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2015-2016 Department of Theatre Special Events

Welcome Picnic for All Interested in Theatre sponsored by SPAM

Wednesday, September 2nd at 4:30pm at the Summer Circle Courtyard 

SPAM (Society for Performers and Arts Managers) is a student organization that hosts events, fundraises and outreach events for the Department of Theatre. Stop by for some free food and meet students from the department. If you are unable to attend but wish to learn more, please contact Rob Roznowski

(The Summer Circle Courtyard is between Kresge Art Center and the Auditorium Building)


Department of Theatre Open House

Wednesday, September 2nd at 7:00pm in the Pasant Theatre at Wharton Center 

Plan to attend the Open House for the Department of Theatre to see how you can get involved!
Find out information on auditions, study away programs, get paired up with an upperclassman mentor! If you are unable to attend but wish to learn more, please contact Rob Roznowski

(The Pasant Theatre is at Wharton Center… Please arrive at the back of Wharton Center off Shaw Lane and enter through the Stage Door.)


Haunted AUD Planning Meeting 

Thursday, September 3rd at 5:00pm in Room 12 Auditorium 

Plan to attend the planning meeting to journey into the landscape of your fears for the seventh annual Halloween extravaganza Haunted Aud 2015. If you are unable to attend but wish to learn more, please contact Christina Traister

(Enter the Auditorium from the Farm Lane entrance and continue downstairs.)


Freshman Showcase Meeting 

Thursday, September 3rd at 6:00pm in Room 12 Auditorium 

Freshman and transfer students interested in performing or designing their first semester should attend! If you are unable to attend but wish to learn more, please contact Deric McNish.


Stage Management Meeting 

Friday, September 4th at 3:00pm in Room 116 Auditorium 

Want to peek behind the curtain and learn how it all comes together? Then, join us at an informal meeting for students interested in learning more about Stage Managing at MSU If you are unable to attend but wish to learn more, please contact Tina Newhauser.


Spartan Public Outreach Team (SPOT) 

Friday, September 4th at 4:30pm in Room 12 Auditorium 

Find out about SPOT and the partnership with the 4th Wall Theatre Company, and the work MSU students are doing with students with Autism. If you are unable to attend but wish to learn more, please contact Dionne O'Dell.


Musical Theatre and Dance Meeting 

Tuesday, September 8th at 5:00pm in Room 12 Auditorium 

Find out information regarding the musical theatre immersion program and the dance minor at MSU. Meet new professor Brad Willcuts. If you are unable to attend but wish to learn more, please contact Brad Willcuts.


Design and Technical Theatre Meeting 

Wednesday, September 9th at 5:00pm in Room 116 Auditorium 

Interested in finding out about opportunities to design, build, and crew shows? Meet faculty and upperclassmen and hear about all of the opportunities at MSU. If you are unable to attend but wish to learn more, please contact Shannon Schweitzer.


Arts & Cultural Management Program Kick Off 

Wednesday, September 9th at 4:30pm at the Summer Circle Courtyard 

Are you wondering what career options exist for artist? If so join us for pizza and pop to find out more! We’ll also share our new program with you and answer any questions. This is open to undergrads as well as graduate students. If you are unable to attend but wish to learn more, please contact Bruce Mackh, Program Director.


Study Away in Los Angeles Meeting  

Thursday, September 10th at 5:00pm in Room 12 Auditorium 

Hear about the screen acting study program in Los Angeles. Find out about this unique program that connects you with industry leaders this summer. If you are unable to attend but wish to learn more, please contact Mark Colson.


Students Interested in Dramaturgy  

Friday, September 11th at 5:00pm in Room 12 Auditorium 

This is a meeting for students interested in assisting in the research for departmental and Williamston productions. Discover the excitement of guiding an entire production by assisting with the historical research and accuracy. If you are unable to attend but wish to learn more, please contact Dan Smith.