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

National Association of Schools of Theatre
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Reston, VA 20190-5248
Phone: (703) 437-0700
Fax: (703) 437-6312
Email: info@arts-accredit.org

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

FREE ADMISSION

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.
Staged Reading Series: Ghosts - adaptation by Richard Eyre
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. 

January 28 & 29 @ 7:30pm
Black Box Theatre - USU Fine Arts Center room 224
FREE no ticket required
Masks requested.

*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
February 11-18, 2022 at 7:30 pm
Saturday matinee at 2 pm

Ticket Information

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
March 2-4, 2022
Student performances at 10 am
All audiences at 7 pm

Ticket Information

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
April 15-16 & 20-23, 2022 at 7:30 pm
Saturday matinee April 16 at 2 pm

Ticket Information

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
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".

Geoffrey Kent is an actor, director, fight director, and educator based out of Denver, CO. One of only twenty Fight Masters with the Society of American Fight Directors. Geoffrey is in Logan for a residency with the USU Theatre Department to certify BFA students in stage combat.
Geoffrey Kent
Geoffrey Kent is in Logan for residency with the USU Theatre Department to certify BFA students in stage combat.

Geoffrey is an Actor, Director, Fight Director, and Dducator based out of Denver, CO.

One of only twenty Fight Masters with the Society of American Fight Directors, Geoffrey has spent twenty seasons with the Denver Center, fourteen with CSF, and has hundreds of professional fight directing credits. Geoffrey has appeared on numerous Colorado stages as well as nationally for the Utah Shaekspeare Festival, the American Shakespeare Center, and the Orlando Shakespeare Theatre among others.

Melinda Pfundstein speaks on MERAKI: Artistry & Wholeness. Identify, claim, and aim your unique strengths to bring your most whole, authentic self to your artistry and all you do.
Melinda Pfundstein
Guest Speaker Melinda Pfundstein will present:

MERAKI: Artistry & Wholeness. Identify, claim, and aim your unique strengths to bring your most whole, authentic self to your artistry and all you do.

Melinda Pfundstein is Executive Director and co-founder of StateraArts. She is also a director, actor, educator, arts consultant, advocate for women in the arts, and mother of three. She holds an MA in Arts Administration from Southern Utah University, where she also competed her undergraduate work in theatre and dance performance, and served on the faculty as Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts.

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