FSC theatre department
LAKELAND, Fla. (Oct. 15, 2004) - Florida Southern's theatre department has begun an educational outreach program of workshops in theatre arts. The workshops are free and have been offered to high schools in Polk County, Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Orlando.
The program's goal, said Paul Bawek, assistant theatre arts professor, "is to cultivate the skill base of artistic members in our community through educational experiences in theatre arts."
Workshop topics include Auditioning for the Theatre, Laban Movement Analysis & Creating Character, Playwriting, Introductory or Advanced Acting Methodologies and Techniques, Monologue Coaching, and Scene Study.
Sessions run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the participating school's facility. Currently, one workshop date, Dec. 10, remains available. To sign up or for further information on the outreach program and future workshops, please contact Bawek at (863) 680-4184 or
About Florida Southern College
Founded in 1885, Florida Southern College is a private, comprehensive United Methodist college with a liberal arts core. The college maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 38 undergraduate majors and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio, provides strong student/faculty mentorship programs, boasts 24 NCAA Division II national championships, and is ranked by U. S. News and World Report as one of the top ten Southern Comprehensive Colleges-Bachelors. Located on scenic Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern is the home of the world's largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.