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Thank you for visiting our website and for considering GVSU Theatre. Please follow the informational tabs to various links to find the information you may be looking for and contact us for a visit. We gladly offer free tickets to one of our productions for prospective students and accompanying family to experience our Theatre.
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We want to make certain you are on the most efficient path to graduation and there are many areas of expertise within the University that will assist you. We require no auditions to declare yourself a Theatre major or minor and you will gain experience in all aspects of the theatre.
Grand Valley State University is an exciting place to study theatre. The program prepares students for careers that require skills in communications, creativity, and problem-solving, including careers in the entertainment industry. It provides professional orientation and background within a broad liberal arts framework, the cornerstone of GVSU.
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GVSU students participated in the world premiere of several productions and are now published in Max Bush's new play, AN IDENTIFIED ENEMY, first staged a GVSU in 2012. Click here to read about GVSU's Alumn, Max Bush's newly published play by Dramatic Publishing.
If you would like to visit our campus, tour our facilities, and, if you're thinking about GVSU and would like to see one of our productions, please contact us by email (email@example.com) or call 616-331-8176. We'd be pleased to provide you with tickets for one of our productions!
The program is flexible with a strong core of theatre requirements and multiple elective offerings to allow students to pursue their own particular interests. Students can earn a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree.
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Theatre students study a variety of topics, including:
- Costume construction
- History of theatre
- Play analysis
- Theatre production
Versatility is the single most important factor in obtaining work as a graduate of the drama program. Grand Valley theatre students have successfully completed programs in graduate schools and professional conservatories. They have found work in schools and recreation departments, repertory theatre companies, modern dance companies, and arts organizations as:
Why Study Theatre at Grand Valley?
- Starting in their first semester on campus, GVSU students can be meaningfully involved in theatrical productions.
- Faculty with years of professional experience teach all theatre classes, and guest professionals provide an exciting complement to the major.
- Students may take courses outside theatre or pursue a minor or even double major in other disciplines to expand their opportunities.
- GVSU balances coursework with production work. Students participate at every level and area in theatre production work, so they graduate with good overall training and experience.
- Since 1998, the theatre program has taken its students to international theatre festivals in North and South America for 10-day residencies during which they have participated in management and technical production tasks while enjoying an intercultural environment of workshops, performances, and social events with theatre groups from Europe and third-world countries.
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