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Department of Theatre and Dance

Preston Pounds in Les Miserables (2013)

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Otterbein's theatre and dance program provides a select number of undergraduate students with the training, education and experience necessary to pursue careers in professional theatre. In all that we do, we strive to create and maintain the supportive professional environment necessary for the continued growth and development of our students.

Sam Jaeger in American Sniper

Alumni Update: Sam Jaeger '99

Although his six-season run as Joel Graham on NBC’s Parenthood is coming to an end, fans can still see Sam Jaeger ’99 in two films now showing in theatres—American Sniper and Inherent Vice. Jaeger is an alumnus of Otterbein’s Department of Theatre and Dance.

Jaeger plays Navy Seal Lt. Martin alongside Bradley Cooper as Navy Seal sniper Chris Kyle in the box office hit, American Sniper. Jaeger plays Agent Flatweed alongside Joaquin Phoenix as Larry “Doc” Sportello in Inherent Vice/ read the Latest Alumni News

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Department of Theatre and Dance

Department Office
M-F: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
p/ 614.823.1657

Box Office
M-F: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
p/ 614.823.1109
e/ boxoffice@otterbein.edu

For general questions about admission and financial aid:
Office of Admission
p/ 614.823.1500
e/ uotterb@otterbein.edu

For questions about BFA Acting and Musical Theatre auditions:
e/ audition@otterbein.edu

For questions about BA, Design/Tech, and Dance Minor admission:
Matt Wolfe, Administrative Assistant
p/ 614.823.1657
e/ mtwolfe@otterbein.edu

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