Marshall Theatre – Training the Actors and Theatre Technicians of tomorrow.

The Marshall University Theatre performance program (BFA degree) takes the conservatory approach to actor training.  Using 21stcentury as well as tried-and-true trends in actor training, students in performance develop their craft according to current expectations in the American theatre, film and television industries.  Guided by faculty of outstanding professional credentials, Marshall University Theatre students are given careful, individual attention as well as shared insight and mentorship in the practical side of the “business”.

The production program at Marshall University is centered on the belief that the best theatre experiences are based on the collaborative efforts of well informed theatre artists.  Marshall’s production students are presented with a sequential series of courses unique to their chosen discipline.  Curricula and carefully crafted production calendars are designed to develop an advanced understanding of the art of theatre, focused study within the discipline and applied production opportunities.

The Marshall University School of Theatre announces the retirement of our Administrative Assistant, Helen Majdalany. For the past twelve years the theatre program has been very fortunate to have Helen as our administrative assistant.  She has contributed enormously to the success of our program, through her efforts in managing school budgets, academic scheduling, and general administrative advice and support.  She has worked tirelessly as an advocate for our students and our program. We wish her the very best in all her future endeavors.

For those of you who haven’t heard, Professor Nicole Perrone has tendered her resignation.  She will be moving, with her husband Josh to the Cincinnati area.  She has been a valued member of our family and has made significant contributions to our School, the College of Arts and Media and the University.  Along with enhancing the performance area curriculum, including her work with the Alexander technique and the Wellness Center, she will be remembered as a dedicated teacher and as an outstanding director of such plays as Dead Man’s Cell Phone, Working, Pride and Prejudice, Mauritius and Circle Mirror Transformation to name a few.  We wish her the very best for her future.

 

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