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Welcome to Theatre at Grand Valley!

2016 - 2017 Season Up Next:

* 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 and see the ancillary events!

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!

GV Shakespeare Festival Annual Workshop conducted by Katherine Mayberry will be held April 7 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm. Sign - up at the Louis Armstrong Theatre box office, call 616-331-2300 or email Click here to see the flyer!

Our annual End-of-the-Year Theatre party will be April 13 from 5:30pm to 7pm in PAC 1103!

Auditions for the Opera Theatre's Fall 2017 presentation of From Berlin to Broadway will be held April 21, 2017 in PAC 1505. Click here to see more details!

GV Shakespeare Festival's audition for The Tempest, September 29 - October 8, 2017, will be held on April 23 from 2pm to 4pm and from 7pm to 9pm. Sign-up soon at the Louis Armstrong Theatre box office, call 616-331-2300, or email for an audition spot. Call backs on Monday, April 24. All held in PAC 1103. Click here to see our flyer.

Will Power Summer Camp for Kids is open!  June 26-30:  Two sessions: 9am-12pm for kids entering 1-3 and 1-4 pm for kids entering 4-6. 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.

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!

GV Shakespeare Festival's Will Power Summer Camp!

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