Festival of New Works features student-written plays

Oct 30, 2012 | General News, Liberal Arts

Ten Louisiana Tech students will have a chance to display their artistic talents during the School of Performing Art’s Festival of New Works Thursday, Nov. 1 and Friday, Nov. 2 beginning at 7:30 p.m. each night in Howard Auditorium’s Stone Theatre. Each play lasts 10 minutes, and all are written, directed and performed by students. Those who will have plays performed are listed by their hometowns: Benton – Eric Whitehead Bossier City – Paula Rae Brown Choudrant – Patrick Boyd, Kelsey Mardis Covington – Rachael Pace Pineville – Payton Wilburn Ruston – Zachary Bentley, Jacob D. Guinn, Jamie Robinson Shreveport – Emily Buckner A talk-back session with each student writer will follow the presentations. The community is invited to attend, and admission for the event is a can, sack or container of food. Works by Bentley, Pace, Buckner, Brown and Boyd will be presented Thursday, and the other five works written by Robinson, Wilburn, Guinn, Whitehead and Mardis will be presented Friday. Both days’ events will take place in Howard Auditorium’s Stone Theatre.