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Mount Aloysius College Theatre produces challenging productions each academic year.  Genres of productions include comedies, musicals, dramas, classical pieces,  student-directed plays and interdisciplinary study involvement. Interested students take part in:

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

The program participates in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) conference each year and has had many student receive special honors and nominations from recent productions. Students from any major may participate in theatre, and scholarships are available for interested students. For more information please contact Nathan Magee, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts / Director of Theatre at (814) 886-6409 or email nmagee@mtaloy.edu.

Theatre Box Office Number: 814-886-6684

Upcoming Theatre Events

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Past Productions

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

  • A Night of Improv – A night of sketch-comedy improv performed by faculty, staff and students
  • Nickel and Dimed by  Joan Holden (based on the book by Barbara Ehrenreich)
  • Dr. Suess & Other Mixed Up FairytalesA Student Directed Fundraising Project
  • Godspell by Steven Schwartz  (Kennedy Center award winner)

2013

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

Theatre Scholarships

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

To be eligible for a Mount Aloysius College Theatre Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a full-time student at Mount Aloysius.
  • Complete the application and attach to your personal essay.
  • Send three letters of recommendation within two weeks of your application.
  • Schedule and complete the interview / audition process  
  • Be passionate about being an active part of Mount Aloysius College Theatre!

Expectations of students on a theatrical scholarship include:

  • Participate in two theatrical productions on campus (acting, technical, design) per semester
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Be registered as a full-time student.
  • Attend all strikes (removal of the set following each production)
  • Be leaders among the student body with promotion of theatrical events

Please note: Participation will normally require a minimum of 40 hours per semester unless otherwise instructed. If you have an official position, you must complete all assigned tasks (even if it might go over the required hours). The $1,000 theatre scholarship is renewable each year, provided the above criteria is met.

For a scholarship audition form, please contact Nathan Magee, Director of Theatre, at nmagee@mtaloy.edu.

Audition Information

*Auditions for A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare – upcoming Spring 2019

  • Coming soon!

 


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