Passionate. Rigorous. Daring. MSUM Theatre Arts
The Theatre Arts Department offers an intensive, production-oriented program for students interested in pursuing a professional career in acting, musical theatre, directing, and theatre technology and design.
Renowned faculty bring a wealth of experience both in and out of the classroom to students with opportunities for personal and professional growth through involvement in the University Theatre Series, The Straw Hat Players and through extensive peer collaboration. Performances are enhanced by the department’s impressive facilities.
MSUM Theatre Arts alumni received rave reviews for a production titled Now I See at the Minnesota Fringe Festival, an 11-day non-juried event featuring performing artists of several genres and disciplines. Minnesota Fringe is the largest non-juried festival in the United States and the third-largest Fringe festival in North America. Based on a transcript of [...]
A musical that parodies four famous creators of musicals opens the MSUM University Theatre Series. The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) satirizes Rodgers and Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerry Herman, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Kander and Ebb by creating five stories in the style of each hit musical team. The show runs Oct. 1 to 4 [...]
By Meghan Feir When many people think of North Dakotan terrain, they often forget about the landscape surrounding Medora. Nestled in the heart of the badlands, the little village is the summer home of tourists and performers alike. A breathtaking view, flat, farm country is replaced with canyons and buttes painted in red and purple. [...]
Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Straw Hat Players Summer Theatre opens its fifth and final show of the summer – “Fiddler on the Roof” – today, July 10. The show repeats tomorrow, July 11; and again July 15 through 18, for a total of six nights on the Hansen Theatre stage. Fiddler, winner of 10 Tony [...]
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