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24-hour Theatre Project to challenge Waldorf College students

Waldorf College
FOREST CITY, IOWA| The Waldorf College Theatre Department will hold its eighth annual 24-hour Theatre Project performance September 6 at 7:00 p.m. in the Smith Theatre. The project provides a learning experience for students and entertainment for the general public.
“Students are locked in for 24 hours,” Dr. Robert AuFrance said. “They are divided into companies and are instructed to write, direct, cast, rehearse, and perform a production in that time frame.”  The event has become quite popular in the past years, outgrowing the original performance location in the Black Box Theatre on campus.
“It’s a lot of fun,” AuFrance said. “It’s a great bonding experience, where students learn to work together. For us, faculty, it is an opportunity to see what students can create in a day and to uncover strengths and talents that may have gone unnoticed otherwise!”
Students begin working on the project Friday, September 5 at 7:00 p.m. and perform 24 hours later. “It really is just a good time,” AuFrance said. “We may be insane, but it makes for a great show!” The performance is free to the public.
About Waldorf College
Located in Forest City, Iowa, Waldorf is a four-year, residential, liberal arts college that has been educating students for over a century. Waldorf delivers engaging experiences through innovative classroom instruction and offers bachelor degree programs in business, communications, psychology, education, fire science administration, criminal justice administration and more. Courses are offered at the Forest City, Iowa, campus and online.
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