URTA's National Showcase Calendar for 2013 is up and running!
List your graduate showcase now! For full information, head to our Showcase Calendar page.
"URTA's Showcase calendar is such a blessing. It's an incredible resource for agents and casting directors. Congratulations on continuing this most valuable service."
-Carol Nadell, Casting Director, Selective Casting
The 2014 National Unified Auditions and Interviews are complete. Even with all the changes to the process, and the sometimes uncooperative weather, It was a great year for the candidates and the recruiters from our Member Institutions, as well as our many Guest Participants.
URTA again held a giftcard sweepstakes, sponsored by the Westin Chicago Michigan Avenue. Ten lucky NUAI candidates have been selected at random to receive $100 gift cards from Amazon!
The winners have been contacted and their gift cards are on the way. A hearty 'thank you' to all who participated, and congratulations to our winners!
For a list of the winning candidates, follow the link below.
The University/Resident Theatre Association (URTA) announced the result of the elections recently conducted for the association's Board of Directors, the governing body of URTA. Brant Pope, accomplished director and Chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Texas, Austin was elected as President of URTA. Holly Poe Durbin, an award winning entertainment costume designer and Head of the Costume Design program at the University of California, Irvine, won election as Vice President. Both officers will serve two-year terms starting in July 2014. In addition, Michael Fry, director, artistic director, and Deputy Director of the East 15 Acting School, London, UK, and Claudia Stephens, busy costume designer in theatre, opera and dance, and Associate Professor at the Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University, were elected as new directors on URTA's board. Directors serve three-year terms.