Alpha Psi Omega exists as a vehicle for the advancement of theatre on the ETBU campus. We encourage pride in one's work and demand an attitude of service from our members. Through theatrical productions, campus activities, and community service, Alpha Psi Omega will strive to play an active role in campus life. In doing so, we hope to foster a love for the stage among our members and our school.
President: Casey Papas
Vice-President: Lindsay Silva
Secretary: Trace Craver
Treasurer: Samantha Pettigrew
Historian: Callie Timme
Student Representatives: Caroline Donica, Ramiro Mendez
Meetings: All meetings take place in the sponsor's office. See an officer or the production calendar for times and details.
Inductions: Inductions are held at the end of the spring semester at the end of the year banquet. Students must be nominated for membership by current APO members. Nominees must maintain a 3.0 GPA in their theatre courses and a 2.5 GPA overall. Additionally, they must have completed a minimum of one theatre class as well as have participated in one main stage production. Invitations to join APO are sent out to those students who are qualified, nominated, and approved.
The Venue: The Venue is a type of "open-mic night" where actors, singers, poets, dancers, artists, and musicians have a stage to perform to an audience fascinated by art and talents. The Venue not only offers a place to go but also an opportunity for young performers a stage to practice their talents. Snacks and drinks are provided. Sign-ups usually being the week before The Venue, outside of the Bennet Student Commons Cafeteria.
Awards Banquet: Alpha Psi Omega hosts an awards banquet at the end of the academic year to honor all students involved in the year's productions.
Miss ETBU Nominee: Every spring, Alpha Psi Omega is able to nominate a female student for participation in ETBU's annual Miss ETBU Pageant. This program includes numerous female students from other organizations and allows them to represent these organizations in an evening of talent, intellect, and fun.