Drama Club

 

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Gwen Jensen

 

Officers elected annually include:

Drama Club at Wayne State College is open to all Wayne State College students with an interest in Theatre.

 

This exuberant group meets once weekly to discuss their love of theatre, engage in social activities, and plan events. Outreach is a vital component of this organization. Drama Club hosts many activities and fund raisers. Each December, Drama Club hosts district high-school one-act play competitions. The proceeds from these events assist in defraying the costs for students to travel to

Region V KCACTF*, an annual convention celebrating the production of Theatre.

 

Drama Club also hosts an annual Drama Day – a day devoted to high school students. Area high school students enjoy workshops, conducted by Wayne State College Theatre students, that cover many aspects of theatrical production: makeup, set building, costuming, acting, improvisation, relaxation, lights and sound, auditioning techniques, and children’s theatre.

 

Upon completion of the academic year, Drama Club hosts the annual Theatre Banquet, our own version of The Academy Awards, featuring legitimate as well as faux pas awards.

 

Committed to the quality production of theatre, Drama Club has underwritten several student productions including Rowing to America: The Immigrant Project, and Dutchman, both staged in the Black Box Theatre.. Drama Club is a recognized organization with Wayne State College’s Student Activities Board. There are no annual fees or dues.

 

Come be a part of the fun! Support quality Theatre, enjoy a BBQ, take part at a meeting, come bowling!

 

Join Drama Club!

  • KCACTF – Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Sponsored in part by the U.S. Department of Education, Dr. and Mrs. Gerald McNichols, The Laura Pels International Foundation, the Kennedy Center Corporate Fund, and the National Committee for the Performing Arts. Started in 1969 by Roger L. Stevens, the Kennedy Center's founding chairman, the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) is a national theater program involving 18,000 students from colleges and universities nationwide which has served as a catalyst in improving the quality of college theater in the United States. The KCACTF has grown into a network of more than 600 academic institutions throughout the country, where theater departments and student artists showcase their work and receive outside assessment by KCACTF respondents.

Contact Information
For more information, please contact:

 

Gwen Jensen , Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director
Dept. of Comm. Arts
FA 111A
Wayne, NE 68787
(402) 375-7422
FAX: (402 375-7130
gwjense1@wsc.edu

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