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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.


  • Get tickets to Cats – playing June 23-27

    Cats ~ June 23-27 The final show of the season is the hit musical Cats. The show runs June 23 to 27 on the Hansen Theatre stage. Cats is one of the longest-running musicals ever. Composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber, it tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles. Cat’s introduced the […]

    Get tickets to Straw Hat Players’ show: The Good Doctor ~ June 16-19

    The Good Doctor ~ June 16-19 The Broadway hit The Good Doctor runs four nights beginning June 16 on the Gaede Stage. The Good Doctor is a composite of Neil Simon and Anton Chekhov, using a series of stories to introduce various characters and comedic situations. The stories are whimsical, the portraits affectionate and the […]

    Straw Hat Players enters 52nd season with four shows

    Gooseberry Park Players take place of 5th show Some Enchanted Evening ~ June 2-5 MSUM’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 […]

    Student Directed One-Act Festival: Putting Theory Into Practice

    Minnesota State University Moorhead’s School of Performing Arts and University Theatre will present fourteen student-directed productions during a One-Act Festival Monday April 27th, Tuesday April 28th and Wednesday April 29th. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. on the Gaede Stage in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts. The festival features a variety of science […]

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