2016-17 Theatre Season

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George Fox University Theatre

The University Theatre is dedicated to cultivating artistic integrity in its students and its programs as we explore the craft of theatre in a Christ-centered environment. Our mission is to offer a safe, disciplined, and nurturing theatre program that prepares artists to make meaningful contributions to our world.

Theatre at George Fox University incorporates more than just acting – it is viewed as a form of communication with significant intellectual, social, moral and spiritual values for both participant and audience.

We offer a bachelor of arts degree in theatre with concentrations in acting/directing and design/technology. Each concentration features a balance between theory and performance and requires students to apply their knowledge through laboratory classes in conjunction with the university theatre’s main-stage season.

The theatre major prepares students to enter the competitive field of theatre as actors, directors, designers, technicians and managers. Ultimately, our goal is to offer a program that prepares artists to make meaningful contributions to our world.


Fall Comedy

Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit

By: Noel Coward
Directed by: Jacob Coleman

Oct. 20-22 and Oct. 27-29 at 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 30 at 2 p.m.

Location: Wood-Mar Auditorium

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Winter Musical

Sunday in the Park with George

Sunday in the Park with George

Music and Lyrics by: Stephen Sondheim
Book by: James Lapine
Directed by: Rhett Luedtke
Musical direction by: Maggie Daane

Jan. 26-28 & Feb. 2-4 at 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 29 and Feb. 5 at 2 p.m.

Location: Wood-Mar Auditorium


Spring Drama

Deus Ex Millennia (a working title)

Deus Ex Millennia

Devised by George Fox theatre students
Directed by: Rhett Luedtke

April 6-8 at 7:30 p.m.
April 9 at 2 p.m.
April 12-14 at 7:30 p.m. (Wed-Fri)*

*Special days due to Easter Weekend

Location: Wood-Mar Auditorium

Points of Distinction

  • Become a servant storyteller dedicated to integrating faith and artistic excellence in order to make an impact in our local and global communities.
  • Learn from theatre professors who have been nationally recognized by the Kennedy Center. Learn from working professionals who are currently engaged as directing, acting, design and theatre management professionals on the West Coast.
  • Experience the academic rigor, creative expertise, and emotional and spiritual stamina required to be a professional theatre artist.

Common Career Paths

  • Actor
  • Artistic director
  • Professional actor
  • Scenic designer
  • Costume designer
  • Sound designer
  • Theatre critic
  • High school drama teacher
  • Professor of theatre

Box Office Information

All ticket sales are final.

George Fox Employee & Student Complimentary Tickets

Special Events
In most cases, tickets for special events will be sold at the door. Please note that ticket prices may vary for special events such as student-directed works, Players Presents, and other productions hosted by the University Theatre.

Late Seating
Due to the intimate nature of our theatre, there will be no late seating for sold-out performances.

Contact

Ticket Sales: 503-554-3844
Box Office Location: The box office is located in the Bruin Store in the Student Union Building on the Newberg campus.
Group Sales (10 or more): Kathy Harris: 503-554-2670