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High school students invited to participate in summer repertory theatre for college credit

The South Carolina School for the Arts is seeking high school students to participate in the 2014 season of The Anderson University Repertory Theatre, which will include summer performances of a comedy by Molière and five humorous, short plays.

To request an audition, contact Artistic Director Robert Homer-Drummond at or (864) 328-1419, or contact Theatre Manager Charity Yost Reed at or (864) 328-1847.

Auditions will be held until May 21.

"The audition will be an enjoyable process where students will be welcomed and encouraged," Homer-Drummond said.

High school students will earn one hour of college credit for participation in a multi-week drama course taught by theatre professors at The South Carolina School of the Arts. The program costs $225.

The dates and times of the course are as follows:

  • June 2-6, 6 - 10 p.m.
  • June 9-13, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • June 16-20, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • June 23-28, 2 p.m. -10 p.m.

Students will stage The Learned Ladies, a comedy by Molière and humorous, dramatic sketches by David Ives, Christopher Durang and Shel Silverstein. Students will participate in all aspects of production.

The performances will be staged in the Belk Theatre of the Rainey Fine Arts Center at Anderson University as part of the program. Last summer's performances included two farces by Anton Chekov and A Midsummer Night's Dream by Shakespeare.

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