Theatre Arts

Our theatre program offers you several way to pursue your passion. whether it's in the spotlight or behind the scenes. Actors must be creative and believable. You must be physically and vocally adept as well as be willing to take risks. Those choosing theatre management over performance must be savvy in theatre, business operations, and marketing.

2019-20 Mainstage Performances

  • "The Charm of Preparedness" by Jorge Ignacio Cortinas
    Directed by Dr. Aili Davidson Smith
    Performance Dates: October 17-19 at 7:30 pm and October 20 at 2:00 pm
    Aleshire Theater
  • "Gruesome Playground Injuries" by Rajiv Joseph
    Directed by Jenny Castro
    Performance Dates: February 27-29 at 7:30 pm and March 1 at 2:00 pm
    Black Box Theatre
  • "Boeing Boeing" by Marc Camoletti
    Adapted by Beverley Cross
    Directed by Dan Fagan
    Performance Dates: April 23-25 at 7:30 pm and April 26 at 2:00 pm
    Aleshire Theater

Coursework

Scholarships

  • The Comedy/Tragedy Freshman Scholarship
  • Bram Davidson Scholarship — Established by the Davidson Family in memory of Bram. Recipients must declare a Theatre Arts Minor and possess a minimum 3.00 GPA.
  • Harvey and Arlone Twyman Scholarship — Scholarships are awarded to Theatre Arts Minors who have completed their first year and are actively involved in theatre activities. Recipients must have at least a 3.00 GPA.
  • Harold and Verna Aleshire Scholarship — Awarded to upperclass MSU students with a declared Theatre Arts Minor. Must maintain a 3.00 GPA.