Department of Theatre

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Fight Scene from Romeo and Juliet, Fall 2012


The theatre program at Midwestern State University is devoted entirely to undergraduate instruction.  As a result, motivated, capable students find themselves quickly involved not just in the classroom but also in production work onstage and backstage.  The program emphasizes the importance and interrelatedness of all aspects of theatre:  performance, design, technical theatre, and scholarship. The theatre faculty members seek to cultivate an atmosphere of collaboration, ensemble, and mutual respect. 

While the program is broad enough to cover the essential areas of the discipline, it also allows for specialization.  Theatre majors are required to complete a basic core of courses covering theatre history, script analysis, acting, directing, and design/tech. They then move on to select an emphasis in performance or design/technical theatre.

Check out what our students have been up to recently...

Fall 2013 Productions

The Diary of Anne Frank

Wiley and the Hairy Man

Spring 2013 Productions

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Student-Directed One-Acts

 

We would like to express our gratitude to Dr. Bradley Wilson, assistant professor of Mass Communication and advisor to the Wichitan, for helping us document these productions. Many of Dr. Wilson's photos appear on theatre's webpages as well as in the photostreams linked to above.