Theatre

X

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

X

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

X

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.

X

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

Our Season

2014 Mainstage Performances

2014

Richard III

by William Shakespeare
directed by Michael Connolly, Associate Professor of Theatre, SMU
February 26 – March 2, 2014
8 p.m. Wed.-Sat.; 2 p.m. Sat. & Sun.
Greer Garson Theatre - Owen Arts Center

A towering and thrilling Shakespearean masterpiece featuring one of the theatre’s most entertaining villains and the array of brilliant women and men who oppose him. Master of a diabolically cruel wit, Richard boasts that he “can smile and murder whiles I smile…” In response, the poet W.H. Auden suggests that the murderous king “must always make enemies, for then he can be sure he exists.”

More Details and Ticket Information coming soon. For more information call 214.768.ARTS.

New Visions, New Voices

Produced by Gretchen Elizabeth Smith, Associate Professor and Head of Theatre Studies, SMU
March 21 - 30, 2014
8 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 2 p.m. Sat. & Sun.; 7:30 p.m. Sun. (March 23 only)
Greer Garson Theatre - Owen Arts Center

A spring playwriting festival in its 20th season, New Visions, New Voices will present one performance each of a variety of full-length plays written by students graduating from the Division of Theatre. Directors include guest artists as well as faculty and students. Each performance will be followed by an audience discussion session with the playwright, director and actors.

More Details and Ticket Information coming soon. For more information call 214.768.ARTS.

The Rep: Three Plays Performed in Rotating Repertory

April 22 - May 4, 2014
8 p.m. Tues.-Sat.; 2 p.m. Sat. & Sun.; 7:30 p.m. Sun. (April 27 only)
Margo Jones Theatre – Owen Arts Center

The Division of Theatre will present three contemporary American plays in rotation over a two-week period.

More Details and Ticket Information coming soon. For more information call 214.768.ARTS.

Areas of Study

Advertising

Art

Art History

Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship

Communication Studies

Creative Computation

Dance

Film and Media Arts

Journalism

Music

Theatre

Undergraduate Studies

Graduate Studies

Classes

Facilities

Faculty and Staff

Alumni

Our Season

Past Theatre Seasons: 2012-2013

Past Theatre Seasons: 2010-2012

Past Theatre Seasons: 2000-2010

Past Theatre Seasons: 1990-2000

Past Theatre Seasons: 1980-1990

Past Theatre Seasons: 1970-1980

Past Theatre Seasons: 1960-1970

Partnerships

Actor Showcases