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APSU hosts Tennessee Theatre Association Convention

October 21, 2003


Austin Peay is hosting the Tennessee Theatre Association Convention Oct. 22-26.

According to Sara Gotcher, associate professor of theatre, for a small fee, anyone can join the organization, attend the workshops and see the plays competing in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Austin Peays entry is The Little Threepenny Café, directed by Roy Acuff Chair Louis Fantasia. The play will be performed at noon, Oct. 23, in Trahern Theatre.
October 21, 2003


Austin Peay is hosting the Tennessee Theatre Association Convention Oct. 22-26.

According to Sara Gotcher, associate professor of theatre, for a small fee, anyone can join the organization, attend the workshops and see the plays competing in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Austin Peay's entry is “The Little Threepenny Café,” directed by Roy Acuff Chair Louis Fantasia. The play will be performed at noon, Oct. 23, in Trahern Theatre.

The workshops offered Oct. 24-25 will cover a diverse range of topics. Fantasia will lecture on the “History of the Globe Theatre” at 10 a.m. and “Instant Shakespeare” at 2 p.m., Oct. 24, in UC 303. David Wesner, assistant professor of theatre, will present the how-to's of video from a theatrical perspective during “Why Video?” at 1 p.m., Oct. 24, in UC 310. Leni Dyer, assistant professor of theatre, will present “Monsters, Fairies and Other Things That Require Masks” at 10 a.m., Oct. 25, in UC 420A.

The TTA Awards Brunch will be held 10:30 a.m., Oct. 26, in the UC Ballroom.

For more information, telephone 6259.
—Rebecca Mackey