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Theater Department

Tickets:  $5 CSB/SJU Student/$7 CSB/SJU ID, Seniors/$10 Adults

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Nathan the Wise by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Directed by Kaarin Johnston
Colman Theater, College of Saint Benedict
October 19-24, 2017

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Book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt
Directed by Sean Dooley
Gorecki Family Theater, College of Saint Benedict
November 9-12 & 16-18, 2017

Artist in Residence Production
Colman Black Box Theater, College of Saint Benedict
February 22-27, 2018

Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel
Directed by Sean Dooley
Gorecki Family Theater, College of Saint Benedict
April 5-8 and 12-14, 2018

Call 320-363-5777 for more information.

What is new you ask?

CSB/SJU Theater Minor has been approved.  Check it out.

Overview of Program

The theater major includes:

  • Classes in acting, theater history, dramatic literature, costuming and technical theater.
  • The opportunity to specialize in one of the areas that most interests you.
  • Four full-length productions every year.

Theater scholarship recipient requirements:

  • Theater Scholarship Application (To be considered for these scholarships, students must apply and be accepted for admission.)
  • $1000-$2000 Award Recipients: Each academic year, to take a 2-or-more credit theater course or participate (for 240/340 credit) in productions offered by the CSB/SJU Theater Department.
  • $2100-$4000 Award Recipients: Each semester, to take a 2-or-more-credit theater course or participate (for 240/340 credit) in productions offered by the CSB/SJU Theater Department.

Program Highlights

  • Participation in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.
  • The theater faculty includes specialists in all major areas of theater, and all directors of productions are full-time faculty members.
  • Collaboration with the CSB/SJU Fine Arts Programming exposes our students to theater professionals and great productions from all over the country.
  • The department produces 4 full length productions each year including a varied selection of genres:  musicals, classics, contemporary, experimental and dance.
  • "if you want to do it all in the theater, then you should do theater at The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University... it is an incredibly immersive, nurturing and well rounded experience for the young artist"   - Jon Ferguson (guest director fall 2014)