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.
Gooseberry Park Players take place of 5th show Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Straw Hat Players Summer Theatre opens its 52ndseason with the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical revue Some Enchanted Evening, a PG-rated show with hits like “Climb Every Mountain,” “The Surrey with the Fringe on Top,” and many more. The show runs from June 2 […]
Euripides’ “The Bacchae” gets a theatrical makeover in the form of Minnesota State University Moorhead’s “The Scream.” The damned and the divine collide when Dionysus, Agave and Pentheus struggle for power, but the staging is a collaborative work of theater, music, media arts and visual arts students, featuring live music, dance and video. This clash […]
A contemporary adaptation of Euripides’ The Bacchae opens Wednesday, April 15 at 7:30 p.m. and runs through April 18 on the Gaede Stage in MSUM’s Roland Dille Center for the Arts. Renamed The Scream, the play takes the Greek tragedy to a whole new level of drama, incorporating video, dance and live music. The Scream […]
Kate Aarness, MSUM junior majoring in Theatre Arts with a Musical Theater emphasis, and student in the Honors Program, has been accepted into the British American Drama Academy in London for fall semester. In a conservatory setting, she will take courses from London theater professionals, and rehearse and perform in a working London theatre. The […]
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