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OUs SMTD performed Pippin from March 30 through April 3 in Varner Studio Theatre.

SMTD’s ‘Pippin’ amazes as last theatre performance of school year

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor April 4, 2022

The School of Music, Theatre and Dance rounded out the semester with its rendition of “Pippin,” which is easily the best show I’ve seen from the school. Filled with harmonizing songs, whimsical humor...

Marianne (Madeline Daunt) and Elinor (Emily Nichter) in Sense and Sensibility.

SMTD presents: ‘Sense and Sensibility’ by Jane Austen

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor February 14, 2022

The School of Music, Theatre and Dance will kick off the return to campus by putting on a performance of Kate Hamil’s rendition of “Sense and Sensibility” by Jane Austen. The road here wasn’t easy,...

Actress and Special Lecturer in OUs School of Music, Theatre and Dance

People of OU: Actress, special lecturer Milica Govich

Tori Coker, Content Editor October 6, 2021

Growing up in the small steel town of Lorain, Ohio — Milica “Mila” Govich never saw her early involvement in school plays and church productions as something she could make a career out of. Today,...

Muñozs official headshot.

SLLB to present live Q&A with ‘Hamilton’ star Javier Muñoz

Michael Pearce, Editor-In-Chief March 3, 2021

The man who was dubbed “The Sexy Hamilton” by Stephen Colbert, Javier Muñoz, will be doing an hour-long Q&A with the Student Life Lecture Board (SLLB). Muñoz has worked in television, movies...

Cast members listen to director of The Scarlet Pimpernel Fred Love giving blocking notes.

“The Scarlet Pimpernel” opens MTD’s season

Faith Brody, Life Editor October 4, 2016

“This show is not your ordinary musical,” said Alex Benoit, a sophomore acting major. “Yes it has dancing, yes it has singing, yes it has acting, but it is very rare that you can find a show...

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Lansing theatre awards Oakland student scholarship

Rachel Williams, Life editor July 10, 2016

Oakland University musical theatre major Emily Hadick was awarded a $2,500 Performing Arts Scholarship from Riverwalk Theatre. The theatre is entering its 28th performance season and is governed...

“Forever Plaid” closes Meadow Brook Theatre’s 50th-anniversary season

Jake Smith, staff reporter June 13, 2016

Meadow Brook Theatre's latest production, "Forever Plaid," tells the story of four talented singers. The show is filled with comedy and vocal talent. Sparky, Smudge, Jinx and Frankie are known as the...

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 24, 2016

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

About 80 students from the OU theatre department went to Milwaukee to perform Equus in the American College Theatre Festival from Jan. 5-9.

Equus performed in national theatre festival

Cheyanne Kramer January 19, 2016

The theatre department brought around 80 students to Milwaukee to perform Equus in the American College Theatre Festival that ran from Jan. 5-9.Thomas Suda, the director, said that the six-day festival...

Love, luck and loss: the story of Sweet Charity

Love, luck and loss: the story of Sweet Charity

By Kaylee Kean March 18, 2014

The music, theatre and dance department is introducing its next musical production, Sweet Charity, opening this Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Varner Studio Theatre.The musical, originally directed by Bob Fosse,...

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