Alumni in Spotlight at The Ivey Awards

Several MSUM alumni recently caught the spotlight at The Ivey Awards, a celebration of the theatre community in the Twin Cities. The Ivey Awards Committee selects honorees that exemplify excellence within their craft over the last season. Each year’s ceremony features highlights from a few productions (chosen from hundreds staged over the past year) to perform a song or scene. 

MSUM faculty and students participate in Music Theatre Fargo-Moorhead’s upcoming shows

Music Theatre Fargo-Moorhead announces its second weekend of their winter production, “Forbidden Broadway’s Greatest Hits,” performing at The Stage at Island Park Feb. 27-March 2. “Forbidden Broadway” is a satirical, cabaret-style revue that began in the early 1980s, in New York City. Constantly evolving, the show coursed over two decades parodying Broadway musicals, actors, directors, composers and choreographers. No Broadway […]

MSUM theatre students receive multiple awards at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

This past week 26 MSUM theatre arts students and faculty attended the Region V Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in Lincoln, Neb. KCACTF offers a tremendous opportunity for theatre arts students to compete in the areas of acting, directing and theatrical design; to audition for professional theatres; and to partake in workshops with major theatre artists. MSUM students […]

MSUM students participate in 48-hour film competition

After 48 hours of writing, shooting, editing and delivering a short film, a team of MSUM film students won best picture at the Cinethusiasts 48-Hour Film Competition held on MSUM’s campus last weekend. Friday at 7 p.m. teams across the country were given a character and occupation, prop, line of dialogue and a genre. “We had to have a detective/cop […]