Department of Theatre


Molded by the Flow in Lewiston

"Molded by the Flow" Opens Friday, April 21 in Gorham

If you live and work in Maine, or just visit from time to time, in a sense, you have also been Molded by the Flow. Come, and consider yourself.
Student singer Rachel Shukan

USM’s 'Merry Wives of Windsor' draws praise from Portland Press Herald reviewer

The USM-produced opera, "The Merry Wives of Windsor," drew praise in a March 5 review by the Portland Press Herald's Allan Kozinn.
Helena Crothers-Villers and Rachel Shukan, "The Merry Wives of Windsor"

USM’s "Merry Wives of Windsor" Puts the Women in Control

Opening on Friday, March 3, and running through Sunday, March 12, the USM School of Music and Department of Theatre join forces in Nicolai’s fully-staged comic opera, "The Merry Wives of Windsor."
WCSH-TV photo

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!

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.
Mass Casualty Drill

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 Cast of The Language Archive

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.
Department of Theatre Faculty

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.
Rinde Eckert

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 Guest House, Mask Acting Intensive at USM

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.