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CMU Theatre presents cabaret to raise funds for music theatre scholarships

Thursday, October 12, 2017 — Following the sold-out success of Broadway, Tin Pan Alley and the American Songbook last season, CMU's Department of Theatre Arts embarks on a three-year cycle celebrating the primary eight songwriters of The ...

Music Department presents percussionist Ivan Trevino

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 — On Friday, November 3 at 7:30pm, the CMU Department of Music will present percussionist Ivan Trevino as a part of the 12th Annual Western Colorado Percussion Festival. The recital in the Moss Performing Arts Center Love Recital Hall will ...

Department of Music Guest Artist Series presents 9 Horses

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 — On Wednesday, November 1 at 7:30pm, the CMU Department of Music's Guest Artist Series will present 9 Horses, a trio of musicians consisting of mandolin, violin and bass. The concert will take place in the Moss Performing Arts Center Love Recital ...

CMU Theatre presents cabaret to raise funds for music theatre scholarships

Friday, October 06, 2017 — Following the sold-out success of Broadway, Tin Pan Alley and the American Songbook last season, CMU's Department of Theatre Arts embarks on a three-year cycle celebrating the primary eight songwriters of The ...

A multitude of activities highlight the third annual Artober Fest

Friday, October 06, 2017 — CMU’s Art and Design Department will host its third annual Artober Fest, an outdoor art and design extravaganza on Oct. 19 from 10am to 3pm on Delta Field, just east of the Fine Arts building. The event will feature events and ...

CMU Music presents free jazz night at Warehouse 2565

Friday, October 06, 2017 — On Wednesday, October 25 at 7pm, CMU Jazz will present a free concert at Warehouse 2565. The concert will feature the CMU jazz choir Vocal Chords, Jazz Combo and Jazz Ensemble. The combo will present a variety of ...

CMU announces the Fall Choral Festival

Friday, October 06, 2017 — A special fall choral festival at CMU showcasing the music of current and past Colorado composers and poets takes place Monday, October 9 and Tuesday, October 10. Four composers and one poet of the choral music being performed will be in ...

CMU Theatre season opens with Rodgers and Hammerstein's A Grand Night for Singing

Monday, September 04, 2017 — CMU's 2017-18 Theatre and Dance season will open with a tribute to some of the most classic songs from Broadway's history. A Grand Night for Singing features a treasury of 37 Rodgers and Hammerstein songs.   Three ...

Guest Artists Seventh Roadrunner Ensemble

Thursday, August 17, 2017 — CMU's Department of Music will begin its 2017-18 season with a guest artist recital featuring Seventh Roadrunner Ensemble with CMU clarinet and saxophone professor Jun Watabe. The ensemble will perform on Sunday, September 10 at ...

Professor of Music creates and conducts concert at Carnegie Hall

Thursday, June 22, 2017 — Professor of Music and Director of Choral Arts, Monte Atkinson, DMA, was recently invited by the musical staff of New York-based Mid-America Productions to present a concert at Carnegie Hall. Each year, the organization invites select ...

CMU students take first, third in state graphic design contest

Friday, May 05, 2017 — Colorado Mesa University graphic design students made an impressive showing at The Review, an annual portfolio review open to students enrolled in graphic design academic programs in Colorado. CMU students Jesus Almader and Joshua Felix took ...

Guest saxophonist Ralph Lalama performing for CMU Jazz Workshop

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 — On June 2 at 7:30pm in the Moss Performing Arts Center Robinson Theatre, the CMU Department of Music will conclude its fourth annual Jazz Workshop with an exciting concert featuring the CMU Faculty Jazz, the Western Colorado Jazz Orchestra and ...

2017-2018 Theatre Arts Season Announced

Wednesday, May 03, 2017 — The 2017-18 Theatre Arts Season has been announced and it truly includes something for everyone. The season has been re-structured slightly to allow for more faculty- and guest-directed work to be performed in the Mesa Experimental Theatre (MET), ...

CMU Clay Club Mother’s Day Ceramics Sale

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 — The students of CMU’s Clay Club will hold a Mother’s Day Ceramics Sale on Tuesday, May 2, and Wednesday, May 3, from 9am-4pm on the first floor of the University Center. The sale will feature unique pottery at reasonable ...

