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The department of theatre is insistent on providing students with lots of hands-on opportunities in theatre, beginning in their freshman year. Cast and crew for productions are comprised of undergraduate and graduate students, occasionally augmented with guest artists. Theatre productions are credit-bearing course for currently registered students.  

Check out the Mainstage 2017-18 Season

Q: What's the difference between Mainstage and Studio productions?

A: The Mainstage Season typically features five productions, including one musical and one dance show, which are directed by regular faculty members and guest artists. 

The Studio Season varies from year to year in content and personnel involvement as might be expected. There are four levels of studio productions:

  • In-the-Works
  • Showcase
  • Thesis
  • Faculty-directed


Be sure to stop by the Theatre Call Board (outside FA 127) for audition notices, cast lists, and other opportunities in the department. Auditions for Spring shows will take place towards the end of the Fall Semester.

Past Productions

See our past Mainstage Seasons and productions photos


We are fortunate to have a variety of production facilities to work in, ranging from a 100-seat black box in the Fine Arts Building to a 1200+ seat Concert Theatre in the Anderson Center for Performing Arts

Last Updated: 5/11/17