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.

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USM Theatre Presents Durang’s Satirical One-Acts at Portland Stage Studio Theater
“Christopher Durang writes stingingly funny plays that often parody or satirize American artistic, cultural, and religious icons." - William Steele, director and Professor of Theatre
Dance USM! December 4-7, 2014
“Dance USM!” will include hip hop, jazz, tap, contemporary dance, musical theatre, a dance-performance hybrid, and an aerial dance piece. Faculty and adjunct choreographers include Tzianabos, Vanessa Beyland, Janette Hough-Fertig, and Shannon Zura.
Bus Stop
“Each character is striving to form a relationship of some kind -- whether for romance and love or for simple companionship. The show delves into the complexities of those relationships and into the social, political and religious views that influence them.” - Thomas Power, director
February 6, 2015
7:30 PM
The Studio Theater at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave., Portland
February 7, 2015
7:30 PM
The Studio Theater at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave., Portland
February 8, 2015
7:30 PM
The Studio Theater at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave., Portland
February 10, 2015
7:30 PM
The Studio Theater at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave., Portland
February 11, 2015
7:30 PM
The Studio Theater at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Ave., Portland

An Evening with Christopher Durang

An Evening with Christopher Durang

For Whom The Southern Belle Tolls and Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You

One act comedies by Christopher Durang
Directed by William Steele

February 6-14, 2015

Performances take place off-campus at the Portland Stage Studio Theatre, 25 Forest Ave., Portland

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