Drama: Auditioning, Acting and Performance

Salisbury University’s Drama: Auditioning, Acting and Performance academy is designed to improve students’ acting skills no matter what their experience level. The intensive two-week course includes sessions on theater games, improvisation, voice, movement, monologue work and working as an ensemble, culminating in a final showcase of a short play.

What You Need to Know

Audience: Students entering grades 9-12
 - Week one: July 6-10
 - Week two: July 13-17
 - Final showcase: July 18
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, with the final showcase 5 to 7 p.m. July 17 and 2 p.m. July 18
Cost: $500 total
Qualifications: None

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For questions or more information, contact sea@salisbury.edu

Program Highlights

Participants in the drama academy will:

  •  Improve their acting skills through theater games, improvisation and monologue work
  • Perform both comedic and serious monologues and a short play to an audience
  • Gain knowledge of basic acting techniques, voice, movement and working as an ensemble

Academy Instructors

Amanda Welch-Hamill is a Salisbury native and has been involved in theater for most of her life. She has worked with multiple organizations to facilitate summer theater programs for Wicomico County, Maryland Center for the Arts and Community Players of Salisbury. She earned her M.F.A. in acting from the Catholic University of America and her B.A. from SU. She currently teaches in the Communication Department at SU.