Tom PowersProfessor Tom Power's final Directing class of his illustrious 50-year teaching career at the USM Department of Theatre! Happy Retirement, Tom, as you literally sail off into the Sunset. We all wish you a heartfelt "fair winds and following seas"!

What we did on December 12, 2015, USM Theatre professor Andrew Harris with Theatre students Ben Davis, Brittany Burke and Molana Oei gave two festive performances of Victorian Christmas tales at the Victoria Mansion in Portland! What a beautiful holiday venue! — with Ben Davis, Brittany Burke, Molana Oei and Andrew Harris.

USM Theatre at Victoria Mansion

 

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.

News & Events

Our Town
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.
The University of Southern Maine Department of Theatre presents the Beauty Queen of Leenanee, the dark comedy by Martin McDonagh, directed by Thomas Power, performed at the Studio Theatre at Portland Stage, 25A Forest Avenue in Portland.
From the 2014 Fall production of "Bus Stop"
The 2015-2016 University of Southern Maine (USM) Department of Theatre season offers a wide array of extraordinary entertainment, including an extra dark Irish comedy, a classic American drama, a heady musical satire, a droll tragedy, and an exciting special event featuring ballroom dance.
March 11, 2016
7:30 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
March 12, 2016
7:30 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
March 13, 2016
7:30 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
March 16, 2016
5:00 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus
March 17, 2016
7:30 PM
Russell Hall, USM Gorham campus

Embody Art

Embody Art

DON'T MISS THIS AMAZING SPRING 2016 OPPORTUNITY!

Shed your skin. Inhabit another

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Experience the truly transformational power of Mask

Change the way you think about yourself as an actor, and a human.

Expand your physical expressivity. Connect your body to the creative impulse.

Led by Warren Memorial Visiting Artist Dana Wieluns Legawiec, this is a rare opportunity to train in, create and perform original works of Mask Theatre.

THE 299: Mask Acting Intensive

Fridays, 11am-1:30pm

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