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The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, January 25, 1989 -Page 11

The stuff of
Repertory Theater f

collegiate

life

--- Thursday, Jan. 26

'ocuses

on 'U'

BY KATE NORTHRUP
AT high noon you saunter through
the Diag and are bombarded by hol-
low social chatter. You're not alone.
Every student faces this scenario day
after day. Some are tempted to ask,
"Is this all there is?"
The Residence Hall Repertory
Theater is asking this same question
and they'd like you to come and lis-
ten. The troupe is the brainchild of
Scott Weissmann, a University
graduate who, four years ago,
brought an ordinary acting class into
a dormitory to develop a set of
sketches aimed at students and
focusing on social issues.
Today, the company is made up

The Repertory Theater has formed a diverse and vital
corps.... Equal contribution is the key to success in
creating an awareness of University social issues in an
entertaining and familiar arena.

experience
1 Equalcontribution is the key to
success in creating an awareness of
University social issues in an enter-
taining and familiar arena. Because
each piece is written by, for, and
about students, the sketches are rele-
*vant and accurate.
It'sdnot necessary to struggle
r through collegiate chaos alone. Stu-
- dents mulling over the puzzle of
University life may find that the
Y missing piece lies in the hands of
d these travelling revelers.

of 23 students dedicated to theater
with a conscience. Each Wednesday
at 10 p.m., the ensemble visits a
dormitory to present 15-20 sketches
illuminating the pressures and id-
iosyncracies that permeate campus
experience. Their current presenta-
tion,Babes and Biceps, is that All? ,
addresses everything from scholastic
competition to rape.
In some skits, players simply
mimic what they see on campus in
an attempt to raise awareness about

the triviality of social habits. The
troupe often focuses on anxiety over
gender roles, expressed in mono-
logues performed by both men and
women. Readings from poetry by
Marge Piercy make up a solemn and
disturbing facet of the hour-long
show in which the ensemble ap
proaches the sensitive issues of rape
The Repertory Theater has forme
a diverse and vital corps willing to
share ideas and talents in a forum
where nobody receives top billing

Auditions forTears From Heaven
and Solitaire Duet - A pair of one
act plays. Room 2528, Frieze bldg,
5-7 p.m.
A prepared monologue is desired.
--- Sunday, Jan. 29-Monday,
Jan. 30
Auditions forOn Baile's Strand
and The Death of Cuchulain - two
Cuchulain plays by W.B.Yeats.
Play requires six or seven men,
five or six women, and some
technical assistance.
Meet in Foyer of Angell at 7:30
p.m. on Sun., Jan.29, or Mon., Jan.
30 or call Molly Hirth at 996-0864.
--- Monday, Jan. 30
Auditions forLetters Home by
Rose Goldemberg: a Basement Arts
production, 7:30 p.m., Rm 2528

Frieze bldg. Casting for two women.
Scripts available in the Theatre
library. Please prepare a 3-5 minute
monologue.
--- Monday, Jan. 30-Tuesday,
Jan. 31
Auditions for the Performance
Network production of India's Song
by Margerite Duras. Open call for 17
actors. Call Linda at 663-0681 for
further information.
Actress and Dancers wanted for a
16 mm film. Get credit for appearing
in a graduate production. Call Link
at 995-5481.
Auditions and Opportunities
appears each Wednesday in the
Michigan Daily Arts section. If you
have further information on any
theater auditions or opportunities:
please contact Cherie Curry at 763-
0379.

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TILE RESIDENCE HALL REPER-
TORY THEATER wit perform
BABES AND BICEPS: IS THAT
ALL? atthe South Pit of Mary
Markley Hall at 10 p.m. tonight.

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