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The cast of She Kills Monsters (left) and A New Brain (right).

SMTD presents ‘A New Brain’

Bella Javier, Arts Editor November 2, 2022

“A New Brain” by two Award-winning authors William Finn and James Lapine made its off-Broadway debut in 1998, and is now being welcomed to Oakland University’s Lab Theatre this weekend, Nov. 3-6. Based...

In the Music, Theatre and Dance programs The Adventures of Pinocchio, the title character spends time with a real boy, who shows Pinocchio how to have fun.

Theatre department brings wooden tale to life

Jake Smith, staff reporter May 25, 2016

Pinocchio's nose grew as he lied to the "Blue Lady."

Students to perform in cabaret shows

Alexus Bomar, staff reporter April 6, 2016

Oakland University theatre students will bring personal dialogue, songs and stories to Orchid Nightclub in Ferndale as part of cabaret performances from Sunday, April 10 to Wednesday, April 13.“Cabaret...

The Oakland University Department of Music, Theatre and Dance put on Equus from Nov. 12-22 in the Varner Studio Theatre.

‘Equus’ pulls on all emotions

By Rachel Williams, staff reporter November 15, 2015

If you are looking for drama, passion, psychological intrigue, mental unraveling and full-frontal nudity, then “Equus”is the play for you. Oakland University’s Music, Theatre and Dance production...

The CSA service window offers a wide variety of tickets for on-campus activities and events.

CSA ticket window holds variety of discounted tickets for students

By Alexus Bomar October 4, 2015

A social life gold mine is buried deep in the OC at the Center for Student Activities and Leadership Development (CSA) service window, which offers students discounted tickets and trips.“There are so...

FEED, a play created and directed by Oakland Students, was performed September 4th-6th in the Varner Lab Theatre. 

Welcome to FEED: OU MTD students put on world premiere play

By Rachel Williams September 12, 2015

Audience members were greeted at the door to Varner Lab Theatre by music, theatre, and dance (MTD) students proclaiming, “Welcome to Feed.” Upon arriving in the theatre itself, they faced a large flat...

Mitchell Aiello was one of the performers. He was joined by Lily Talevski.

Golden Grizzlies shine bright in the Big Apple

By Rachel Williams August 29, 2015

OU MTD students Mitchell Aiello and Lily Talevski were chosen out of students nationwide to perform in NYCNearly every musical theatre major’s dream is to end up in New York City performing on a stage...

Provost Lentini

OU faculty featured in Arts-After-Noon performance series

By Kaylee Kean March 27, 2014

On Thursday, March 27 at 6 p.m. Dr. James Lentini, senior vice president of academic affairs and provost, and other OU faculty will be performing as part of the Thursday Arts-After-Noon concert series...

Wilk belts it out with her fellow cast members. The musical includes hit songs such as “Hey, Big Spender” and “If My Friends Could See Me Now.”

Sweet Charity tells the story of a woman on a quest for love

By Andrew Wernette March 26, 2014

The musical “Sweet Charity” has met considerable success in its introduction by the Music, Theatre and Dance Department at Oakland University. Junior Jaclene Wilk plays the title character, Charity...

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