437CO, CMU’s art gallery in downtown Grand Junction: Glimpse, BFA Senior Exhibition

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 — The Colorado Mesa University Art & Design Department presents Glimpse, the last of four exhibits featuring artwork from seniors graduating from the BFA Studio Art program, in the downtown art gallery from May 3-27. Glimpse will showcase the ...

Vibraphone soloist featured at CMU Jazz Festival Final Concert

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 — CMU will wrap up its guest artist series during the annual Jazz Festival by featuring Tom Collier on vibraphone along with CMU Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Jonathan Hinkle and the Vocal Chords under the direction of Monte Atkinson. The ...

Spring Into Dance

Thursday, April 06, 2017 — CMU's Dance Program will present its annual Spring Into Dance concert April 21 and 22 in the Robinson Theatre in the Moss Performing Arts Center. The concert will feature work by two nationally renowned guest artists, both of whom traveled to CMU ...

CMU Department of Music presents Faculty Piano Trio

Thursday, April 06, 2017 — On Thursday, April 27, at 7:30pm, the CMU Department of Music will present the Faculty Piano Trio in the Moss Performing Arts Center Love Recital Hall. The trio is comprised of Arthur Houle, piano; Kristen Yeon-Ji Yun, cello; and Frank Restesan, ...

Quintessence, Colorado Mesa BFA Senior Exhibition

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 — The Colorado Mesa University Art & Design Department presents Quintessence, the third of four exhibits featuring artwork from seniors graduating from the BFA Studio Art program, in the downtown art gallery April 4-29. Quintessence will ...

Theatre Department presents world premiere play, Julie (25f)

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 — August Strindberg’s character-driven battle of class and gender gets a fresh take in Julie (25f). In this new adaptation, the famous Miss Julie is transformed into a modern ...

CMU Music presents guest clarinetist Bil Jackson

Monday, March 20, 2017 — CMU's Department of Music will present guest clarinetist Bil Jackson on Saturday, Apr. 15, at 7:30pm in the Moss Performing Arts Love Recital Hall. Jackson will be accompanied by CMU pianist Arthur Houle.  Jackson enjoys a ...

CMU concludes theatre season with 'non-stop comedy' Boeing-Boeing

Thursday, March 16, 2017 — CMU’s Department of Theatre Arts will conclude its 2016-17 Main Stage season with the comedy,Boeing-Boeing, April 13-15 in the Moss Performing Arts Center Robinson Theatre. The play is a 1960s French farce which was translated ...

Cosi fan tutte

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 — CMU Opera will present Mozart's Cosi fan tutte in Italian with projected English translations, Mar. 30, 31 and Apr. 1, at 7:30pm and Apr. 2 at 3pm at the First Presbyterian ...

Unity in Chaos, Colorado Mesa BFA Senior Exhibition

Sunday, February 19, 2017 — The Colorado Mesa University Department of Art and Design will present Unity in Chaos, the second of four exhibits featuring artwork from seniors graduating from the BFA Studio Art program, at 437CO, CMU’s art gallery ...

Songs of Love and Hate: The New Broadway Songbook

Thursday, February 09, 2017 — CMU’s Department of Theatre Arts will present the second in its new series of cabaret performances Mar. 10 and 11 at 7:30pm in the Mesa Experimental Theatre in the Moss Performing Arts Center. The concerts are an opportunity for ...

New faculty member to present oboe recital

Thursday, February 09, 2017 — On Thursday, Mar. 2, at 7:3pm, the CMU Department of Music will present new oboe faculty member Bill Aikens in a solo recital in the Moss Performing Arts Center Love Recital Hall. The concert will also feature CMU faculty Arthur Houle, piano; ...

CMU guitar and voice faculty presenting unique collaborative concert

Wednesday, February 08, 2017 — CMU's Department of Music will present a unique collaboration of guitar and voice on Friday, Feb. 24, at 7:30pm in the Moss Performing Arts Center Love Recital Hall. Baritone Graham Anduri and classical guitarist Javier de los Santos will perform ...

Theatre department presents Lerner and Loewe’s Tony Award-winning My Fair Lady

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 — CMU’s Department of Theatre Arts continues its 2016-17 Main Stage season with the perennial musical favorite, My Fair Lady, Feb. 23-March 4 in the Moss Performing Arts Center Robinson Theatre. The musical will be directed by ...

