Fine and Performing Arts - Theatre
Welcome to Southeastern's Theatre Program
For Colored Girls who have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow is Enuf
by Ntozake Shange
Directed by Sarah Balli
September 26-29, 2017
It is an exciting time for Southeastern Louisiana University's theatre program. Over
the past several years, our students and our productions have been recognized among
the region's finest through the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.
Our dedicated young performance faculty is comprised of professionals with a wide
range of experience including specialization and training in film and media performance,
Viewpoints, Meisner technique, Shakespeare and other period performance styles, musical
theatre, and improvisation, among others. Students learn firsthand from those who
have acted or directed in such venues as The Actors Studio, 13th Street Repertory
Theatre, The New School for Drama, Madison Square Garden, The Kennedy Center, Cleveland
Playhouse, The Hudson Guild, Cleveland Public Theatre, etc.
All Southeastern Louisiana University theatre productions are built and/or designed
by undergraduate students. Our student designers have been recognized for their work
at both the state and regional level. Southeastern theatre alumni are currently working
for such prestigious theatre/film/television companies as The Blue Man Group, ESPN,
Martha Stewart, The New York City Fringe Festival and numerous Off-Broadway and film
Southeastern Louisiana University's theatre program is designed to give undergraduate students hands-on experience and the preparation, training and exposure needed to pursue professional careers and/or graduate training in Acting, Design, Technical Theatre, Directing and Playwriting. Our challenging undergraduate program within a liberal arts environment offer students knowledge and appreciation of the performing arts at a consistently recognized level of excellence.
Southeastern Louisiana University Theatre's production of "Parking Lot Babies," an original play written by Southeastern student Zach Boudreaux of Walker, won the highest honor at the regional round of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.