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 and work in 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
A note on registering for classes:
PLEASE NOTE, THE THEATRE PROGRAM IS NOW A PART OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC, THEATRE, AND DANCE. AS SUCH, THE PROGRAM IS IN THE PROCESS OF REVIEWING AND REVISING ITS CURRICULUM. STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED NOT TO TAKE COM CLASSES AT THIS TIME UNLESS THEY ARE DOUBLE MAJORING IN A SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS DISCIPLINE. PLEASE CONTACT PROFESSOR JAMES BELL IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS.
The Haas Center for Performing Arts
The Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Center for Performing Arts
Read the Lanthorn article about the HCPA is recognized as a LEED Silver Certified building!
Our 2018-2019 Season!
Next up on our season is The Jungle Book, November 9 - 18, 2018! Go to The Jungle Book webpage!
Catch the last public performance of Bard To Go: The Twelfth Night on November 3 at 1:00 p.m. at the Loosemore Auditorium on the Pew Campus downtown. As part of the Shakespeare Festival, there is no admission!
If you'd like us to mail you our current or next season's brochure, please email us and we'll be happy to mail you our 2018 - 2019 season brochure!
Parking is always 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.
Theatre End of Semester Party, December 6, from 5:30pm to 7pm in HCPA, Room 1721!
February 23, 2019 is GVSU's Theatre Day. More details and events to come!
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!
Thinking About GVSU?
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 our 2018 - 2019 season.
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Go to our Shakespeare Dress Circle donation page and check out our donation levels and benefits!
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The Theatre Program is part of the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance.
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/.