Join our group of dynamic student artists and educators who ignite creative, theatrical experiences for all.

“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


CSB/SJU Theater Productions

This season we are delighted to be welcoming back students, friends, family, and community members to our stages. From comedies to a murder mystery to a musical based in local Minnesota history, the 2021-2022 season is sure to delight!


Program Overview

  • 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 produces 4 full length productions each year including a varied selection of genres: musicals, classics, contemporary, experimental and dance.

Meet the Profs


Hands-on Learning

Student Resources

Life as a Theater Major

Learning Outcomes

Theater Exploration Day at CSB/SJU


Friday, April 8, 2022

The Theater Department at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University invites high school students with a passion for theater to attend Theater Exploration Day on Friday, April 8.

Program and Registration

CSB/SJU Theater Scholarship

Scholarship Details:
  • Renewable; 4-year value up to $20,000
  • Amount: $1,000 - $5,000
  • Criteria used to award: Demonstrated excellence in theater. CSB/SJU faculty review of scholarship application and theatrical experience résumé, student interview.

College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Mark Hennigs
Chair, Theater Department