Bruce Linser, visiting professor for musical theater, and Harry Murphy, associate professor of drama in the College of Arts and Sciences, presented workshops, “Constructing the Classical Monologue" and "Act Like You Mean It" for stage and musical theater, at the Florida Theatre Conference Festival in Gainesville, Florida, Oct. 24–27. While there, they, along with Adam Simpson, scouted for talented students and auditioned 360 for the B.FA. in drama program.
Over 65 workshops were offered at the conference, including singing, acting, pantomime, dance, stage combat, directing, play writing, and all technical areas of the stage. High school and college transfer students auditioned for over 50 colleges and universities from around the nation.