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2014 - 2015 Season

Our 2014 - 2015 Season!


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Theatre at Grand Valley presents

The Women of Lockerbie

Written by Deborah Brevoort

Directed by Kiara Pipino

November 7 - 16, 2014

We are very excited to collaborate with Grand Valley's School of Communication and the Writing Department to bring the author, Ms. Deborah Brevoort, to Grand Valley State University! Among the appearances by Ms. Brevoort will be a free, public "talk-back" immediately after the opening night, November 7th 7:30 p.m., performance! Do not miss this one-time opportunity to meet and discuss The Women of Lockerbie with the author.

To read more and get more information, please click here and go to The Women of Lockerbie webpage!


Women of Lockerbie

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Upcoming events

  • Incoming 2014 Freshmen and Transfer Students -  If you would like to schedule a tour, talk to a professor, and see one of our shows for free, please contact Jack Lane at lanejack@gvsu.edu!
  • The Shakespeare Festival Student Competition information is this Saturday! See our flyer by click here!
  • Read about our Shakespeare traveling troupe, Bard To Go, trip to Europe! Click here for a link to the article. And see their last performance on November 1 at 1:00 p.m. at the Loosemore Auditorium! Admission is free.
  • Tickets for our next Mainstage production, The Women of Lockerbie are on sale. Please click here for details and we are very excited to collaborate with the School of Communications and Grand Valley's Writing Department to host the author, Ms. Deborah Brevoort, here in Allendale. Ms. Brevoort will be presenting an unique and special "talk-back" after the opening, November 7, 2014, performance!
  • Attend a free workshop with The Women of Lockerbie author, Ms. Deborah Brevoort, on Friday, November 7, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in PAC Room 1506!
  • Tickets for GV Opera Theatre's The Magic Flute are on sale now! Performed in English at the Peter Martin Wege Theatre in Grand Rapids. Please click here for more information.
  • Fall Theatre Party, December 4, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. All are welcome as we say "adieu" to our graduating seniors, hear new announcements, and enjoy great food and friends!
  • New Theatre Financial Aid Procedures are now in place for Winter semester 2014 and future years. Current and prospective students should go to the GVSU website and search for the new link: MyScholarships. Once you register, you will see all GVSU scholarships, and you can highlight Theatre awards. This new page gives you information and allows you to apply!
  • Alumnus, Max Bush, is featured about his new play, An Identified Enemy. Click here to read the article!
  • Summer Abroad Theatre Program in Italy! This 5 week program is open to all undergraduates without regard to major, and requiring no prerequisites, the four-week acting intensive offers students 6 semester credits and the chance to explore the culture of Italy and surrounding regions. Please click here to see more information!

ReACT! 2012- 2013 Cast

ReACT! theater group raises domestic violence awareness

Please click on the photo to read the article. In observance of Domestic Assault Awareness month, a Grand Valley State University theater group is taking conversations about the power of language directly to students via The Rapid 50 Campus Connector bus. -

See more at: http://www.gvsu.edu/gvnow/index.htm?articleId=D274E803-C64D-3320-497536AFAD015988#sthash.ouXIrcm7.dpuf


Season Poster

Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY

GVSU Opera Theatre presents


Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Stage Direction by Karen Babcock

Artistic Direction by Dale Schriemer

January 30 – February 8, 2015



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Theatre at Grand Valley presents

Restoration Comedy

Written by Amy Freed

Directed by Karen Libman

March 20 - 29, 2015

Restoration Comedy

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Study in Italy!

Study Abroad

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Theatre Links

Bard To Go traveled to Italy and Czech Republic, March 2014

Bard To Go Italy

To read about Bard to Go's March 2014 trip to Genova, Italy and Prague, Czech Republic, please click here!

Much Ado About Nothing 2013

GV Shakespeare Festival 2013

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Kindertransport 2013

Kindertransport 2013

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ReACT! 2013-2014

ReACT! 2013-2014

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Urinetown - The Musical 2014

Urinetown - The Musical, February 2104

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Sex and the Supernatural 2014

Sex and the Supernatural 2014

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School Of Communications

School Of Communications

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Alaine Alldaffer Workshop

March 14 - 16, Alaine Alldaffer, Casting Director for Playwright Horizon, held two free workshops and a performance to culminate the workshops.

Alaine Alldaffer

Alaine Alldaffer & GVSU Theatre students, March 2014

Workshop Video!

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'Bard To Go' visited to Nova Scotia

'Bard To Go' visited to Nova Scotia

GVSU's international touring troupe, BARD TO GO, went to Nova Scotia, May 18 - 24, 2010. A seven-member team of Grand Valley theater professors, students, and alumni took the award-winning Bard to Go program to Nova Scotia. The touring program, which

Scott Watson's Success in NYC!

Scott Watson's Success in NYC!

Scott Watson (BA Theatre 2009) relocated to New York City in 2009 to pursue acting and playwriting professionally. Arriving in NYC with thirty-five dollars in his pocket, Scott has since prospered in The Big Apple. Most recently, Scott appeared in New Yor

Amanda Janke

Amanda Janke

Amanda Janke graduated with a BA in theatre in 2008 and has enjoyed great success ever since. Amanda earned her MFA in Costume Design and Technology from The University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music-- one of the best MFA programs in the

Kristi McKay

Kristi McKay

After studying Theatre Performance at GVSU, Kristi McKay moved to Chicago, where she's been continuing her training in improv at IO Chicago, Annoyance Theatre and is currently in the Second City Conservatory program.

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Summer 2015 Will Power Summer Camp

Summer 2015 Will Power Summer Camp

September 12, 2014

For two sessions in July, GVSU will host its fourth annual WILL POWER SUMMER CAMP and host dozens of local children. Link to our Facebook page and see more photos and comments!  https://www.facebook.com/GVSUShakespeareFestivalWillPow

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