Department of Theatre
USM’s Andrew Harris featured on “207”
The TV program "207" featured Andrew Harris, the chair of USM's Department of Theatre, for a talk about his work as a storyteller. Harris is hosting a benefit reading on Dec. 11 at the St. Lawrence Arts Center in Portland. It's called "Mince Pies and Welsh Cakes." He'll be reading from Charles Dickens, Dylan Thomas and Kenneth Grahame.
Dance USM! A Large Cast of Guest & Student Artists Present Diverse and Powerful Works of Movement and Poetry
This year’s Dance USM!, directed by Maria A. Tzianabos, features a large cast of students from many different USM majors and departments, performing on the main stage at Russell Hall and representing a wide variety of dance forms.
USM Theatre and the 2016 Mass Casualty Incident Dril
Recently, USM Theatre Students & Staff participated in Portland International Jetport’s 2016 Mass Casualty Incident
The Language Archive by Julia Cho, Directed by Sara Valentine
The next Department of Theatre main stage production is the Language Archive by Julia Cho, directed by Sara Valentine, opening on Thursday, November 10.
An open letter to the USM Department of Theatre Community from the Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.
Adam Tuchinsky, dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, welcomes three new faculty and one new staff member in the Department of Theatre.
2016-2017 USM Theatre Season Preview
The USM Department of Theatre is pleased to present the 2016-2017 season of performances beginning with Under Milk Wood, directed by Andrew Harris.
The Mask Acting Intensive Performance of "The Guest House" at Russell Hall
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.
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? USM Department of Theatre’s Ambitious Spring Production of an American Class Directed by 49-Year Veteran Faculty Member, William Steele
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.
Musical Theatre: Reefer Madness on the Main Stage, USM Gorham Campus
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.
USM Department of Theatre presents the American classic play, "Our Town" by Thornton Wilder
Back on the Main Stage at Russell Hall on the USM Gorham campus, the University of Southern Maine Department of Theatre presents the second show of the season, “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder, guest directed by Andrew Harris from November 13-22.