PS Series - Detroit

Performance Studio Series: Detroit

The Performance Studio Series will present:


Written by Lisa D'Amour and directed by GVSU senior, 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.


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Detroit Cast List


Rachel Moore



David Van Alstyne



Rachel Renaud



Kevin McCasland



Henry Morris



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

Theatre Studies at Grand Valley

Grand Valley State University's theatre major offers students a well-rounded liberal arts education focused within a professional context. Housed in the School of Communications, the Theatre major provides a flexible program featuring a core of diverse theatre requirements and electives as well as hands-on theatre experience in all areas of theatre production.

There are also opportunities for workshops and master classes and for international study. In addition, students participate in the annual Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival, Michigan's oldest and largest Shakespeare festival, which includes various events and an opportunity to work with visiting professionals and scholars.

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. For all our PS Series shows, please check our website for more information. All seats $6 in advance, $7 day of show.

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!

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