Georgetown College Maskrafters was organized in May of 1924 by James Morland, Registrar of the college. The Ruth Pearce Wilson Lab Theatre is currently the primary performance space for Maskrafters. Recent productions in the Lab Theatre include:
The Lab Theatre is also used by film faculty and students for staged readings and camera work.
The Ruth Pearce Wilson Lab Theatre is home to many of Georgetown Collegeâ€™s Department of Theatre and Performance Studies classes. The space is a working black box theatre, and can be used as a rehearsal space, production studio and dance studio. The theatre is also used as a performance/awards ceremony/gathering place by groups such as Georgetown Collegeâ€™s Summer Programs, local schools and various other community groups.
Most recently, the Lab Theatre was used to construct a hollywood style movie set for our recent feature length film unDeserved, shot this past spring. It included a dorm that was built with roll-away walls for special camera shots, the same space later repainted and moved around to make a campus ministry lounge, all done by our wonderful Professor/Technical Director Dathan Powell
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