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Each year, Mount Aloysius students stage approximately four challenging productions that include a variety of genres such as tragicomedies, musicals, and original plays.  Interested students take part in every aspect of a production, which gives them first-hand experience of the entire theatrical process.

For more information please contact Nathan Magee, Assistant Professor of English / Director of Theatre at (814) 886-6409 or email nmagee@mtaloy.edu.

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Past Productions

2013


Student Directed Ten-Minute Scenes
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

2012

The Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee Williams
Almost Maine, by John Cariani
I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change by Joe DiPietro

2011


Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling
Kimberly Akimbo by David Lindsay-Abaire
Director’s One-Act Festival
The Last Five Years by Jason Robert Brown

2010


The Spitfire Grill with music and book by James Valcq and lyrics and book by Fred Alley
Director’s One-Act Festival
Love Letters by A.R. Gurney
The Zoo Story by Edward Albee

2009

Suddenly Last Summer by Tennessee Williams
Doubt, A Parable by John Patrick Shanley
Edges by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
1st Annual Original Play Festival

2008

I Take This Man by Jack Sharkey
The Clean House  by Sarah Ruhl

2007

Rounding Third by Richard Dresser
Little Shop Of Horrors with music by Alan Menken, and book and lyrics by Howard Ashman
Painting Churches by Tina Howe

2006

Underneath The Lintel by Glen Berger
How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, and book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock, and Willie Gilbert
Talley’s Folly by Lanford Wilson
Eleemosynary by Lee Blessing
Talking With… by Jane Martin
Nevermore: An Evening Of Poe And The Macabre by Edgar Allen Poe

2005

“The Diary of Adam and Eve” by Mark Twain
Anything Goes with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, and book by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse, revised by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse
Same Time, Next Year by Bernard Slade
Picasso At The Lapin Agile by Steve Martin
Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang
Gorey Stories by Edward Gorey

2004

Art by Yasmina Reza
Zombie Prom with music by Dana P. Rowe and books and lyrics by John Dempsey
Three Viewings by Jeffrey Hatcher
I Hate Hamlet by Paul Rudnick
The Last Night At Ballyhoo by Alfred Uhry
Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris and adapted for the stage by Joe Mantello

2003

Belle Of Amherst by William Luce
Working with music by Stephen Schwartz, Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Mary Rodgers, and James Taylor; lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, James Taylor, and Susan Birkenhead; and book by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso
Play It Again, Sam by Woody Allen
Laura by Vera Caspary
The Women by Clare Boothe Luce
The Magic Of Women, a co-production with Vox Nova, adapted for the stage by F.J. Hartland

2002

The Laramie Project by Moises Kaufman and Tectonic Theater Project Members
Cinderella with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and book by Joseph Schrank
Vanities by Jack Heifner
Sylvia by A.R. Gurney
Children Of A Lesser God by Mark Medoff
Seven Ages Of Man by William Shakespeare

Scholarship

Please contact Nathan Magee, Theatre Director, if you would like to set up an audition time for a theatre scholarship. The Theatre Department rewards scholarships to deserving students based on academic excellence and theatrical merit in the following areas:

  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Design
  • Costuming
  • Set Construction
  • Lighting
  • Sound
  • Public Relations

Expectations of students on a theatrical scholarship include:

  • Participate in all theatrical productions on campus (acting, technical, design)
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Be leaders among the student body with promotion of theatrical events

Scholarship Audition Form