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161 Noel Fine Arts Center 1800 Portage Street
Stevens Point,WI 54481
715.346.4429
theatre@uwsp.edu

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Bachelor of Arts in Dance

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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design Technology

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting


The performing arts are an important component of the academic and cultural life of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus. The emphasis placed on preparing students for professional careers in the arts contributes to our uniqueness in the UW System. The high quality academic and production programs have established UW-Stevens Point as a primary undergraduate center in Wisconsin for students interested in the performing arts.

Notable Alumni Include: Andrea Anders Aaron Felske Susan Spencer Laura Osnes Aaron Thielen Ruthie Baker Rick Cornette Dan Gutierrez David Schoonover M. Scott Taulman Morgan O'Brien Travis Stroessenreuther Cory Kresbsbach Ryan Reilly Ashley Schmitt Danny McHugh Laura Christianson Chad Harlow Susan Maris Eli Kranski Jake Paque Kevin Stangler Audra Wahhab John Keating Scott Allen Luke Clark Ausloos Clare (Arena) Haden Jesse L. Cyr Melissa Pharr Thomas Bevan Elizabeth McMonagle Christie Burgess Justun Hart Creg Sclavi

Faculty Info: Lisa Baxter, Amy Beversdorf, Michael Estanich, Parke Fech, Lisa Golda, Mark Hanson, Jeannie Hill, Pamela Luedtke, Tyler Marchant, Jim O'Connell, Gary Olsen, Sarah Olson, Sarah E. Ross, Laurie Schmeling, Kristina Sneshkoff, John Strassburg, Stephen Trovillion Smith, Ann Warren, Sarah Wussow.

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BWW Blog: Performing “In This Moment”
October 15, 2020

UWSP has developed a concept to continue performances within the prodigious theatre and dance program. To adapt to the time of our country, the department of theatre and dance thought of a new idea that would include new works written, directed, and designed by students in the overall performance called, In This Moment.

Meet The Cast And Production Team Of UNAFFORDABLY UNHEALTHY
February 21, 2020

Peter Stathas Dance Presents The World Premiere Of IN THE GARDEN
February 03, 2020

Peter Stathas Dance presents the World Premiere of In the Garden from Thursday-Saturday, February 20-22, 2020 at 8pm at The Theater at Gibney, 280 Broadway (entrance at 53A Chambers). Tickets are $15 and are available at https://gibneydance.org/event/pop-performance-peter-stathas-dance/2020-02-20. Pending availability, tickets can be purchased at the door for $20.

Peter Stathas Dance Presents The World Premiere Of IN THE GARDEN
February 03, 2020

Peter Stathas Dance presents the World Premiere of In the Garden from Thursday-Saturday, February 20-22, 2020 at 8pm at The Theater at Gibney, 280 Broadway (entrance at 53A Chambers). Tickets are $15 and are available at https://gibneydance.org/event/pop-performance-peter-stathas-dance/2020-02-20. Pending availability, tickets can be purchased at the door for $20.  

BWW Previews: 2019-2020 THEATER SCHEDULES at Appleton-Area Universities
August 24, 2019

Do you love seeing up-and-coming performers before they get their big breaks? Wish you had a way to see high-quality shows for a fraction of the price of professional productions? Then you're in luck! Appleton-area universities put on some awesome shows that you are unlikely to see touring any time soon. Here is what's coming up this season.

The Kennedy Center Announces 50th KCACTF National Festival
April 09, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts hosts more than 120 outstanding theater students from colleges and universities across the nation as part of the 50th annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), which runs April 16-20, 2019 in multiple locations throughout the Center. The Center also announced the national awardees for the KCACTF. Selected awardees and representatives will be brought to Washington, D.C. for an expense-paid trip to participate in the National Festival. These student artists from across the United States have been recognized for their outstanding work from the eight regional festivals that were held January 8 through February 28, 2019.

Meet the Cast of HADESTOWN- Now in Previews!
March 22, 2019

Hadestown begins preview performances tonight, March 22, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, ahead of a Wednesday, April 17 official opening night. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!

BWW Preview: 2018-2019 Appleton-Area University Theater Schedules
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Do you love seeing up-and-coming performers before they get their big breaks? Wish you had a way to see high-quality shows for a fraction of the price of professional productions? Then you're in luck! Appleton-area universities put on some awesome shows that you are unlikely to see touring any time soon. Here is what's coming up this season.

BWW Interview: Susan Maris and BLITHE SPIRIT at The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ
August 06, 2018

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues its 56th season with its third Main Stage production, 'Blithe Spirit.' Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Susan Maris about her career and upcoming show.