Ten-Minute Play Festival

Feb 13, 2020 to Feb 16, 2020
Alan MacVey Theatre
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 8:00pm
Friday, February 14, 2020 - 8:00pm
Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 8:00pm
Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 2:00pm
Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 2:00pm


The University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts is proud to present the 23rd Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival. Join us for the premiere of these undergraduate playwright’s new works!

The 2020 Ten-Minute Play Festival features seven 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.

Ten-Minute Plays
(Performances on February 13, 14, 15 at 8:00 p.m. and February 16 at 2:00 p.m.)

Earth Magic by Sarah Weeks, Directed by Elijah Jones
Encounters In The Moment by Brett Shaw, directed by Brigid Martin
Familiar Faces by Brocklund Larson, directed by Ashley Helm
Onions by Olivia Schneider, directed by Albert Williams
Scouts written and directed by Jivani Rodriguez
The Roommates by Cheyenne Hartfield, directed by Logan Pratt
Thirteenth Story by Kjistine Peterson, directed by Allison Sass

Reading Series
(Performance on February 15 at 2:00 p.m.)

We’re Not in Greece Anymore: An Antigone Story by Kit George
Semifera by Brigid Martin
Space Debris by Sarah Weeks
Accidents Happen by Kyle Petrie
Lunar Gravity by Fran Guo

Artistic Team

Artistic Team of Ten-Minute Play Festival
Title Name
Festival Coordinator Kristy Hartsgrove Mooers
Scenic Designer Emily Arvidson
Lighting Designer Reese Morgan
Production Stage Manager Amy Wickenkamp
Assistant Stage Manager Maya Simon
Reading Series Stage Directions Kyle Schindler

Cast Lists

Cast lists for Ten-Minute Plays
Play Name
Earth Magic Ashley Migliore
Mackenzie Vlazny
Encounters In The Moment Emma Kohlenberg
Kyle Schindler
Margaret Schafer
Maya Jalukar
Skylar Vanden Bosch
Aaron Kruger
Familiar Faces Cassandra Chia
Seamus Deely
Ashley Lapointe
Josie O'Neill
Kate Struble
Onions Sophia Kilburg
Cailin Hall
Aaditya Deshpande
Scouts Jailene Bernal
Julia So
Travis Coltrain
The Roommates Selveyah Gamblin
Samantha Amundson
Lola Knight
Thirteenth Story Brian Nilles
Kayce Drevline
Alex Granfield
Dani Werner
We're Not in Greece Anymore: An Antigone Story Manisha Modukuri
Alexis Vaselopolous
Gabriel Bautista
Benjamin Gimenez
Semifera Seamus Deely
Alex Granfield
Miriam Ochs
Space Debris Aaron Kruger
Brian Nilles
Accidents Happen Gabriel Bautista
Benjamin Gimenez
Lunar Gravity Miriam Ochs
Selveyah Gamblin


Tickets for the Ten-Minute Play Festival 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.