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Drama Team

If you are looking for something to be brave about, consider fine arts. — Robert Frost

Are you dramatically inclined? RBC offers several options for those who enjoy acting or working behind the scenes in a theatrical production. We do an in-house production every year and send out a traveling drama team (ACTS 29) every other year. We've even done dinner theatre!

I can take any empty space and call it a bare stage. — Peter Brook.

Christa Wolf teaches Introduction to the Dramatic Arts and Directing for the Stage; she also leads ACTS 29 and has directed campus productions of plays such as The Miracle Worker, The Magician's Nephew, Over the River and Through the Woods, The Imaginary Invalid, Pygmalion, The Case of the Frozen Saints, and last year's musical, Godspell.

Christa believes that “drama is an effective tool in evangelism,” and describes her approach this way: “As I interact with the students at RBC, I use my training in fine arts to help them find ways to creatively and dramatically convey spiritual truths that can lead others to Christ.”

We live in what is, but we find a thousand ways not to face it. Great theatre strengthens our faculty to face it. — Thornton Wilder

Christa likes using drama to reach those who are outside the church: “People are often more responsive to ideas that they think they've come up with on their own. Drama enables us to show them a picture of truth and let them figure out the meaning for themselves.”

The real object of the drama is the exhibition of the human character. — Thomas Babington Macaulay

The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery. — Sir Francis Bacon

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