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 - BA and BS
The Haas Center for Performing Arts
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Our 2017-2018 Season has been announced!
Our next show on our 2017-2018 season is Anton, Himself: First and Last in the Linn Maxwell Keller Black Box Theatre! Click here to go to the Anton, Himself webpage!
For information on the February 2 - 11, 2018 performances of Oklahoma!, please click here and go to the webpage for more details!
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.
Author, Karen Sunde, of ANTON, HIMSELF: First and Last, will offer a free, professional workshop. The sign-up sheet is available at the Haas Center for Performing Arts' box office either in person, by calling 616-331-2300 or email email@example.com.
Guest professional actress, playwright & producer, Karen Sunde, from New York Theatre, will run an auditions monolog and scene clinic for GVSU students. She'll also talk with you about finding work in New York as actors & techs. Ms. Sunde has performed on and off-Broadway and has been the Associate Artistic Director of New York's Equity theatre, the Classic Theatre Company. The workshop will be held on Friday, January 19, from 4pm to 6pm in Haas Center for Performing Arts, Room 1721.
Sign-up at the HCPA box office in person, by calling 616-331-2300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited.
Bruno Streck Rodrigues and Dr. Roger Ellis will hold auditions for their two Winter semester shows, No Exit and J. B., (respectively) on January 20 & 21.
Auditions for both the Mainstage show, J. B., and P. S. Show, No Exit, will be held January 20 & 21. Click here for more details!
Theatre visiting professor, Shavonne Coleman, has been named a 2018 Theatre for Young Audience Emerging Leader Fellow. Read more here!
Student High School and Transfer Day, March 2017
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!
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...
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!
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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.
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