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Peer Theatre's Night of One Acts 2020
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Peer Theatre's Night of One Acts 2020

  • Actors Mara and Joci facilitating a skit on roommate conflict Actors Mara and Joci facilitating a skit on roommate conflict
  • The first official Peer Theatre performance (2013) The first official Peer Theatre performance (2013)

Peer Theatre

Peer Theatre is a program entering its seventh year with Off the Lake and is focused on creating and fostering dialogue about difficult social topics across the Ohio State community, in addition putting on its annual night of one acts.  Each performance consists of 2-3 skits and will be followed by small and large group discussion facilitated by trained OTL members.  We also provide resource sheets at the end of each performance in case any audience member is interested in learning more about the topics presented or finds something within our performance triggering in any way.  Through these skits we hope to promote the four pillars of Residence Life: Community, Wellness, Learning, and Inclusion.

 

Join Peer Theatre!

  • To become a general member of PT:

    • Apply HERE by 10/14 at 11:59 PM
    • Interviews via Zoom for new members 

 

  • One Acts

    • Director Application

      • Applications due by Saturday, October 24th by 11:59pm, email to zeleznik.16 and harris.2719

      • Will be notified if receive an interview Sunday, October 25th 

      • Interviews will be scheduled and conducted via zoom for October 26th and 27th

    • Auditions

      • How it will work:

        • We will put out a few excerpts from each show prior to scheduled audition dates 

        • We will schedule individual zoom auditions with both us, and the directors, for November 2nd and 3rd

        • November 4th → casts picked and everyone notified, rehearsals start right after

 

 

For a closer look at what it's like to be part of OTL's Peer Theatre, check out the vlogs created by last year's ensemble:

 

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Book Us!

Interested in booking our Peer Theatre group for a performance? Performances are free of charge and we have skits on the following topics:

  • Diverse Abilities
  • Diverse Living
  • Healthy Relationships
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Life After College
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Wellness

Book us by filling out this form, or contact our skit coordinators Terry Wheeler and Noel Wallace. Contact information can be found under the “Contact Us” info tab.