Would Ashlea work in the circus? Sure. Live on a dairy farm teaching theatre to kids? Absolutely.
This behind-the-scenes novice wouldn't be in theatre if it wasn't for her friends making her go to an audition...and then volunteering for the stage manager job!
Auditions begin in February for this Jean-Paul Sartre play that examines existentialism.
Hare's advice to students: "Make the most of your education. Own it. If you don't feel like you are being challenged, ask for more."
Besides acting, many SAU techies, directors, and writers will be competing in their events in Lincoln, Neb., January 20-26.