Boise State University
Department of Theatre, Film and Creative Writing
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The Theatre program provides theoretical and practical courses in a variety of areas, all within a liberal arts-based environment. The program also produces plays and dance concerts each year that train our majors in every aspect of production. These performances challenge and educate our students and provides cultural enrichment to the community at large. The program strives to prepare graduates to work in the entertainment industry, to study theatre or dance at the graduate level, or to achieve certification to teach drama.
Notable Alumni Include:
Faculty Info: Phil Atlakson, Micheal Baltzell, Raquel Davis, Leslie Durham, Marla Hansen, Richard Klautsch, Darrin Pufall-Purdy, Ann Price, Gordon Reinhart, Anne Allen, Teresa Focarile, Jessica Morris, Yurek Hansen, Heidi Kraay, Katie Ponozzo, Tracy Sunderland, Jaime McLean, James Patrick, Rulon Wood, Ryan Cannon, Mike Petros, Elizabeth Rodgers, James Kimberling, Mitchell Wieland, Martin Corless-Smith, Brady Udall, Emily Ruskovich, Kerri Webster, Sam McPhee, Ridley Pearson, Elizabeth Gutting, Kim Cross, Emily Pittinos, Katie Fuller, Margaret LeMay, Kim Wilcox, Sam Flynn, Grace Slaughter, Laura Sunderlin
YOUR PROGRAM IS YOUR TICKET Podcast's 'Act II...Places' Series Welcomes Jordan Haddad and Eric Schultz
January 25, 2021
Sean Chandler host of the podcast 'Your Program Is Your Ticket', in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, has announced an outstanding episode of its 'Act II...Places' series featuring Executive Director/Founder Jordan Haddad And Producer/Actor Eric Schultz Of Southern California-Based Ghost Light Theatricals.
Strawdog Theatre Company Welcomes New Ensemble Members
November 17, 2020
Strawdog Theatre Company's is pleased to welcome seven new ensemble members for 2020, including: Paul Cook, Leah Hummel, Yeaji Kim, Alyssa Maldonado, Karissa Murrell Myers, Manuel Ortiz and Johnard Washington.
Our Perspective: Asian American Plays Continues With FRAGMENTED by Karissa Murrell Myers
September 11, 2020
The AA Arts Incubator Program of Asian Improv Arts Midwest has announced that its historic series 'Our Perspective: Asian American Plays' continues in 2020 with Fragmented, written by Karissa Murrell Myers, directed by Spencer Ryan Diedrick and assistant directed by Daniella Wheelock, Monday, November 16.
Morrison Center Events Paused For Covid-19 Caution
March 17, 2020
The University and Government Leadership in consultation with the Idaho Board of Education and Boise State Trustees have made the decision to suspend all events through April 15, 2020. The Morrison Center will immediately be following this order for all upcoming events.
Winners Announced For 2019 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards
January 10, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
Final Week To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards
December 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
December 19th Update: WICKED - Morrison Center Leads Best Musical Category in the BWW Boise Awards Voting
December 19, 2019
We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards
December 16, 2019
There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
BroadwayWorld Boise Awards Update: WICKED - Morrison Center Leads Best Musical!
December 09, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Boise Awards!
December 02, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
First Standings - Voting Opens for the BWW Boise Awards!
November 25, 2019
Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Boise Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!
Boise State University Welcomes New Executive Director to the Velma V. Morrison Center
August 28, 2019
Boise State University is announcing the appointment of Laura Kendall, an arts administration professional with more than 18 years of experience, as the executive director of the Velma V. Morrison Center for the Performing Arts.
VIDEO: Trisha Yearwood Releases New Single 'Every Girl in This Town'
June 06, 2019
After teasing its impending arrival last month and heightening anticipation, three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning country superstar Trisha Yearwood unveils her new single “Every Girl In This Town.”
AIRMW Announces Second Reading In 2019 And Playwright Workshop
March 14, 2019
The AA Arts Incubator Program of Asian Improv Arts Midwest (AIRMW) is pleased to announce that its historic series, 'Our Perspective: Asian American Play Readings,' continues with its second reading in 2019. The next reading is the comedic full length play Lucy and Charlie's Honeymoon by Matthew C. Yee, Monday, May 13, at the Steppenwolf 1700 Theatre, 1700 N Halsted St, at 6:30 p.m. The running time is 90 minutes with no intermission. Tickets are $8 for general admission seating and may be reserved online at steppenwolf.org. Seating is limited. For any additional information about the event, go to Our-Perspective.com or call 773.972.6745.
Collective Artist Management Names Craig Dunn Vice President
March 11, 2019
Collective Artist Management (CAM) has elevated industry professional CRAIG DUNN to VICE PRESIDENT of the company effective immediately. While continuing management duties for clients Sara Evans, Born To Fly Records and Grant Landis, his new position gives him an expanded role in the ongoing efforts of the company's entire roster – including Clint Black, Corey Smith, Grant Landis, Edwin McCain, Sara Evans, and Steve Wariner — and a key strategic voice in identifying opportunities for the growth and trajectory of Collective Artist Management.