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Students Present One-Act Plays

By Molly Exner
UW-RF News Bureau

APRIL 22, 2005--UW-River Falls theatre students display their personally directed and produced one-act plays in the Blanche Davis Theater at 7:30 p.m., May 3-5.

Admission to view these productions is free and open to the public, but a $2 donation at the door is suggested to help fund the University Theatre organization Masquers.

Whether a student is a theatre major or a theatre lover, Masquers welcomes all students and encourages them to act on their interests in the performing arts.

During spring semester, 13 UW-RF students took the course, Directing 1, which focused on giving the students an in-depth introduction to the directing process for theatre arts. Several of the students who directed the one-act plays came from a variety of majors.

The plays being produced are all very unique. The plays range from farcical and intriguing comedies to contemporary drama and classic plays. Several members from the River Falls community also are acting in some of the plays.

For more information on the performances, please contact the theatre department at 715/425-4895. Students director, listed by hometown, and the titles of their play include:

WISCONSIN
Hudson, Wis,: Kortney Simpson, "Philadelphia," majoring in theatre arts
Ettrick, Wis.: Morgan Fisher, "Nervous Laughter," majoring in theatre arts
Baldwin, Wis.: Laura Kunesh, "The Marriage Proposal," majoring in theatre arts
Appleton, Wis.: Ed Falkner, "Universal Wolf," majoring in theatre arts
Rhinelander, Wis.: Iris O'Brien, "Babels in Arms," majoring in history
Madison, Wis.: Nate Messina-Anderson, "14-15," majoring in speech communications

MINNESOTA
Hastings, Minn.: Kate White, "As Angels Watch," majoring in communication disorders
Cottage Grove, Minn.: Stephanie Briggs, "For Whom the Southern Bell Tolls," majoring in speech communications
Stillwater, Minn.: Ty Kier, "You Can't Trust the Male," majoring in theatre arts
Mahtomedi, Minn.: Jordan Cassavant, "Naomi in the Living Room," majoring in psychology
Hibbing, Minn.: Mike McKay, "Final Placement," majoring in theatre arts
St. Paul, Minn.: Christine Lemke, "The Sure Thing," majoring in speech communications
Rosemount, Minn.: Theresa Flaherty, "Graceland," majoring in art

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