Three Sisters Explores Turn of the Century Comedy

Story by Nicole Towne, SMTD Publicity Intern The Colorado State University School of Music Theatre and Dance and the University Center for the Arts present “Three Sisters” by Anton Chekhov, directed by Walt Jones; new translation by Walt Jones. September 26, 2017 It’s a Tuesday evening at the University Center for the Arts. Director Walt […]


Elephant’s Graveyard Showcases Campus Talent off Campus

Story by Nicole Towne, SMTD Marketing & Publicity Intern A few miles north of Colorado State University’s School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, nestled within the walls of a former 20th century factory, is Bas Bleu Theatre. The theatre, just across the train tracks from Old Town, is partnering with CSU students, faculty, and alumni […]


Every Good Boy Deserves Favor: An Important Collaboration Between the Past and Present

On Thursday, Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m., Eric Prince, director, and Wes Kenney, conductor, will give a pre-show discussion as part of a College of Liberal Arts-wide initiative to expand awareness of issues of diversity, inclusion, and free speech. We hope you’ll join us! CSU’s 2005 production of Every Good Boy Deserves Favor by Tom […]


Sydney Fleischmann in London during the 2017 Theatre Study Abroad program.

Student Gets Worldly Education in Theater Capital of the World

Sydney Fleischman spent her summer in one of the artistic and theater capitals of the world: London. Fleischman is a third-year theatre student with a performance concentration – and a long-time lover of theater. “I love theater because it is an artistic medium unlike any other,” said Fleischman. “When you walk in to see a […]


Success! At the American College Dance Association Conference

CSU students Samantha Lewis, Katelyn Doyle, Mohammed York, David Van Name, Avery Jones, and Aminta Remisosky in Eugene, Ore. At the end of March, six CSU performing arts students, along with dance faculty member Chung-Fu Chang, travelled to the American College Dance Association 2017 Conference, held at the University of Oregon in Eugene. CSU’s School […]


Little Shop of Horrors – The Musical

By McKenna Shuler, SMTD Publicity Intern, with Jennifer Clary Jacobs Plants are generally non-threatening, unless you’re talking about a giant Venus fly trap with a thirst for blood! This is exactly what audiences will see as CSU Theatre brings the infamous plant to life in its musical production of Little Shop of Horrors by Howard […]


CSU Theatre Given High Marks by KCACTF

The Colorado State University Theatre presents “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui,” written by Bertolt Brecht and directed by Walt Jones. CSU Theatre received excellent scores from Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival representative Laura Cuetera for the recent production of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Bertolt Brecht, directed by Walt Jones. It is standard practice […]



Bas Bleu Theatre cooks up delicious world premiere by CSU Professor Eric Prince

Award-winning UK/CSU playwright Eric Prince crafts story to showcase talents of Wendy Ishii; Bas Bleu introduces Irish Blue Craic to Fort Collins With the foundation of a 20-year artistic collaboration to build on, playwright and director Eric Prince and Wendy Ishii – founder and artistic director of Bas Bleu Theatre – have constructed a world […]


Student Profile: Heather Salyer

Meet Heather Salyer, a third-year student at Colorado State University double majoring in Theatre with a concentration in Performance and History. 1. What upcoming production are you currently preparing for and what is your role? I just finished associate directing The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui with Walt Jones. This gave me a chance to […]