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Open House


The School of Theatre Open House is an exciting opportunity for college-bound high school students to interact with LSU Theatre faculty and discover our programs in Performance, Design/Technology, Arts Administration, Physical Theatre, Film and Television, and Theatre Studies.

Guests may also choose to attend a pre-show reception and performance of the LSU Theatre performance of Our Town.

When:  Saturday, February 23, 2019
Where:  Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Louisiana State University Campus

For more information, please contact Josh Allred at 225-578-4174 or

  • Open House Schedule

    10:00a – Check in begins (MDA Lobby)
    10:15a – 10:30a – Dean's welcome (Shaver Theatre)
    10:30 – 12:00p – Design and Technology Workshop (TBD)
             o Tara Houston, Assistant Professor of Scenic Design
    12:00p – 1:00p – Lunch (MDA Lobby)
    1:00p – 2:30p – Performance Workshop (Studio Theatre)
             o Rick Holden, Associate Professor/Head of Undergraduate Performance
    2:30p – 3:00p – Student Forum/Parent Forum (Studio Theatre/Shaver Theatre)
    3:15p – 4:15p – Performance/Portfolio Evaluations - Opportunity for attendees to receive valuable feedback on their work from SOT faculty.
                    ▪ Performance - Prepare a 90-second contemporary or classical monologue. (135 MDA)
                    ▪ Design/Tech or Arts Administration - Please bring a physical copy of your resume and/or portfolio. Please be prepared to discuss your previous experience and/or
                       interest in continued study in the area. (103 MDA)
                    ▪ Film/TV - please bring a resume and 90-second reel as a Quicktime file on a USB flash drive. Be prepared to discuss the selected body of work. (181 MDA)
    4:15p – Dinner on your own, a list of restaurants will be provided
    7:30p – performance of Our Town (Shaver Theatre)

Register for the LSU Theatre Open House.