Ten-Minute Play Festival

Feb 07, 2019 to Feb 10, 2019
Theatre B
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 8:00pm
Friday, February 8, 2019 - 8:00pm
Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 2:00pm
Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 8:00pm
Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 2:00pm


The University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts is proud to present the 22nd Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival. Join us for the premiere of these undergraduate playwright’s new works!

The 2019 Ten-Minute Play Festival features eight different 10-minute productions that are written, acted, designed, and run by undergraduate students. Support these students in a night that will have something for everyone, whether it be laughs, heartbreak, or an existential crisis.

Festival Plays
(Performances February 7, 8, 9 at 8:00 p.m. and February 10 at 2:00 p.m.)

Assembly by Kaylyn Kluck, directed by Kaylyn Kluck
Ellis Wright Goes to Hell by Brigid Martin, directed by Tessa Stahlhut
Every Seven Years by Sarah Weeks, directed by Elijah Jones
Happier by Brad Pinkhinke, directed by Brad Pinkhinke
Just Get on With the Story by Charles Kidd, directed by Albert Williams
Doolemma by Ashlynn Dale, directed by Ashlynn Dale
3 Students by Cameron Speta, directed by Rachel Sofa
Toilet World by Nicole Gabrione, directed by Ben Sulzberger

Reading Series
(Readings February 9 at 2:00 p.m.)

Drink or Die by Emmy Palmersheim
Labyrinth by Irene Enlow
(Wo)Man by Jivani Rodriguez
The Stasis And by Eileen Campbell
Wouldn’t You Love to Love Her by Olivia Schneider
Astral Connections by Austin J. Yerington

Artistic Team

Artistic Team of Ten-Minute Play Festival
Title Name
Festival Coordinator Kristen Hartsgrove Mooers
Scenic and Props Designer Harry Daley-Young
Lighting Designer Colten Langfitt, Julia Corbett
Stage Manager Adam Koob

Cast Lists

Cast List of Ten-Minute Play Festival
Play Role Name
Assembly Personality Brian Canchola
Talent Brandon Trevino
Dreams Sammi Shane
Looks Anna Currier
Inspector Hannah Ver Steeg
Prototype 1 Steven Vlahakis
Prototype 2 Brett Stone
Ellis Wright Goes to Hell Ellis Wright Anthony Davis
Demom Maggie Nips
Steve (dad) Tristan Roeder
Pentraraham Ashley LaPointe
Every Seven Years Timothy Alison Woitte
Carl Lexi Healey
Happier Dog Gabrielle Aranza
Andy Andrea Warhurst
Dad/Vet Seamus Deely
Other Brandon Trevino
Just Get On With the Story Confusus JT Hooven
Narrator Aaditya Deshpande
Person 1 Seamus Deely
Person 2 KJ Peterson
Doolema Woman 1 Clara Reynen
Woman 2 Elli Bandstra
Woman 3 TBA
Voice of Janitor TBA
3 Students Natalie Kate Anderson
Trevor Ethan Walleser
Cirava TBA
Toilet World Geoff John Lyons
April TBA
Jake Rylee Wegmann


Tickets for Gallery Productions are available in the Theatre lobby one hour before showtime.
Tickets are free for University of Iowa students (with a valid ID) and $5 for general admission.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the Department of Theatre Arts in advance at 319.335.2700.