Theatre: Student Schedule

Morning Session:

  • 8:15 – 9:00 a.m. | Check-In & Breakfast, Cousins Center
  • 9:00 – 9:15 a.m. | Welcome & Opening Remarks from Provost, Dr. Kathryn McClymond
  • 9:15 – 9:30 a.m. | Theatre Introductions Get to know OU Theatre faculty members and other student attendees; Location: Earl Dolive Theatre
  • 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. | Shakespeare Seminar & Program Highlights; Location: Earl Dolive Theatre Experience a typical Oglethorpe class session and learn more about the OU Theatre program. To prepare for this seminar, please read this article: “The Father and the Bride in Shakespeare.” See more details and submission instructions for your short response essay here.
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. | Program Highlights

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Lunch Break


Afternoon Session:

1:00 – 4:00 p.m. | Auditions, Workshops, & Stage Tours – Check Your Nametag for Your Group

Auditions: Candidates must prepare two contrasting Shakespearean monologues, one comedic and one dramatic, each no more than 90-120 seconds in length. Total audition time is not to exceed 4 minutes. Memorization is expected, and any props should be basic and required by the monologue (such as a piece of paper for a letter). Candidates will perform in the same “street clothes” worn for the seminar.

Workshop: No preparation needed.


4:00 – 5:00 p.m. | OU Uncensored: Meet Theatre Students

What’s it really like to be in the OU Theatre program? Find out in this session led by students (no faculty will be present!). Led by current OU students.