Saint Martin’s students perform collection of one act plays

Student productions include McClure’s “Pvt. Wars” and Abe’s “The Man Who Turned into a Stick”

April 9, 2009

Saint Martin’s theatre arts department will perform a series of one act plays including James McClure’s Pvt. Wars and Kobo Abe’s The Man Who Turned into a Stick. 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.

The plays showcase not only student acting talent but also their skills in writing and directing. The Game, a play written by Saint Martin’s senior Clare Lopez, will be among the evening’s productions.

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:

David Hlavsa professor
Theatre arts Saint Martin’s University