Canceled Events

Due to the corona virus pandemic, we are sorry to announce that several upcoming School of Theatre & Dance events listed below have been canceled.

  • MU Dance Gala scheduled for March 14th
  • West Virginia Thespian Festival scheduled for March 19th – 21st
  • Sense and Sensibility scheduled for April 15th – 18th – Since so much work has already been put into preparing for Sense and Sensibility, it is highly likely that it will be the first show of our next season.)
  • For other events scheduled in the JCE Playhouse, please check with the event sponsor for more information.

You may contact the box office next week at 304-696-2787 for more information concerning tickets that you may already have.

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.

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