Barter Theatre Inks Agreement with E&H
December 22, 2009Barter Theatre and Emory & Henry College have signed an agreement that continues a collaborative arrangement aimed at enhancing professional theatre education for E&H students.
The three-year agreement establishes the name of the E&H drama program as The Department of Theatre at Emory & Henry College, in association with Barter Theatre.
The agreement includes a mentor program that allows E&H students to "shadow" the work of a Barter professional and an observation program, which allows students to observe daily rehearsals, productions meetings and performances throughout an academic year.
Other features of the agreement include an audition and review process involving Barter personnel to help monitor the work of students in the E&H theatre program, professional workshops conducted by Barter professionals, instructional tours for students of Barter facilities, and E&H student participation in technical activities at Barter.