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Boy Gets Girl receives positive response from KCACTF

CSU Theartre received a positive response to the recent online production of Boy Gets Girl from Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) representative Shea King. Each year, representatives from KCACTF — the national theatre program dedicated to the improvement of collegiate theatre in the United States — score and provide feedback on submitted productions. Ratings given by […]

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School of Music, Theatre, and Dance COVID-19 Policies

All information and health protocols provided are based on information and CDC, local government, and CSU guidelines available at the time of posting. This website will be updated frequently to account for changes in CDC, local government, and CSU guidelines and protocols.  Read the complete list of School of Music, Theatre, and Dance COVID-19 policies […]

Sign up for one of the most popular theatre classes: Singing for Actors

TH 153 SINGING FOR ACTORS is a fusion of acting technique and singing technique for credible performance in the musical genre. You do not have to be a theatre major to take this class with Broadway singer and actress, Professor Patty Goble. Class size is limited, so sign up today in Aries!

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Performing arts majors present research and creativity

Several School of Music, Theatre, and Dance students creative work was selected for Celebrate Undergraduate Research and Creativity (CURC). This year, the annual event is being held online and is open for viewing. Presented in this gallery are more than 225 posters showcasing the fantastic work that CSU undergraduates from all eight colleges are doing […]

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CSU Theatre staff recognized by KCACTF for support of students

According to the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival region 7 newsletter, the HORACE ROBINSON/JACK WATSON AWARD is awarded to faculty/staff who show dedication and support for their students, going above and beyond the normal duties expected of university faculty. At the annual Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) Region VII conference, hosted by […]

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‘The Samuel Beckett Experience’ cuts deeper than absurdity

By Scott Powell; Reprinted with permission from the Rocky Mountain Collegian It’s easy to be intimidated by Samuel Beckett. He’s the kind of playwright who, to the general public, has largely devolved into nothing more than a sneering inside joke among elitist members of the theater world — the kind of playwright often name-dropped at […]

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CSU Theatre and Social Work students practice speaking up to help others

By Tricia Howley It looks a lot easier in a movie. A bartender notices two young women, who are clearly a couple, being followed around the brewpub by two young men. She walks over and calmly but firmly announces harassment won’t be tolerated. An employee at a medical clinic hears a patient being mis-gendered by […]

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Cabaret, the musical, opens this week at the UCA

The Colorado State University School of Music, Theatre, and Dance presents Cabaret, the musical composed by John Kander with lyrics by Fred Ebb. The play opens on Nov. 8 at the University Center for the Arts and runs through Nov. 17. The production is directed and choreographed by Noah Racey by Noah Racey with musical […]

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare opens at the UCA this weekend

Lovers and madmen have such seething brains, Such shaping fantasies, that apprehend More than cool reason ever comprehends. — William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream The play opens on Oct. 5 If the merriment being experienced by the actors and crew in rehearsing the show is any indication, audiences will love CSU’s upcoming production of […]

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Theatre Director Price Johnston receives national URTA award

  Colorado State University Director of Theatre Price Johnston has been selected to receive an URTA Excellence Award in Undergraduate Training from the University Resident Theatre Association (URTA). in the area of Projection/Media Design. In addition to his role as director, Johnston is associate professor of theatre in Lighting, Sound, and Projection Design. In a […]