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Northern Exposure: CSU Theatre Travels to KCACTF Regional Conference

By Jennifer Clary Jacobs with Laura Jones For Laura Jones, one of her favorite weeks of the year is happening right now! The long-time theatre professor is spending Feb. 19-23 in Spokane, Washington at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival’s regional conference, taking more than three dozen students and faculty with her to the […]

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Appropriate: New play at CSU considers when is it suitable to take for one’s benefit

“Light abandons us and a darkness replaces it.” Instantly, a billion cicadas begin trilling in the dense, velvety void. ~ Prologue, Appropriate by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Drenched in historic and relevant themes dealing with race relations and suppressed emotions, Colorado State University Theatre’s daring play is fairly new and being performed in the region for the first […]

Spring 2018 Student Internships

General Information In the Spring of 2018, the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance at the University Center for the Arts will have two (2) available internship positions. The following information applies to both positions: Department: School of Music, Theatre, and Dance; University Center for the Arts, Marketing Office, Rm. 112Academic Credit Offered: YesHours Per […]

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Exploring the Human Experience with the Freshman Theatre Project

By Erin Pihl, SMTD Publicity Intern There are very few experiences that can match the fear and uncertainty of becoming a college freshman. It’s a time of potentially crippling vulnerability when you’ve exposed yourself to a whole new world, awaiting certain judgment. In other words, it’s a lot like acting. This year’s Freshman Theatre Project […]

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What is Good Communication? Love and Information Can Help You Find Out

By Tyler Stup, SMTD Publicity Intern What if you could see a play that was also a Rorschach test? In some ways, Caryl Churchill’s play Love and Information is just like that. The play doesn’t have a continual plot, nor does it contain characters you are introduced to and follow. Instead, the play is comprised […]

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Love and Information: An Exploration of 21st Century Human Interaction

By Nicole Towne, SMTD Publicity Intern Colorado State University Theatre Professor Laura Jones is taking on a play unlike any she has done in her career. The script contains no outlined characters, setting information, or props. The text in the script looks like stanzas of poetry. It contains various short scenes with unattributed lines. With […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]