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  • 1000 Ways to Die, Spike TV, CA (actor)
  • ABC, Madigan Men, Wonderland (actor)
  • Accidental Genius Productions, SD (actor)
  • American Players Theatre, WI (production assistant)
  • Atlantic Theater Company, NY (actor, costume designer)
  • Bare Bodkins Theatre, SD (artistic director, director, actor, costume designer)
  • Barn Theatre, MN (director, scenic designer, technical director, actor)
  • Blackhills Playhouse, SD (costume designer)
  • Breadloaf Theater, VT (technical director)
  • Brave New Workshop, MN (actor)
  • Broadway, The Iceman Cometh, Merchant of Venice, Mastergate, NY (actor)
  • Brownville Village Theatre, NE (actors, director)
  • Buoyant Theatre Collective, MN (actors)
  • Center Stage, NY (costume designer)
  • Chased by an Elephant Theatre Company, IL (actor, playwright)
  • City College Theatre, NY (costume designer)
  • Classic Stage Company (costume designer)
  • CLIMB Theatre, MN (actors)
  • Clockwise Theatre, IL (actor)
  • Comedy Central, The Chappelle Show (actor)
  • Cortland Repertory Theatre, NY (actor)
  • Dakota Players, SD (costume designer)
  • Des Moines Civic Center, IA (technical director)
  • Disney (intern)
  • Festival Theatre of St. Croix Falls, WI (actor)
  • Films, Goodfellas, The 25th Hour, Enchanted, Everyone Says I Love You, Pieces of April, et al (actor)
  • Four Humors Theatre, MN (actor)
  • Fox, The Jury, WW3 (actor)
  • Gateway Theater, NY (technician)
  • Graber Productions, MN (actor)
  • Guthrie Theatre, MN (actors, intern)
  • HBO, The Wire (actor)
  • Hilberry Theatre, MI (designers)
  • Hot City Theatre, MO (playwright)
  • iCarly, Nickelodeon, CA (actor)
  • Jungle Theater, MN (actor)
  • Labyrinth Theater Company, NY (actor)
  • Lillian Theatre, CA (actor)
  • The Lookinglass Theatre, NY (costume designer)
  • Lyric Arts Theatre, MN (stage manager, actors)
  • Maine Shakespeare Festival, ME (marketing/development director)
  • Manhattan Theatre Club/Tribeca Playhouse, NY (actor)
  • McLeod Summer Playhouse, IL (actor)
  • Minneapolis Theatre Garage, MN (actor)
  • Mortar Theatre Company, IL (playwright)
  • National Theatre for Children, MN (actor)
  • National Tour, The Piano Lesson (actor)
  • NBC, Law & Order, L&O:SVU, L&O:CI, Ed, Third Watch, et al (actor)
  • New York Theatre Workshop, NY (actor)
  • Nicu’s Spoon Theatre, NY (costume designer)
  • NoHo Arts Center, CA (actor)
  • North Shore Music Theatre, MA (production administrator, company manager)
  • Odyssey Theatre, CA (actor)
  • Park Square Theatre, MN (stage manager)
  • PBS, Poof, Liberty (actor)
  • Peninsula Players, WI (actor)
  • Penobscot Theatre, ME (marketing/development director)
  • Pickwick Puppet Theatre, NJ (puppeteer)
  • Primary Stages, NY (actor)
  • Provision Theatre, IL (actor)
  • Public Dreams Theatre, MN (actors) • Rochester Community Theater, MN (technical director)
  • Sacramento Music Circus, CA (actor)
  • San Francisco Opera, CA (technician)
  • Santa Fe Opera, NM (stage crew)
  • Seacoast Repertory Theatre, NH (costume designer)
  • Signature Theatre, NY (actor)
  • South Dakota Arts Council, SD (director, playwright in residence)
  • Southern Ohio Light Opera, OH (interns)
  • Stage Left Theatre, IL (playwright, technical director)
  • Talent Poole, MN (voiceover artist for regional and national clients)
  • Teatro Milagro/Miracle Theatre, OR (marketing director)
  • Tecumseh! Outdoor Drama, OH (actor)
  • Theatre for a New Audience, NY (costume designer)
  • Theatre in the Round, MN (actor)
  • Theatre Ten Ten, NY (costume designer)
  • Triangle Theatre, NY (actor)
  • Twenty Percent Theatre Company, MN (actor)
  • Two Beans Productions, NY (costume designer)
  • Valleyfair Live Entertainment, NY (actor)
  • Vee Corp., MN (carpenter, road technician)
  • Victory Film Productions, MO (actor)
  • Weathervane Theatre, NH (costume designer)
  • Yellow Tree Theatre, MN (actors)
  • Augustana College, SD
  • Bucknell University, PA
  • Concordia University (Chicago), IL
  • Dakota State University, SD
  • Indiana University, IN
  • Indiana University School of Opera, IN
  • Indiana University-South Bend, IN
  • North Dakota State University, ND
  • Oklahoma State University, OK
  • Ridgewater College, MN
  • Riverland Community College, MN
  • Southwest Minnesota State University, MN
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth, MN
  • University of Nebraska-Kearney, NE
  • University of North Dakota, ND
  • University of Wisconsin-Platteville, WI

Where SMSU Theatre alums have gone to grad school:

American Conservatory Theatre (acting)
Minnesota State University, Mankato (acting, technical direction, costuming)
Purdue University (directing, stage management)
Temple University (dramaturgy)
University of Delaware – PTTP (technical direction)
University of Iowa (technical direction)
University of Wisconsin-Madison (technical direction)
University of Wisconsin-Superior (technical direction)
University of Montana (technical direction)
University of Nevada-Las Vegas (acting, playwriting)
University of South Dakota (directing, costume design)
Wayne State University (scenic design)
Western Illinois University (acting)


Scholarships and Awards available to SMSU Theatre students:

Alpha Psi Omega Scholarship
Gala Fine Arts Scholarship
Crosmun Award
Hezlep Award
SMSU Theatre Scholarship
Mustang Transfer Scholarship
President’s Award
Vice President’s Award
Dean’s Award
Leadership Award
Presidential Scholarship

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