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Utah State University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Theatre.

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If you have questions about what a NAST accredited school can mean for you, we invite you to review NAST's official questions/answers page.

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What's Happening?

2021-2022 Season

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A group of multiracial men and women dance in a circle. Show title: Be Apart or Be A Part. A thesis dance performance by Stephanie White. Free performance Saturday January 29th at 2pm and 7pm in the Morgan Theatre at Utah State University Fine Arts Center. Call theatre department 435-797-0085 for more information or assistance.
Thesis Performance
Saturday, January 29th
2pm & 7pm
Morgan Theatre
*Masks requested

FREE ADMISSION
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Join movement and dance instructor, Stephanie White, in the culmination of her Masters work. This free performance combines students from the departments of Music, Theatre, & Art, and will feature the USU Dance Company.

You are invited to participate in the performance! Please fill out the waiver linked here (or in the QR code on the poster) prior to the start of the performance to be included.

A black box theatre space with an empty stage surrounded by empty chairs waiting for the audience to arrive.
Reading Series: Ghosts - adaptation by Richard Eyre
January 28 & 29 @ 7:30pm
Black Box Theatre - USU Fine Arts Center room 224
*Masks requested

FREE ADMISSION

A new translation of Henrik Ibsen's classical work, Ghosts delves into a family's internal revelations about personal reputation, free-love, domestic abuse, infidelity, sexually transmitted diseases, and more. 

This is a live reading, meaning there will be no set, costumes or technical elements, just actors & audience engaged in a shared imagining of the story. 


*Audience Warnings: Adult themes, sexual content,  potential triggers of sexual harassment, substance & domestic abuse.

 

Yellow background with an axe and a duster crossed like dueling swords. Show Title: The Moors. Performances Feb. 11th, 15th-18th at 7:30pm, and Feb. 12th at 2pm and 7:30pm at the Lyric Theatre in downtown Logan. Box Office: Monday-Friday 10a-5p 435-797-8022
The Moors
Caine Lyric Theatre
30 W Center Street
February 11-18, 2022 at 7:30 pm

Saturday matinee at 2 pm
*Masks requested

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Synopsis: Two sisters and a dog live out their lives on the bleak English moors dreaming of love and power. The arrival of a hapless governess and a moor-hen set all three on a strange and dangerous path. The Moors by Jen Silverman is a dark comedy about love, desperation, and visibility.

Audience Warnings: Adult humor and content, sexual themes, scenes of violence.

Getting Near to Baby
Morgan Theatre
March 2-4, 2022

Student performances at 10 am
All audiences at 7 pm

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Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Willa Jo Dean and 7-year-old Little Sister Dean are reeling from the death of their baby sister, Baby. Little Sister's torment is so profound that she stopped talking. The girls have come to stay with Aunt Patty so that their mom can recover, but Aunt Patty is unused to the messy human ways of little girls and finds Little Sister's silence intolerable. Aunt Patty's rules and regulations finally drive the sisters to the roof, where they hope to escape her laws while at the same time getting nearer to their departed baby sister. Getting Near to Baby is a Y York adaptation of the book by Audrey Couloumbis.

9 to 5: The Musical
Morgan Theatre
April 15-16 & 20-23, 2022 at 7:30 pm
Saturday matinee April 16 at 2 pm

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Synopsis: Pushed to the boiling point, three female coworkers concoct a plan to get even with the sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot they call their boss. In a hilarious turn of events, Violet, Judy, and Doralee live out their wildest fantasy--giving their boss the boot! While Hart remains "otherwise engaged," the women give their workplace a dream makeover, taking control of the company that had always kept them down. Hey, a girl can scheme, can't she? 9 to 5: The Musical features music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and is based on the book by Patricia Resnick.

 

 

Guest Artist Spotlight

Valerie Rachelle is a professional Director and choreographer who has worked at theaters around the country including: Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Syracuse Opera, Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theater, Utah Shakespearean Festival, PCPA Theaterfest, and many others. Valerie is currently the Artistic Director of the Oregon Cabaret Theatre in Ashland, Oregon, now in its 35th season. Valerie is joining Utah State Theatre this season as guest director for "9 to 5: The Musical".
Valerie Rachelle - Guest Director
Valerie Rachelle is a professional Director and choreographer who has worked at theaters around the country including: Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Syracuse Opera, Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theater, Utah Shakespearean Festival, PCPA Theaterfest, and many others.
Valerie is currently the Artistic Director of the Oregon Cabaret Theatre in Ashland, Oregon, now in its 35th season.
Valerie joins Utah State Theatre this season as Guest Director for "9 to 5: The Musical".

Lex Marcos is a Seattle-based scenic designer/visual storyteller born and raised in Manila, Philippines. He has designed for Intiman Theatre, ArtsWest, Sound Theatre Company, ACT, Portland Center Stage, and others. His works Ang Post Office ng Hari and Umaaraw Umuulan Klnakasal Ang Tikbalang have been selected for Philippines exhibi in the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space in 2011 and 2015. Lex was recently inauguarated by Village Theatre as one of the invited residents of the new BIPOC Northwest Creator residency program. Lex briefly joins UST this spring as a guest artist, designing scenery for "Getting Near To Baby" and teaching design workshops.
Lex Marcos - Guest Designer
Lex Marcos is a Seattle-based scenic designer/visual storyteller born and raised in Manila, Philippines.
He has designed for Intiman Theatre, ArtsWest, Sound Theatre Company, ACT, Portland Center Stage, and others.
His works Ang Post Office ng Hari and Umaaraw Umuulan Klnakasal Ang Tikbalang have been selected for Philippines exhibi in the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space in 2011 and 2015.
Lex was recently inauguarated by Village Theatre as one of the invited residents of the new BIPOC Northwest Creator residency program.
Lex briefly joins UST this spring as a guest artist, designing scenery for "Getting Near To Baby" and teaching design workshops.

Visiting Artist Josh Streeter will be joining UST this spring for workshops with theatre education on Theatre for the Very Young. His workshop series and teachings analyze the pedagogies used in rehearsals and classrooms and considers the relationship between processes and product in a creative experience. Joshua is an Assistant Professor of Theatre Education at Emerson College. He was named the 2015 Winifred Ward Scholar from the American Alliance for Theatre and Education. More recently, he received the 2021 An Flagg Multicultural Award and the 2021 Provost's Award for Excellence in Inclusivity.
Joshua Streeter - Visiting Artist
Visiting Artist Josh Streeter will be joining UST this spring for workshops with theatre education on Theatre for the Very Young. His workshop series and teachings analyze the pedagogies used in rehearsals and classrooms and considers the relationship between processes and product in a creative experience.
Joshua is an Assistant Professor of Theatre Education at Emerson College. He was named the 2015 Winifred Ward Scholar from the American Alliance for Theatre and Education. More recently, he received the 2021 An Flagg Multicultural Award and the 2021 Provost's Award for Excellence in Inclusivity.

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