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Welcome to Theatre at Grand Valley!

2016 - 2017 Season Up Next:

* Performance Studio Series: Detroit, written by Lisa D'Amour and directed by GVSU Theatre junior, Robbie Bell, February 17, 18 & 19, 2017. Click here to see more information! Please be aware that Detroit contains "adult" language!

* Theatre at Grand Valley presents Helen written by Euripides, new translation by Dr. Diane Rayor, directed by professor Karen Libman, March 24 - April 2, 2017. Click here to go to our webpage for more information.

ReACT! - ReACT! performs live scenes, with GVSU student actors on the GVSU campus, which aim to help prevent incidents of dating and domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Audience members will explore how they can engage in realistic, safe, and effective methods of preventing violence. ReACT! is the product of a partnership between the GVSU Women's Center and the School of Communications Theatre area, and is funded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. Read the January 22, 2017 article in the Lanthorn by clicking here!

Students, make certain to apply for scholarships! March 1, 2017 is the deadline to apply! There are many available and you MUST apply! Go here to see the Theatre scholarships and here to see all GVSU scholarships!

Spring Break begins March 5 and runs through March 12.

Mark your calendars for March 31, 2017 High School Day! Theatre at GV will have special events later after Admissions' events! Click here to see our flyer! To see the Admissions' webpage, please click here to view it!

Theatre at GV is a Ghostlight Project participant! For more details, click here.

March 31, 2017 High School Theatre Day!

Theatre Day

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Calling all high school students of all ages and community college students considering furthering your Theatre studies! This day is for you and your parents!

Call the Louis Armstrong Theatre (616-331-2300) to make your reservation.

GVSU's Performing Arts Center Expansion!

New Black Box

Grand Valley State University has budgeted $20 million for a two-story, 44,000-square-foot addition and renovations to the Performing Arts Center in Allendale. Construction began in May and will be completed and ready for students in August 2017.

Be one of the first students to experience the new facilities with better performance space, rehearsal rooms, classes and opportunities! Click here to see images of our new space!

Click on the image to read the story on Mlive!

PAC Expansion Opportunities

GVSU's PAC Expansion

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Please click here to see our Black Box expansion poster. And if you'd like to receive an emailed or a postal mailed copy, please send me an email at

Come Join Us!

Please visit our campus and facilities! Just email or call 616-331-8176 to set an opportunity to talk with one of our professors and take a tour of our facilities! Click on the image to view a larger version.


Shakespeare Dress Circle contributions are always gratefully accepted throughout the season.

Please click on the icon to go directly to Giving to Grand Valley donation page.

Or click here to go to our Shakespeare Dress Circle donation page and check out our donation levels and benefits!

Email Club

Stay up to date on our latest offers and new additions! Click on the image to join!

Take a virtual tour! Please click here to see the Performing Arts Center by clicking on the blue number 16!

Laker Effect

Unarmed Stage Combat Workshop

Non-armed Stage Combat Workshop

Students punch and kick during stage combat workshop! Please click on the image to read the article in GVNow!

And to watch short clips, please click on these:

Spring Awakening



Killer Joe


February 2016 Puppet Workshop

Puppet Workshop

In February 2016, students took part in a week-long puppet workshop and held a free, public performance on Saturday, February 20. Click on the image to read the Lanthorn's article about it!

ReACT! Cast 2015 - 2016


ReACT! troupe Fall 2015
Back row, left to right: Jacob Molli, Mallory Caillaud-Jones, Lindsey Normington, Emilee Miller
Front row, left to right: Nicole Buchmann, Dez Begay, Rachel Dziabuda

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Explore GV Theatre

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