Colorado Mesa University percussionist chosen for world tour

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 — CMU percussion major Mark D’Ambrosio has received the extraordinary distinction of being selected as an artist for the 2017 World Percussion Group European tour.   Twelve performers have been selected to tour eight ...

Chroma and Monochrome through Vida en Movimiento

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 — The Colorado Mesa University Art & Design Department presents Chroma and Monochrome through Vida en Movimiento, the first of four exhibits featuring artwork from seniors graduating from the BFA Studio Art program, in the downtown art gallery ...

MET season continues with "Constellations"

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 — CMU’s Department of Theatre Arts will present an exquisite play with a powerful undertow of emotion. Constellations, by Nick Payne, will play Feb. 9-11 at 7:30pm in the Moss Performing Arts Center's Mesa Experimental Theatre. ...

17th Annual Best of the West Music Festival

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 — The CMU Music Department and Karen Combs will present the 17th Annual Best of the West Music Festival on Dec. 8-10, featuring three public concerts and two days of workshops for more than 200 talented high school musicians from Colorado and ...

CMU Clay Club Winter Ceramics Sale

Monday, November 28, 2016 — CMU Clay Club Winter Ceramics Sale Wednesday, December 7, and Thursday, December 8, 9am-3pm University Center, first floor The students of CMU’s Clay Club will hold their winter ceramics sale on Wednesday, December 7, and Thursday, ...

437CO, CMU’s art gallery in downtown Grand Junction presents The Juried Student Show

Monday, November 21, 2016 — The Colorado Mesa University Art & Design Department presents The 437CO Juried Student Show, an exhibit of student work selected by CMU Art & Design faculty. Mediums include ceramics, painting, printmaking, sculpture, animation ...

Fall for Dance features new contemporary choreography

Tuesday, November 08, 2016 — CMU’s Dance Program will present its annual Fall for Dance November 18 and 19 in the Robinson Theatre in the Moss Performing Arts Center. The concert will feature work by guest choreographer Jessica Taylor of DAMAGEDANCE, whose physical ...

CMU alum adapts and directs A Christmas Carol

Friday, November 04, 2016 — CMU’s Department of Theatre Arts will continue its 2016-17 season with Charles Dickens’ holiday classic “A Christmas Carol,” opening the day after Thanksgiving, November 25. The play will run through ...

New Bravo Cabaret Series benefits Music Theatre Scholarships

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 — CMU's Department of Theatre Arts will present a new series of cabaret performances as an opportunity for students to gain further and varied experience and to raise money for music theatre scholarships. The Bravo Cabarets are a series of concerts ...

Maverick Stampede takes its show on the road

Friday, October 07, 2016 — Colorado Mesa’s 155-member marching band, the Maverick Stampede, is headed east for a three-day tour that will include performances in Glenwood Springs, Arvada, Lakewood, Littleton and Parker. “We are doing it for recruitment, ...

New faculty member to perform improvisational score in Washington DC

Wednesday, October 05, 2016 — New faculty member and tenure track dance professor, Meredith Lyons, will travel to Washington DC October 7-9 to present an improvisational score that she developed with two other choreographers at the National Dance Educators Organization ...

James and the Giant Peach opens theatre season

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 — CMU’s Department of Theatre Arts will open its 2016-17 season with Roald Dahl’s “James and the Giant Peach,” September 29-October 8 in the Moss Performing Arts Center Robinson Theatre. The musical will be ...

Join the discussion with CMU Theatre and Tomlinson Library

Tuesday, September 06, 2016 — The Colorado Mesa University Department of Theatre Arts kicks off its’ 2016-2017 season with a new initiative to get audience members more involved by partnering with the Tomlinson library.  This season will include four new ...

2016-17 Music Season opens with guests and faculty performances

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 — The 2016-17 Music Season will open with two exciting guest artist performances as a prelude to the annual Faculty Gala and Reception. On Friday, August 26, Tiffany Blake, DMA, of Colorado State University will perform in the Love Recital Hall. ...

CMU piano professor publishes original composition with national music organization

Friday, July 01, 2016 — An original piano composition by Arthur Houle, a Colorado Mesa University music professor and director of keyboard studies, has received prestigious recognition by the National Federation of Music Clubs, one of the country's largest professional ...

