Dorothy Jo Oberfoell

  • Dorothy Jo OberfoellHometown: Dubuque, Iowa
  • Major: Theatre: Acting Emphasis  
  • Minor: Dance and Music
  • Campus involvement: Improv Club, Campus Ministry, Platinum Edition Show Choir, usher for the Fine Arts Center, and Voyager.
  • Favorite meal in the caf: Pitas from Chef Steve!
  • Favorite place on campus and why: My favorite places on campus are the Black Box Theatre and Marian Courtyard. I love that the Black Box is sucha a versatile place to create theatre. When I am looking for a place to relax, I enjoy swingin on the Marian Courtyard swing.
  • Favorite place or thing to do in La Crosse: I love going to the coffee shops in downtown La Crosse! Listening to live music at the RootNote is fun too!
  • Why I chose VU: I chose Viterbo because I enjoyed the small campus feel and the faculty really care abut their students. I knew that there would be a variety of opportunities for me to explore my interests, especially in the theatre department.
  • Advice for prospective students conducting their college search: Be open to the opportunities that come your way. You never know where they will lead you or what doors they will open. And, it's ok to change your mind. If you become really passionate about a certain class you are taking, follow that!  College is a time for you to explore!
  • Career aspirations: My goal is to be a theatre artist that creates art which connects and inspires people. I want to be able to perform, design, and create opportunities for people to live through the lives of their stories.
  • Anything else:  Breathe! Everyone is supporting you and your decision in choosing a school. Ask questions if you have them! We are happy to answer anything!