This archived article was written by: Karli Morris
The USU Eastern Theater Department is looking to improve and increase their enrollment. The International Thespian Society will be holding the Thespian Festival the last week of June at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Neb. Wade Arave, admissions advisor – enrollment services, will be admitting students to Eastern as well as teaching a workshop on how to help students memorize their lines for a production.
Corey Ewan, associate professor of theater, plans to sit in on auditions to find prospective students to be a part of the USU Eastern theater department. He will also be teaching a workshop on auditioning.
Grady McEvoy, associate professor of theater [retiring this spring], will be attending the festival as a judge for the different competitions on the technical side of theater, such as lighting.
Top colleges and universities as well as high school students attend the festival.