Spring Into Dance features work by guest choreographer David Taylor

Sunday, April 17, 2016 — CMU will present its annual "Spring Into Dance" on April 22 & 23 in the Moss Performing Arts Center Robinson Theatre. CMU's dance concerts are an exciting blend of dance styles. From high energy hip hop to thought provoking modern and ...

CMU welcomes final guest artist of 2015-2016 music season

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 — On Monday, May 2nd at 7:30pm, the Department of Music will host guest trombonist Steve Wiest in a concert with Jazz Ensemble and the jazz choir, Vocal Chords. The concert will take place in the Moss Performing Arts Center's Robinson Theatre and ...

“Slip, Press, Stroke”: A new exhibition showcases art from graduating seniors

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 — The latest exhibit from the Colorado Mesa University Department of Art and Design opens on April 1 at 437CO, CMU’s downtown art gallery. The show — Slip, Press, Stroke — is the third of four exhibits featuring ...

Darkly funny “Fuddy Meers” wraps up 2015–16 theatre season

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 — The Colorado Mesa University Department of Theatre Arts welcomes audiences to the bizarre and tragically comedic world of Fuddy Meers this spring. The play, which is the final offering of the 2015–16 theatre season, comes to Robinson ...

Coming soon from the Colorado Mesa University Department of Music

Friday, March 18, 2016 — Opera class presenting free opera scenes concerts Colorado Mesa University vocal music majors will present two free Opera Scenes concerts in the Love Recital Hall. Music Professor Jack Delmore and lecturer Graham Anduri will direct the April 1 ...

Art gallery hosts second exhibit by graduating student-artists

Monday, March 07, 2016 — Art lovers and Colorado Mesa University supporters are invited to join the CMU Department of Art and Design for Existence, the second of four exhibits featuring artwork from graduating seniors. Existence, which opened on March 1, showcases the ...

Of sound mind

Friday, March 04, 2016 — Audience members enjoying The Mystery of Edwin Drood may have noticed the guy in the orchestra pit making all the old-fashioned sound effects. That is Cody Hill, a senior pursuing a design/technology degree, who researched foley artistry ...

Coming soon from CMU performing arts

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 — Anna and the Tropics and the Mesa Experimental Theatre This month, the Colorado Mesa University Department of Theatre Arts presents the second Mesa Experimental Theatre play of the 2015-16 season. Anna in the Tropics, written by Nilo Cruz, runs ...

Audiences decide how Edwin Drood meets his end

Monday, February 08, 2016 — Colorado Mesa University’s 2015-16 theatre arts season continues this winter with the raucous musical The Mystery of Edwin Drood, which takes audience participation to a new level. This cult musical is based on an unfinished mystery ...

"Keep not quitting:" Broadway star Beth Malone inspires theatre majors

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 — Broadway star and Tony Award-nominated actress Beth Malone was the guest of honor at the Moss Performing Arts Center on Jan. 30. She spent the afternoon speaking with Colorado Mesa University theatre majors about her experiences onstage and ...

Student artwork transcends at downtown gallery

Monday, February 01, 2016 — Art aficionados may catch the works of up-and-coming artists at 437CO, Colorado Mesa University’s art gallery, this month. From Feb. 1–26, the CMU Department of Art and Design presents Transcend, the first of four exhibits ...

Concert choir and symphony orchestra invited to perform at major conference

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 — Music education majors from Colorado Mesa University are attending the Colorado Music Educators Association (CMEA) conference in Colorado Springs, Colo., at the end of January. They are joined by CMU’s Concert Choir and Symphony ...

Performing arts heats up this winter

Friday, January 08, 2016 — Music at Mesa presents enhakē and faculty ensemble Rimrock Winds A Colorado Mesa University alumna returns to campus with her stunning musical group this month. On Jan. 17, Music at Mesa will present enhakē, a trio of musicians ...

Music at Mesa celebrates the 16th annual Best of the West Music Festival

Monday, November 09, 2015 — The Best of the West Music Festival, sponsored by Karen Combs, returns to Colorado Mesa University’s Moss Performing Arts Center on Dec. 3–5. It features three public concerts and two days of workshops for more than 200 ...

“Fall for Dance” leaps back into Robinson Theatre

Monday, November 09, 2015 — Colorado Mesa University will present its annual Fall for Dance concert on Nov. 20 and 21 in the Moss Performing Arts Center’s Robinson Theatre. CMU’s dance concerts are an exciting blend of dance styles ranging from ...

