College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University
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37 South College Avenue
St. Joseph,MN 56374
As a group of dynamic artists and educators, the Theater Department ignites creative, theatrical experiences for all participants (students, audiences and artists). The department is committed to scholarly and artistic creativity, to the integration of theory and experience, to the dynamics of theatrical process and to positive human values. The department is dedicated to educating students by helping them understand that theater is a formalization of human experience. It functions as a means to: Explore what it means to be human Discover and illuminate diverse constructions of reality Celebrate our spirit Through course work and productions students develop appreciation for the many artistic contributions necessary to making theater. They learn skills, such as collaboration, time-management, team-building, leadership, self-discipline, communication, critical analysis, innovative thinking and creativity, which prepare them for multiple career opportunities in law, education, management, business, social services as well as the arts.
Notable Alumni Include:
Faculty Info: David DeBlieck, Sean Dooley, Amelia Cheever, Mark Hennigs, Kaarin S. Johnston, Elsa Larsen, Sabrina Gilchrist
Hennepin Theatre Trust Presents THE BROADWAY CAST REUNION SERIES
February 16, 2021
The Broadway Cast Reunion Series gives audiences a chance to do what they may never have done before: visit “backstage” with the cast and creators to hear personal, hilarious, unscripted stories and gossip – as they really let their hair down. Viewers can even ask questions through the chat feature.
Wilson Center Names Sharon Lynne Wilson Executive Director
May 02, 2018
Following a nationwide search, the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts (Wilson Center) has named Anna M. Thompson as its Executive Director. Thompson comes to the Wilson Center from the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), where she served for two-and-a-half years as the Associate Vice President and Executive Director, overseeing a $4.8 million budget and producing and presenting more than 700 performances, residencies, and events annually.