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    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.

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  • TU Dance brings playful, soulful choreography to MSUM stage this weekend

    Company comes to Moorhead for performance and three-day residency Founded in 2004 by former Alvin Ailey dancers Toni Pierce-Sands and Uri Sands, TU Dance performs in MSUM’s Hansen Theatre on Saturday, Jan. 24, at 7:30 p.m. The 12-member Twin Cities dance company performs work that draws together modern dance, classical ballet, African-based and urban vernacular […]

    Commencement is today at 1 p.m.

    Can’t attend commencement? Watch the ceremony live. Minnesota State University Moorhead will award degrees to 362 students during its fall commencement program Thursday, Dec. 18 at 1 p.m. in the university’s Nemzek Fieldhouse. State Representative Ben Lien, a 2008 MSUM political science graduate, will deliver the commencement address. His district, 4A, is comprised of the […]

    Two Theatre Arts events feature all-student work

    An original student production titled “Ben and Trish” takes the Gaede Stage Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The play was written by Michael Johnson and directed by Nora Flaherty. Elliott Heerman and Emily Carlson play the roles of Ben and Trish. Original music was composed by Heerman. All are Theatre Arts majors. The play follows a […]

    Saturday’s production of The Jungle Book drew large crowd

    Saturday’s production of The Jungle Book drew more than 1,400 people for two afternoon performances in Hansen Theatre. The children’s theatre production is an annual event of the University Theatre Series that also draws thousands of school-age children for field-trip presentations during the school-day. This year, 13 school-day shows took place from Nov. 13 to […]

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