Going in the right directions

Six Allen Community College students will direct one-act plays next weekend. The students note the perspective directing a play can have when they go back to acting.

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February 21, 2020 - 3:59 PM

Taking part in Allen Community College’s student-directed one-acts are, front row, Kathryn Woodruff; second row from left, Carolyn Appleton and Julius Hodges; third row, Judd Wiltse and Morgan Jett; fourth row, Maxwell Kays, Illiana Gallardo, Kaitlyn Hanks, Bobby Whitsell, Braelyn Falls, Gabriella Fast and Jonathan Wall; fifth row, Brendan Rogers, Parker Smith and Ryan Clary. Not pictured is Austin Wickwire. Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

Being an actor is fun. So is being a director.

But doing both simultaneously can be a bit maddening, admits Judd Wiltse.

“There’s nothing more enlightening and absolutely infuriating than to work with an actor who’s doing something you did way back when,” said Wiltse, a third-year drama student at Allen Community College.

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