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Welcome to the Theatre Arts program, part of Southern Oregon University's Oregon Center for the Arts. Designated a Center of Excellence in the Fine and Performing Arts by the Oregon University System (OUS), Southern Oregon University is the longest-standing OUS institution to offer the preprofessional Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in theatre.


Theatre Degree Programs

Find out about our theatre training which is unique on the West Coast

Our Faculty

Experts in all areas of theatre arts, our faculty offer undergraduates hands-on experience

2016-2017 Seaon

Please join us this season.

Fall term: The Resistable Rise of Arturo UI, by Bertolt Brecht

Winter term: Shakespeare's Other Women by Scott Kaiser and Spring Awakening by Steven Sater, Music by Duncan Sheik

Spring term: The Summer People by Maxim Gorky and Peter and the Starcatcher by Rick Elice, Music by Wayne Barker

2017-2018 Season

Please join us next season.

Fall term:  Mr. Burns by Anne Washburn; directed by Michael Hume/Arabian Nights by Mary Zimmerman; directed by Octavio Solis

Winter term: She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen; directed by Jackie Apodaca/The Rover by Aphra Behn; directed by Dawn Monique Williams

Spring term:  Dear Brutus by J. M. Barrie; directed by David McCandless/A Man of No Importance Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Music by Stephen Flaherty, Book by Terence McNally; directed by Valerie Rachelle



Our alumni go on to build an impressive body of work

Production History

Look here for past seasons, Playbills, and photo slide shows

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David R. Humphrey, Ph.D.
Director for the Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University

Theatre Co-Chairs: Sean O'Skea, MFA; Jackie Apodaca, MFA
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1250 Siskiyou Boulevard
Ashland, OR 97520
Theatre Arts Office: (541) 552-6346
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