GVSU Theatre

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre | Bachelor of Science in Theatre | Theatre Minor

Acting | Costume Design and Construction | Directing | Dramaturgy | History of Theatre | Improvisation | Stage Design and Stagecraft | Stage and Theatre Management

Grand Valley State University is an exciting place to study theatre. As a part of the Music, Theatre, and Dance Department, the program prepares students for careers in the entertainment industry and for careers that require skills in creativity, collaboration, communications, and problem-solving. It provides professional orientation and background within a broad liberal arts framework.

Theatre Major

Suggested Coursework

Theatre Major - BA and BS

Theatre Major Electives


The Haas Center for Performing Arts

New Black Box

To read the Mlive article, click on the image. To read the latest Lanthorn article, please click here.

Haas'

Read the article about the Haas Center for Performing Arts dedication in the Forum.

HCPA

To see more of the Haas Center for Performing Arts, please click on the image!


Upcoming Events

Our 2017-2018 Season has been announced!

Learn more about our
2017-2018 Season

Our 2017-2018 season brochure is available! If you'd like us to mail you one, please click on the link above. To see our shows, please click here and click here to see our 2017 2018 season brochure!

Our next show on our 2017-2018 Mainstage season is Cabaret as we officially open the Linn Maxwell Keller Black Box Theatre! Click here to go to the Cabaret webpage!

Parking is free after 6:30 p.m. during weekdays and free all weekend throughout the season! Park in Lots H & K or the Kirkhof Parking Lot. The Haas Center for Performing Arts is adjacent to the Kirkhof Center.

News!

ReACT! performs WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 15, 9:00pm-10:30PM, and December 1, 1:00pm to 2:30pm, in KC 2266. Admission is free and LIB100/201 approved! For more details go to ReACT!

Open auditions for the PS Show, Oleanna, will be held November 19 and 20. Click here to see the flyer!

The End of the Semester Theatre Party is December 7 from 5:30pm to 7pm. Immediately afterwards is the Cabaret After Cabaret. Admission is free!

Congratulations to the Institutional Marketing team for their award from the promotional package for Good Kids won a silver award in the 32nd Annual Educational Advertising Awards.  For more information about the awards, please see click here.

Cabaret - Nov 16 - Dec 3

Cabaret

Click on the image to go to the Cabaret webpage!

Audience talk-back will be held after the Thursday, November 30, performance for a post-show discussion of Cabaret and its themes. The Friday, November 17, talk-back has been cancelled due to scheduling issues.

Student High School and Transfer Day, March 2017

High School Theatre Day

Local high school students practicing theatrical movements during High School Theater Day March 31. Learn more here.
Photo Credit: Amanda Pitts

DEFY THE STARS AUDITIONS COMING!

Scott Watson

January 30, 2018 1:00 AM - 1:00 AM

As a part of the 25th Anniversary celebrations in 2018, the Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival plans to produce Defy the Stars, by alumni playwright Scott Watson.  The play follows two actors...

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!


Get to know GVSU Theatre:

The Making of Helen

Watch the making of Helen, March 2017!

The GVSU Laker Effect

GV Shakespeare Festival's Will Power Summer Camp!


Come Join Us!

Please visit our campus and facilities! Just email lanejack@gvsu.edu 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.

Donate

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!


Click on the following links to find more information about other GVSU opportunities:

The Theatre Program is part of the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance
The The Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance belongs to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, a student-centered and diverse learning community that engages in critical inquiry, extending knowledge to enrich and enliven individual and public life.
Learn more at gvsu.edu/clas/.



Page last modified November 16, 2017