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Theater Department

2016-17 Season

The Homecoming by Harold Pinter
Directed by Sean Dooley
Colman Theater, College of St. Benedict
October 13-16 and 20-22, 2016
 
The Bacchae by Euripides
Directed by Kaarin Johnston
Gorecki Theater, College of St. Benedict
November 10-13 and 17-19, 2016

Fools by Neil Simon
Directed by Sean Dooley
Colman Theater, College of St. Benedict
February 23-28, 2017

Stop Kiss by Diana Son
Directed by Kaarin Johnston
Gorecki Theater, College of St. Benedict
March 30-April 2 and April 6-8, 2017

Kinespheric Encounters: A Dance Concert
Choreographed by David DeBlieck
Colman Theater, College of St. Benedict
May 4-6, 2017

Tickets:  $5 CSB/SJU Student / $7 CSB/SJU ID, Seniors / $10 Adults

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What is new you ask?

CSB/SJU Theater Minor has been approved.  Check it out.

Overview of Program

The theater major includes:

  • Classes in acting, theater history, dramatic literature, costuming and technical theater.
  • The opportunity to specialize in one of the areas that most interests you.
  • Four full-length productions every year.

Theater scholarship recipient requirements:

  • Theater Scholarship Application (To be considered for these scholarships, students must apply and be accepted for admission.)
  • $1000 Award Recipients: Each academic year, to take a 2-or-more credit theater course or participate (for 240/340 credit) in productions offered by the CSB/SJU Theater Department.
  • $1500-$4000 Award Recipients: Each semester, to take a 2-or-more-credit theater course or participate (for 240/340 credit) in productions offered by the CSB/SJU Theater Department.

Program Highlights

  • Participation in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.
  • The theater faculty includes specialists in all major areas of theater, and all directors of productions are full-time faculty members.
  • Collaboration with the CSB/SJU Fine Arts Programming exposes our students to theater professionals and great productions from all over the country.
  • The department stages four major productions each year. 
  • "if you want to do it all in the theater, then you should do theater at The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University... it is an incredibly immersive, nurturing and well rounded experience for the young artist"   - Jon Ferguson (guest director fall 2014)