Performance Studio Series

Performance Studio Series:

GVSU Theatre students hone their skills in all aspects of theatre in these fully staged, student directed and acted productions in an intimate setting on stage in the Louis Armstrong Theatre.

Directed and Produced by GVSU Theatre students

Students who wish to be considered to direct or to be considered for a production assignment for the Performance Studio Series will need to complete the appropriate application and submit it to the Box Office during regular business hours. You may download or print the application below.
Completed applications and inquiries should be directed to one of the Theatre professors.

Director's Application
Designer's Application
Stage Manager's Application

Please use the attached applications to apply for a PS Series position. Complete the application, and include with it your resume, cover letter, and supplemental materials and upload it to Blackboard!

Information on the 2017 show:

The Performance Studio Series presents:


Written by Lisa D'Amour and directed by GVSU senior Theatre student, Robbie Bell

February 17 - 19, 2017

Friday, Feb. 17 @ 7:30pm

Saturday, Feb. 18 @ 2pm and 7:30pm

Sunday, Feb. 19 @ 2pm

Summary: Detroit,  by Lisa D’Amour, takes place in a suburb outside a midsize American city (aka Detroit).  Ben and Mary fire up the grill to welcome the new neighbors who've moved into the long-empty house next door. The fledgling friendship soon veers out of control, shattering the fragile hold that newly unemployed Ben and burgeoning alcoholic Mary have on their way of life with unexpected comic consequences (  

Play contains adult verbiage and content.

Louis Armstrong Theatre, Performing Arts Center, Allendale Campus

All tickets are general admission and $6.00.

Tickets go up on the day of the performance $1.00 at the box office. Call the Louis Armstrong Theatre box office, 616-331-2300, or go to to purchase tickets.

Read the story on GVNow!


PS Series - Detriot

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Detroit Cast List

Rachel Moore

David Van Alstyne

Rachel Renaud

Kevin McCasland

Henry Morris

PS Series - Detriot

Pictured on stage:  Left: Rachel Moore, Background: David Van Alstyne, Right: Rachel Renaud, Kevin McCasland, Henry Morris (not pictured)

Past PS Shows

Past PS Shows

2013 - 2014 - Almost, Maine

2014 - 2015 - The Most Massive Woman Wins

2014 - 2015 - Beyond Therapy

2015 - 2016 - All in the Timing & Cafe Murder

2016 - 2017 - Detroit

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