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W.A. and Dorothy Hanna Department of Performing Arts

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Our internationally recognized faculty is committed to the art of teaching and preparing our students for a rewarding career in the arts. We provide a wealth of performance opportunities ranging from small and large ensembles, dramatic productions and individual recitals.

Theatre Program

It is important that hands-on training be provided. Theatre majors are expected to take part in all aspects of a production, backstage and on-stage.

Scholarships and Service Awards

Already applied? If so, congrats on your first step! While you're at it see if you're eligible for the Department of Performing Arts Scholarship / Service Award!

Audition Dates

February 22nd, 2019 | 1:00pm | SFAA208 | Scholarship and Service Award Voice Only
February 23rd, 2019 | 1:00pm | McNeese Band Hall room 108 | Scholarship and Service Award for All Students

Upcoming Performances

January 30th, 2019 | 7:00pm | Tritico Theatre | Percussion Studio Recital
February 5th, 2019 | 7:00pm | Tritico Theatre | Faculty/Guest Artist Series – An Evening of Chamber Music – Jan Scott, clarinet
February 8th, 2019 | 8:00pm | Tritico Theatre | Wind Symphony Concert
February 9th, 2019 | 3:00pm | Tritico Theatre | Honor Band Concert
February 22nd, 2019 | 1:00pm | SFAA208 | Scholarship and Service Award Voice Only