One Act Theatre Summer Camp 2016

Monday, July 11, 2016 to Saturday, July 16, 2016

Due to low enrollment, the One Act Theatre Camp has been cancelled for 2016. Please check back next year.


In the course of a week, campers will have the opportunity to learn theatre skills and put them into practice with a One Act Performance Friday night. Skills covered will include: audition methods, text analysis, acting methods, and stagecrafts. Campers will be divided into several small casts each working on their own interpretation of a common script. 

Friends and families are invited to attend the camper’s showcase performance Friday night at 7 p.m. in Bethany’s Lee Theater. 

For grades 9–12:

  • Audition Process Workshop
  • Directing & Concept Workshop
  • Technical Workshop
  • Rehearsal
  • Public Performance

Eligible campers (current juniors and seniors) can enroll to earn college practicum credit.


$479 per camper (includes lunches Mon.–Fri, and dinner on Friday)

Register online here.

Print and mail registration with this form. 

Deadline to register is June 24.


  • Monday–Thursday: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 9 a.m.–8 p.m? (performance day)
  • Saturday: 12–3 p.m. (cast party) 

Camp Faculty

Amanda Hauman is a freelance acting coach. She earned her MFA in theatre pedagogy from Virginia Commonwealth University. Amanda offers help with individual acting coaching, BFA/MFA selection and application guidance, audition monologue selection and preparation, and group workshops for community and team building.

Jake Yenish is a designer and technical theatre instructor. He earned his MFA in theatre arts from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Jake specializes in lighting design and has taught stagecraft and theatre design courses at Bethany Lutheran College since 2007.


All activities take place in the Sigurd K. Lee Theater and the Ylvisaker Fine Arts Center at Bethany Lutheran College. See our Maps and Directions page for campus maps.


Email with any questions.