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Theatre Arts

Learn with us
Our theatre program offers numerous ways to pursue your passion, whether it’s in the spotlight or
behind the scenes. Coursework includes acting, directing, playwriting, theatrical movement, and
musical theatre dance. Our theatre faculty member is a dedicated educator, active scholar and researcher, and a creative visual and performing artist.

The stage is the thing
MAIN STAGE - Our main performance space is the Harold G. Aleshire Theater in Hartnett Hall. This proscenium theater hosts our mainstage season, consisting of two productions each academic year. There are ample opportunities for students from across campus to participate either on stage or behind the scenes.

MSU CAMPUS PLAYERS - The oldest student organization on campus, Campus Players is an integral part of the Minot State Theatre Department.

Scholarship opportunities
Incoming freshmen who have participated in a variety of high school performance activities are encouraged to apply for the Comedy/Tragedy Freshman Scholarship. Other scholarship opportunities include the Harvey and Arlone Twyman Scholarship and Harold and Verna Aleshire Scholarship.

Minot State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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