Boot Camp | LSU School of Theatre

LSU Theatre Boot Camp, August 16-21, 2020

Registration for Boot Camp 2020 is Now Open!

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: FREE

Registration deadline: August 1, 2020

Questions can be directed to Josh Allred at


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
  • Work with faculty, Undergraduate Theatre Alliance (UTA) officers, and university staff

Participants will attend intensives representative of LSU Theatre‘s core curriculum including Performance, Design and Technology, Film and Television and Theatre History. Students will also learn about other services and resources around campus and attend workshops with topics such as time management and learning strategies—integral to a successful academic career. In the evenings, students will collaborate on the creation of a new work to be performed at the conclusion of the program.

*Please note that participation in Boot Camp is expected of all incoming Freshman majoring in Theatre (Performance, Design/Tech, Theatre Studies, Film & TV, Physical Theatre and Theatre Studies). 


The LSU School of Theatre Boot Camp is offered in conjunction with Welcome Week allowing students to participate in both major-specific workshops and campus-wide activities.

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

Registration deadline: August 1, 2020