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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Auditions for New Play Festival

   Auditions are coming up next week for the 4th Annual New Play Festival of Student Written Work at Ashland Community and Technical College.

   The auditions will be conducted: Feb. 27, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.; and Feb. 28, 2017 at 6 p.m.

   Auditions will be held at the J.B. Sowards Theatre located on the main campus at 1400 College Drive in Ashland. The auditions are open to ACTC students, faculty and staff, area high school and college students and members of the community. 

   No advance preparation or experience is required. Those auditioning will be asked to perform cold readings from the scripts.

   The 4th Annual New Play Festival will feature a collection of short plays, scenes and monologues written by students in the Fall 2016 English 207-Playwriting Class taught by Jonathan Joy, Assistant Professor of English and Writing.

   Performances are scheduled for: April 7 and 8 at 7 p.m. and April 9 at 2:30 p.m.

   Audience members will vote for the "Best Play." For more information about auditions, contact Festival Coordinator Sarah Diamond Burroway at 606-922-2903 or Jonathan Joy at 606-326-2201.

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