Saint Martin’s announces theatre performance schedule
Student productions include Pinter’s “Old Times” and
McClure’s “Pvt. Wars”
Feb. 5, 2009
Saint Martin’s theatre arts director, David Hlavsa
announced the University’s play schedule for this winter and spring. The
plays showcase not only student acting talent but also their skills in
directing and writing.
“Another feature of these productions is that we
involve local theatre professionals and facilities,” commented Hlavsa,
“making these truly collaborative efforts within the community.”
The first production, “Old Times” written by Harold
Pinter and directed by David Hlavsa, includes performances by Saint
Martin’s seniors, Clare Lopez, Matt Pritchard and Mallory Bosch. It will
be presented on Feb. 25-27 at 7:30 pm and Feb. 28 at 2:00 pm at the
State Theater in Olympia. Tickets are available at the door ($10 general
admission, $6 students, seniors and military). Tickets for the Feb. 25
performance are pay-what-you will.
The second production is a collection of one act
plays including James McLure’s “Pvt. Wars,” Kobo Abe’s “The Man Who
Turned Into a Stick,” and “The Game,” a comedy written by Clare Lopez, a
Saint Martin’s senior. This evening of one act plays will be held on
April 22-25 at 7:30 pm at the Minnaert Center for the Arts at South
Puget Sound Community College. Tickets are available at the door ($10
general admission, $6 students, seniors and military). Tickets for the
April 22 performance are pay-what-you-will.
Directors for the one act plays include Saint
Martin’s students Mallory Bosch and Emilie Schnabel and Brian Tyrell,
theatre department chair at Centralia College.
Saint Martin’s University is an independent
four-year, Catholic, coeducational university located on a 320-acre
wooded campus in Lacey, Washington. Established in 1895 by the Catholic
Order of Saint Benedict, the University is one of 18 Benedictine
colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only
one west of the Rocky Mountains. Saint Martin’s University prepares
students for successful lives through its 21 majors and six graduate
programs spanning the liberal arts, business, education and engineering.
Saint Martin’s welcomes 1,250 student from many ethnic and religious
backgrounds to its main campus, and 650 more to its five extension
campuses located at Fort Lewis Army Post, McChord Air Force Base,
Olympic College, Centralia College and Tacoma Community College.
For more information contact :
Professor, theatre arts
Saint Martin’s University
Stephen C. McGlone
Vice president for institutional advancement
Saint Martin's University
5300 Pacific Avenue SE
Lacey, WA 98503-7500