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SDSU bachelor's degree in theatre earns accreditation

South Dakota State University officials announced the university’s bachelor’s degree program (B.A./B.S) in theatre has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre. The degree program is in SDSU’s School of Performing Arts, which is in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. NAST is an organization of schools, conservatories, colleges and universities with appro

Students in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences move onto the next chapter

It’s almost graduation and time for students to move onto the next chapter of their lives!

The Hildegard Project presents a collaborative performance

An exciting performance is coming to the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center May 1 and 2 after over a year of preparation. The performance, “Viriditas: Twenty-First Century Hildegard,” is a multidimensional piece featuring dance, poetry, stage craft and music.

PRT announces lineup for 2021 season

The 50th season of South Dakota State University’s Prairie Repertory Theatre takes the stage in June. New this season, all performances will be held at Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center. One new item this year is the PRT Flex Pass subscription ticket. Each pass, which saves one $12 per pass when compared to buying individual tickets, is good for one ticket to each production this season.

SDSU selected to perform in 2022 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®

KELO article Dakota News Now article Today, the South Dakota State University’s Pride of the Dakotas Marching Band was selected to perform in the 2022 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®, representing the state of South Dakota. This will mark the first Parade appearance by the band.

Stevens to perform faculty recital

Mark Stevens, director of keyboard studies and assistant professor of piano, will be presenting his solo recital in the Larson Memorial Concert Hall of the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center (OLPAC) at 7:30 p.m. April 29. Stevens is a recent faculty hire in the School of Performing Arts. Originally from Washington, Stevens earned his D.M.A.

SDSU recognizes student works at URSCAD

South Dakota State University held its annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Day virtually April 12-14. In addition to selecting top student performances, the university announced the recipients of the Schultz-Werth Awards and the Joseph F. Nelson Undergraduate Research Mentorships. URSCAD is organized by SDSU’s Van D. and Barbara B.

9th Biennial Artists Cocktail Hour Chats

9th Biennial Artists Cocktail Hour Chats are hosted by the South Dakota Art Museum each Tuesday, 5:30 Central / 4:30 Mountain from April 13 through June 8. You're invited to listen in on conversations with 3-4 artists from the South Dakota Governor's 9th Biennial Art Exhibition and join in with your own questions - via Zoom. Feel free to enjoy your beverage and appetizers of choice as we get to kn

'[title of show] (clean version)' coming to campus

State University Theatre and Dance continues its spring 2021 season with performances of “[title of show] (clean version)” at 7:30 p.m. April 15-17 and at 2 p.m.

SDSU Art and Design Juried Exhibit and Competition winners to be announced later this month

The winners of the annual South Dakota State University Art and Design Juried Exhibit and Competition will be announced at 1:30 p.m. April 28. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, viewers are encouraged to attend via Juried Exhibit Zoom. The exhibit will be open to the public April 29-Aug. 27 in Grove Hall’s Ritz Gallery on the SDSU campus. Judging the contest will be Angela Zonunpari and Eli Show.