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. 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.
News and Upcoming Events:
GVSU's Performing Arts Center Expansion!
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.
Our 2017-2018 Season has been announced!
Will Power Summer Camp for Kids June 26-30 was a great success! Click here to see 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!
Theatre at GV is a Ghostlight Project participant! For more details, click here.
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.
Student High School and Transfer Day
Local high school students practicing theatrical movements during High School Theater Day March 31. Learn more here.
Photo Credit: Amanda Pitts
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!
Please visit our campus and facilities! Just email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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Take a virtual tour! Please click here to see the Performing Arts Center by clicking on the blue number 16!
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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.
Learn more at gvsu.edu/clas/.