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Fine Arts Weekend

Be Our Guest!

 Join the Waldorf University Theatre Department for our 15th annual Theatre Workshop Weekend. During this one or two day event, our guest will have the opportunity to observe and participate in acting and audition workshops, tour the campus and fine arts facilities, audition for generous theatre scholarships, and attend a production (meals provided). This event is being offered at no cost to students, faculty and family members.

This exciting opportunity is being held on April 13-14, 2018 at the Smith Theatre on the Waldorf campus. If you and your party are interested in attending, please complete our Theatre Workshop Weekend Registration Form.

Do you have a group that would like to attend? High School groups can reserve their spot by completing the Theatre Workshop Weekend High School Group Registration Form, by calling 641.585.8288 or emailing Robert AuFrance. Group registrations are due by April 6, 2018.

If you are unable to attend our Theatre Workshop Weekend but would like to visit us, please let us know! We would love to schedule an individual visit for you or your group. You can schedule a visit at 9 a.m. or 1 p.m. any day of the week.

Upcoming Dates

  • April 13-14, 2018
  • September 28-29, 2018

Helpful links to help you plan your visit to Waldorf University:

If you have any questions, please contact us at 800.292.1903 or email us at admissions@Waldorf.edu
We look forward to seeing you at our Theatre Workshop Weekend!

Theatre Workshop Weekend Activity Schedule

Two Day Event:

Friday April 13
9:30-10 a.m. Registration
10-11 a.m. Theatre Activities & Welcome
11 a.m.-12 p.m. Campus Tours
12-1 p.m. Lunch
1-2 p.m. Acting Workshop with Dr. Robert AuFrance
2-3 p.m. Audition Workshop with Dr. Marla Britton-Johnson
3-3:30 p.m. Break (Refresh and rejuvenate)
Scholarship Auditions (Optional)
3:30-4 p.m. Band Excursion (Option 1)
Improv Sessions (Option 2)
4-4:30 p.m. Choir Excursion (Option 1)
Improv Sessions Cont. (Option 2)
4:30-5 p.m. Student Panel
5-6 p.m. Dinner
6-7 p.m. Backstage with the cast and crew of American Idiot
7-7:30 p.m. In seats for American Idiot
7:30-9:30 p.m. Performance of American Idiot
9:30 p.m. Pizza Party with Theatre Students
Overnight Stay- Waldorf Dorms (students only)

Saturday April 14
9-9:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:30-10 a.m. Theatre Warm-ups
10-10:30 a.m. Tour Fine Arts Facilities
10:30-11:30 a.m. 1 Hour Theatre Preparation
11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Lunch
12:15-12:30 p.m. 1 Hour Theatre Set-Up
12:30-1 p.m. 1 Hour Theatre Performance
1 p.m. Farewell

One Day Event:

9:30-10 a.m. Registration
10-11 a.m. Theatre Activities & Welcome
11 a.m.-12 p.m. Campus Tours
12-1 p.m. Lunch
1-2 p.m. Acting Workshop with Dr. Robert AuFrance
2-3 p.m. Audition Workshop with Dr. Marla Britton-Johnson
3-3:30 p.m. Break (Refresh and rejuvenate)
3:30-4 p.m. Band Excursion (Option 1)
Improv Sessions (Option 2)
4-4:30 p.m. Choir Excursion (Option 1)
Improv Sessions Cont. (Option 2)
4:30-5 p.m. Student Panel
5-6 p.m. Dinner
6-7 p.m. Backstage with the cast and crew of American Idiot
7-7:30 p.m. In seats for American Idiot
7:30-9:30 p.m. Performance of American Idiot