University Theatre to hold auditions for Boy Gets Girl

The University of South Dakota Department of Theatre is holding open auditions for Boy Gets Girl, Feb. 2 and 3 in the Arena Theatre of  the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts. Auditions are from 6 to 9 p.m. each evening. Those wishing to audition are encouraged to prepare two contrasting monologues totaling three minutes. Callbacks will be held Wednesday, Feb. 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Arena, as well. Interested parties should reserve a specific audition time by signing up on the theatre callboard located in the east hallway of Fine Arts or by contacting the director, Rachel Foulks, at rachel.foulks@usd.edu. 

In Rebecca Gilman's drama Boy Gets Girl, we meet Theresa, a young, successful reporter who goes on a blind date with Tony, another soul looking for love. After two awkward yet illuminating dates, Theresa sees no point in continuing the relationship. Tony thinks otherwise and begins to stalk Theresa, threatening her personal safety and ability to maintain her own identity.  In Boy Gets Girl Gilman examines the loss of self as experienced by victims of stalking.

Boy Gets Girl performs March 24-27 at 7:30 p.m. and March 28 at 2 p.m. in the Arena Theatre. Ticket information may be found at www.usd.edu/theatre or by contacting the Theatre Department at 677-5400.

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