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Take Center Stage at VCSU
VCSU Theatre presents a variety of productions, including comedies, musicals, theatrical classics, film, and contemporary plays that showcase the acting and production skills of our students. We are a small program with big opportunities. VCSU Theatre provides students with unlimited opportunities in performance, design, and management.

Theatre Minor

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Theatre Minor
Our Theatre Curriculum prepares graduates with the skills needed for work in the profession, further study in graduate school, and success in any field that requires confidence, motivation, independence, and presentational skills.

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The 2013-14 VCSU Theatre Season

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Truth in comedy

  • VCSU 24 Hour Theatre - August 24-25
  • Third by Wendy Wasserstein - October 4-6
  • Valley City: Comedy Tonight! - November 1-3 (August 27 - Auditions for Third and VC:CT)
  • Tartuffe by Moliere - February 14-16 (November 26 - Auditions for Tartuffe)
  • Student-Directed One-Acts - April 25-27

VCSU Annual 24-Hour Theatre Extravaganza in the historic Vangstad Auditorium

24 hour Theater
7PM Vangstad Auditorium, August 24th: Actor/Writer/Director registration 7:30 PM Vangstad Auditorium, August 25th: Curtain
This event is FREE and open to the public. Bring friends!!

Final Season Poster

Join us in for a promenade performance of Third by Wendy Wasserstein

Director: Jenni Lou Russi

Stage Managers: Tony Trautman and Dayna Czeck

We're bringing back Valley City: Comedy Tonight or VC:CT II! This original show is based on the live comedy variety format made popular by SNL, and will be live streamed over our website, but you'll want to join us in Theatre 320 to be a part of the action!
Valley City Comedy tonight
Director: Jeff Blanchard
With over 20 years in the business, Jeff Blanchard trained with Del Close and is co-founder of Cleveland's longest-running improve comedy troupe and Theatre, Cabaret Dada. His experience as a professional radio and television personality contributes to his work on stage.

Laughter and love are featured on the Vangstad stage in February with Moliere's popular French farce!

French Farcce
Director: Jenni Lou Russi Student directors bring our 2012-13 season to a close in April with their own productions in Theatre 320.

Student Directed One Acts


Ticket Sales
Adults: $10
Seniors: $5
Students: FREE
Students of all ages, from all institutions/schools, and in all disciplines receive FREE admission to VCSU Theatre Productions!

Please call the VCSU Theatre Box Office at 701-845-7320 for information about season tickets, group rates, or availability for individual tickets. Box Office hours depend on student schedules, so please leave a detailed message if no one is available when you call.


Invite us to your high school for a workshop! Interactive Theatre Workshops are available. Please call our box office at 701-845-7320.

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