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ICC to host 24-hour plays for high schoolers

ICC to host 24-hour plays for high schoolers

Independence, Kansas, July 14, 2017 The William Inge Center for the Arts at celebrates 15 years of fast and furious creativity at its annual High School 24-Hour Plays, Saturday Aug. 26, at Independence Community College (ICC).  Students from numerous high schools will gather to produce six original scripts for a performance at 7 p.m. at the William Inge Theater.

Participants will be guided by guest directors, including: Amanda Kibler, education director of the Coterie Theater of Kansas City; Dana Gore, theater director based in Oklahoma; Lauren Bellatti, Belmont University fine arts graduate; and Sarah Owen, curator of the William Inge Collection at ICC and freelance director.

Two ICC Theater Department faculty will also direct: Ben Corbett, Associate Professor of Voice and Acting; and newly hired professor of theater Erick Wolfe.

Mentoring the High School student playwrights are Forrest Attaway, Artistic Director of Kokopelli Theatre of Kansas City; and Beaufield Berry-Fisher, Nebraska-based playwright.

Don’t miss this amazingly creative performance at 7 p.m. at the William Inge Theatre at Independence Community College on August 26, 2017. 

The performance of six short plays runs about 75 minutes.  Admission is $5 general, free to under 17 and ICC staff and students.  Phone (620) 332-5492 or visit for more information.

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