One Acts

The theater department produces a collection of one act plays each semester in addition to the mainstage. Usually student-directed pieces, one acts provide a more formal opportunity to practice directing skills and techniques than simply within the classroom, in addition to offering beginning actors the chance to be cast in significant roles.

  • Winter One Acts 2014, Feb. 13th and 14th at 8:00 and 15th at 3:00

    The 2013-2014 Winter One Acts include Angie Troyer's senior recital "Do Not Go Gentle" by Suzan Zeder, directed by Angie Troyer; and "Stay Tuned" by Peter Eash-Scott, directed by Grace Swartzendruber.

  • ‘Gadfly’ Oct. 4-5

    'Gadfly' Oct. 4-5. Based on a true story, this original play follows the experiences of Sam Steiner, an American draft dodger and his journey to Canada in 1968.

  • Winter One Acts, Feb. 2013

    WOA include an encore production from Billy Funk’s senior recital DEGAS C’EST MOI by David Ives, directed by Phil Weaver-Stoesz, original film shorts by Samuel Jones &  Jacob Landis-Eigsti, concluding with the runner-up one act in the 2012 Goshen Peace Play Contest, SELDOM IS HEARD by Mary Steelsmith, directed by Nate Vader.     Winter […]

  • Peace Play: Mr. Maurizio, Oct. 2012

    Mr. Maurizio explores the volatile relationship between a lonely man in his seventies and his "companion"...

  • Winter One Acts: Haiku and La Serva Padrona, Feb. 2012

    Winter One Acts will feature a playful opera and a modern drama, each about the misconceptions of identity.

  • The 2011-2012 “Strangers No More” Season begins!

    Three student-directed plays headline the Homecoming One Acts

  • A Gentler Place, Oct. 2010

    Winner of the biennial peace play competition at Goshen College, A Gentler Place is a thought-provoking play that attacks, uproots, and threatens to expose a buried secret nestled deep within a rural township.

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