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Release Date: Apr 09 2020

Milagros Ponce de León, associate professor and head of the B.F.A. Design and Technology program, was recently nominated for two Helen Hayes Awards for outstanding set design for her work on Into the Woods at Ford’s Theatre and...

Release Date: Apr 09 2020

Penn State School of Theatre faculty member Steve Broadnax III has been teaching at Penn State for nearly 15 years and during that time established himself as an acclaimed director, writer and actor on Broadway and beyond. However, the way he sees...

Release Date: Apr 09 2020

The College of Arts and Architecture annually honors outstanding alumni from each academic unit with its Alumni Award, established by the Arts and Architecture Alumni Society to recognize the career achievements of Penn State alumni in the arts and...

Release Date: Apr 09 2020

Love in Hate Nation, the first musical produced as part of Penn State Musical Theatre’s New Musicals Initiative, has moved from the classroom to the Penn State stage to the professional stage. The world premiere professional production took...

Release Date: Apr 09 2020

Scene: Eisenhower Auditorium Time:  Summer of 2018 There they were.  About 1200 incoming freshmen, packed like sardines into the hot auditorium. The lights go up, the music swells, and an arguably disgruntled sigh escaped the...

Release Date: Apr 09 2020

Several Penn State School of Theatre students participated in the March 16 presentation of #HereToo, a play in progress, at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan in New York. The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan partnered with Tectonic Theater...

Release Date: Apr 09 2020

Immediately following his graduation, David discovered the value of a Penn State connection. He cut his teeth at a number of theatres, including Theatre Virginia in Richmond, thanks to Penn State grads Becky Snyder (‘93 BA Theatre Arts) and...

Release Date: Apr 08 2020

Penn State School of Theatre alum and adjunct faculty member Rob Schneider (MFA Acting 2009) recently celebrated the inaugural season of J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company, a venture he co-founded with The Disney Channel creator Jim Jimirro, with...

Release Date: Apr 02 2020

Faculty, staff and students from the Penn State School of Theatre’s costume design program are pooling resources and employing their skills to produce cloth masks to help meet demand during the COVID-19 outbreak. Led by faculty members...

Release Date: Feb 28 2020

Sophomore Freddie Miller won the Dramaturgy Award for Region II of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) and is now competing for the opportunity to attend the National Festival in Washington, D.C. in April. Majoring in...

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