Dr. Gina Lane | 816-415-7621
Department Chair 

Communication and Theatre
William Jewell College 
500 College Hill 
Liberty, MO 64068



Scholarships and academic credit are available for students interested in our co-curricular activities:

  • Debate contact: Interim Director of Debate: Kyle Dennis
  • Newspaper contact: Dr. Stephanie DeClue 
  • Theatre contact: Professor Nathan Wyman 
    • All students are eligible to compete for a Theatre Talent Award. The awards are available to both performers and designers or technicians, whether they choose to major in theatre or another program.
      • Plan a campus visit: Schedule an appointment with Nathan Wyman, producing director of Jewell Theatre. You'll get a one-on-one meeting and a tour of the theatre facility. 
      • For those interested in performance: Prepare an audition piece no longer than 4 minutes that includes two contrasting monologues or a monologue and a musical selection. {Tip: Select age-appropriate pieces and avoid accents.}
      • For those interested in design/production: Prepare a portfolio of creative work that expresses your interests and talent areas. Acceptable work would include any theatre design or art mediums. {Tip: Tell the story of the progress of the work rather than just showing finished products.} 
      • Describe your experience: All auditioning students should bring a theatre résumé. Some students include a headshot or a DVD of a performance, but these are not required.

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