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Mount Aloysius College Theatre produces approximately four challenging productions each academic year.  Genres of productions include comedies, musicals, dramas, classical pieces,  student-directed plays and nights of sketch-comedy improvisation. Interested students take part in:

  • Acting and musical performance
  • Scenery, costume, lighting and sound design
  • Scenery and costume construction
  • Backstage and running crews
  • Stage Management
  • Public Relations
  • Poster and Program Design
  • Directing

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

 

2014

  • Dr. Suess & Other Mixed Up Fairytales – A Student Directed Fundraising Project
  • Godspell by Steven Schwartz

2013

  • A Night of ImprovA night of sketch-comedy improv performed by faculty, staff and students.
  • The Odd Couple (Female Version) – by Neil Simon
  • Student Directed Ten-Minute Scenes
  • You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown by Clark Gesner

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

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