Sterling College Hosts Theatre Workshop for Local High School Students

Release Date: 
March 10, 2010

Brandishing swords and makeup brushes, Sterling College theatre students and alumni shared their knowledge of theatre with 250 high school students on March 5. Sterling College President Dr. Paul J. Maurer gave a general welcome to the high school theatre teachers and students, and then the workshop participants were able to choose from a variety of sessions: directing, forensics, stage makeup, stage combat, musical theatre, and dance/choreography. Following lunch in the Sterling College cafeteria, the high school students attended a matinee performance of the SC Theatre Department’s production of “The Merchant of Venice.”

Rebekah Wagley, teacher at Little River High School, brought her theatre students. “We used to go to a different workshop, but for the past three years we have come to this one because the quality is so high. My students love the stage comba