News in Brief Jan. 19, 2011


Department of English continues auditions for production of ‘The Tempest’The UNF Department of English will continue auditions for the April production of William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest.” The play is a romance and is known as Shakespeare’s final play.

There are roles for 25 males and females of all ages, races and ethnicities.

Auditions for musicians, singers and dancers will take place Jan. 20 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. in the Andrew Robinson Theatre. Auditions for actors will also take place Jan. 21 from 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Dr. Pam Monteleone said bringing a two-minute monologue is recommended, but not required. Actors will be reading the script to “The Tempest.” Vocalists should bring CD accompaniment or be prepared to sing a capella.

Monteleone said auditions are open to members of the university and Jacksonville communities and “The Tempest” will be a multi-cultural production.

For information contact Monteleone at [email protected] or 904-704-3207, or Ronica Arntzen at [email protected] or 904-483-1835.

Inspiration behind ‘The Fighter’ comes to UNF for lecture

“Irish” Micky Ward, the junior welterweight champion who is the subject of the film “The Fighter,” will be at UNF Jan. 19 to give a free lecture. The lecture takes place in the Andrew Robinson Theatre at 7 p.m.

For more information, please call Osprey Productions at 904-620-2460.