Department of Theatre

Study Theatre at USM! The Department is housed in Russell Hall, on the USM Gorham Campus.
Russell Hall, USM Gorham Campus

 About the USM Department of Theatre

The USM Department of Theatre is a vibrant community of artists and scholars who value collaboration, imagination, and excellence. We mentor our students through their undergraduate years and prepare them for a competitive job market. At USM, Theatre majors learn by doing. 

Areas of concentration include Performance, Design, Technical Theatre, and Dramatic Literature & Theatre History.

University of Southern Maine
Department of Theatre
51 College Ave.
Gorham, ME 04038

(207) 780-5480, TTY (207) 780-5646

A member of the University of Maine System

News & Events

The Guest House, Mask Acting Intensive at USM
The USM Department of Theatre presents students from the Mask Acting Intensive performing THE GUEST HOUSE on May 4, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. on the Main Stage at Russell Hall on USM’s Gorham Campus.
Luke Benning and Meghan O'Brien
The 1962 American classic by Edward Albee captured Professor Steele’s attention in 1964 in a bookstore in York, Maine, and changed his life forever. Now the USM Department of Theatre presents this emotionally charged classic from April 22 to May 1 on the Main Stage at Russell Hall.
Eric Berry-Sandelin and Ali Sarnacchiaro in Reefer Madness
The USM Department of Theatre and the USM School of Music co-present the musical theatre production, Reefer Madness, based on a book by Kevin Murphy and Dan Studney, directed by Cary Libkin, musical direction by Ed Reichert, and choreography by Vanessa Beyland. The show runs from March 11 to 20 on the Main Stage at Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus.