Boot Camp | LSU School of Theatre

Boot Camp

LSU Theatre Boot Camp, August 13-18, 2017

The LSU Theatre Boot Camp is an intensive one-week program designed specifically for incoming theatre students. The program is focused on helping students make a smooth transition to LSU theatre and campus life, prior to the start of the fall semester.

Cost: $150.00 – Early housing available (for students living on campus, additional fees apply).

*Co-registration of the Theatre Boot Camp with other activities (offered during the same dates) such as ORIENTATION, RUSH or STRIPES is prohibited.

Registration fee includes: All activities/materials/Boot Camp T-shirt
Registration deadline: July 17, 2017

Questions can be directed to Josh Allred at jallre3@lsu.edu or 225-578-4174.

About

At LSU Theatre Boot Camp, participants will:

  • Learn important study skills
  • Get a jump start on the course content
  • Collaborate in the creation of an original theatrical production
  • Meet faculty, graduate students, Undergraduate Theatre Alliance (UTA) officers, and university staff

In an effort to simulate the life of a typical theatre student, each participant will attend intensives encompassing LSU theatre‘s core curriculum. Participants will also attend workshops in time management and learning strategies—integral to a successful academic career. In the evenings, participants will collaborate on the creation of a new work to be performed at the conclusion of the program.

Schedule

Sunday

  • Housing and program check-in
  • Tours of theatre facilities and the LSU campus
  • Meet ‘n‘ greet
  • Group activity

Monday & Wednesday Mornings

  • Warm up (physical and vocal warm-ups to prep for the day)
  • Study skills workshops

Tuesday & Thursday Mornings

  • Warm up (physical and vocal warm-ups to prep for the day)
  • Getting to know the LSU School of Theatre

Monday–Thursday Afternoons

  • Content-intensive theatre workshops.

Monday–Thursday Evenings

  • Creation of Original Work – mentored by current LSU Theatre undergraduates

Friday

  • Presentation of performance piece
  • Closing ceremonies

Registration

Co-registration of the Theatre Boot Camp with other activities (offered during the same dates) such as ORIENTATION, RUSH or STRIPES is prohibited.

Registration fee includes: All activities/materials/Boot Camp T-shirt
Registration deadline: July 17, 2017

Register for Boot Camp online.

Questions can be directed to jallre3@lsu.edu or 225-578-9277