Theatre

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The Meadows Division of Theatre is one of the most highly regarded training programs in the country.

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Students select from the Acting track or the Theatre Studies track.

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The Division of Theatre produces 8-10 main stage shows of new and classical works every year. Pictured: Artist-in-residence Will Power works with students.

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Students can produce their own plays through the SMUST organization and may also apply for Meadows Exploration grants to help supplement production costs.

Partnerships

The Division of Theatre has a history of partnerships that provide our students an opportunity to perform with several professional companies in the Dallas area. In addition to acting, students have had the opportunity to participate as assistant directors, costume designers, assistant stage managers, and choreographers. 

Recent productions in which SMU theatre students have participated:

  • Pride and Prejudice - Dallas Theater Center 
  • Our Lady of 121st St. - Kitchen Dog Theater
  • Titus Andronicus - Kitchen Dog Theater
  • The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek - Kitchen Dog Theater
  • As You Like It - WaterTower Theater 
  • American Cassandra - Bath House Cultural Center 
  • In the Beginning - Dallas Theater Center 
  • Tommy - Dallas Theater Center 
  • Midsummer Nights Dream - Dallas Theater Center 
  • Christmas Carol - Dallas Theater Center
  • Henry IV - Dallas Theater Center
  • Trinity River Plays - Dallas Theater Center
  • Arsenic & Old Lace - Dallas Theater Center 

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