The Austin College directing class presents an evening of one-act plays to showcase student work. The student-directed productions are December 1 and 2, at 7:30 in Ida Green Theatre of Ida Green Communications Center. They are free and open to the public.
Senior Marissa Wilkinson from Wilsonville, Oregon directs Blue Stars by Stuart Spencer; Senior Eric Drake from Carrolton, Texas directs The Last Can by D.M. Larson, and junior Harri Drake from Whitesboro, Texas directs The Door by Paul Elliott.
Austin College, a private national liberal arts college located north of Dallas in Sherman, Texas, has earned a reputation for excellence in academic preparation, international study, pre-professional foundations, leadership development, committed faculty, and hands-on, adventurous learning opportunities. One of 40 schools profiled in Loren Pope’s influential book Colleges That Change Lives, Austin College boasts a welcoming community that embraces diversity and individuality, with more than 40 percent of students representing ethnic minorities. A residential student body of approximately 1,275 students and a faculty of more than 100 allow a 13:1 student-faculty ratio and personalized attention. The College is related by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (USA) and cultivates an inclusive atmosphere that supports students’ faith journeys regardless of religious tradition. Founded in 1849, the College is the oldest institution of higher education in Texas operating under original name and charter.