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.
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 [...]
Event includes live animal demonstration A free children’s theatre production takes the stage for two shows Saturday, Nov. 22, at 1 and 4 p.m. in Hansen Theatre in MSUM’s Roland Dille Center for the Arts. The Jungle Book, based on the famous tale of the same name by Rudyard Kipling, tells the story of Mowgli, [...]
A musical that parodies five 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 [...]
Young triple-threat Tyler Michaels, a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Theatre Arts program, won the Emerging Artist Award at the Ivey Awards Monday night. For more information, click here.
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