Mesa Experimental Theatre season opens with “The Line”

Sunday, October 18, 2015 — Colorado Mesa University design/theatre technology and acting/directing major Chance Morgan wrote the play he debuts later this month. The Line, which Morgan will also direct, opens up the Mesa Experimental Theatre’s 2015-16 season. It ...

Theatre arts presents “All’s Well That Ends Well”

Sunday, October 18, 2015 — The Colorado Mesa University Department of Theatre Arts continues its 2015-16 season with one of William Shakespeare’s classic love stories. All’s Well That Ends Well runs Nov. 11–14 at 7:30pm in the Moss Performing ...

Mainstage theatre season opens with extravagant musical production

Wednesday, September 02, 2015 — Colorado Mesa University opened its 2015-16 Theatre Arts Season with the Tony award-winning musical Nine, a Grand Valley premiere. With a musical score by Maury Yeston of Titanic fame, Nine is a big Broadway musical that audience members may ...

Feeling “Nostalgic” at the Downtown Art Gallery

Tuesday, September 01, 2015 — Nostalgic, an exhibit of sculpture, installations and mixed-media artwork from glass artists Courtney Boyd and Nate Steinbrink, opens on Oct. 2 in Colorado Mesa University Downtown Art Gallery. There will be a free public reception to view the ...

All-star concert kicks off Music at Mesa

Tuesday, August 04, 2015 — The annual Music Faculty Gala, a celebration showcasing the talents of the Colorado Mesa University music department faculty, is Sept. 11 at 7:30pm in the Moss Performing Arts Center’s Love Recital Hall. Faculty will take the stage with ...

Ceramic installation opens in art gallery

Tuesday, August 04, 2015 — The Colorado Mesa University Art Gallery presents Austerity, an installation work by ceramicist Steve Hilton. Hilton’s recent ceramic installations utilize mainly unfired clay, as a result of an exhibit and residency in ...

On the move: CMU’s art department expands in exciting new directions

Friday, May 08, 2015 — Some things can’t be stopped once they pick up enough momentum. Colorado Mesa University’s Department of Art is one of those things. The department is expanding, evolving and celebrating all at once. This year marked ...

CMU’s disappearing art

Wednesday, May 06, 2015 — There’s a scorpion outside of Dominguez Hall and a mysterious man sitting on some rocks outside the Fine Arts Building. They’re not dangerous, though. They’re examples of ephemeral art, created by Colorado Mesa ...

Memorial celebration for William S. Robinson

Wednesday, May 06, 2015 — A celebration of the life of William S. Robinson will be held at the Robinson Theatre at 1pm on Saturday, May 23. Theatre alumni, friends and family will present tribute performances. Robinson died on March 29 at the age of 92. He came to the ...

Mesa Repertory Theatre — new theatre for a new audience

Wednesday, May 06, 2015 — Colorado Mesa University’s Department of Theatre Arts proudly presents its 2015 Mesa Repertory Theatre (MRT) summer season, partially supported by a generous grant from the City of Grand Junction Commission on Arts and Culture. This ...

This month, celebrate CMU’s dance program

Monday, April 06, 2015 — Spring has sprung, and that means it’s time for Colorado Mesa University’s annual dance concert, Spring Into Dance. The dance program will present the concert on April 24-25. The show features a variety of dance styles ranging ...

Art, manipulation, love: “The Shape of Things”

Tuesday, March 03, 2015 — Colorado Mesa University will close its 2014-15 theatre arts season with Neil LaBute’s The Shape of Things. In a modern version of Adam’s seduction by Eve, The Shape of Things pits awkward Adam against experienced Evelyn. ...

Education meets pop

Monday, February 09, 2015 — Colorado Mesa University’s mass communication program and dance program recently came together to produce a music video for up-and-coming singer Savilla. Watch the video below to learn more about this unique partnership.

Theatre department falls for dance

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 — On Nov. 21 and 22, Colorado Mesa University’s dance program will present its annual fall dance concert, Fall for Dance. The concert features a variety of dance styles — from modern and jazz to tap and contemporary. CMU faculty ...

CMU Art Gallery hosts inaugural Artist’s Talk

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 — The Colorado Mesa University Art Gallery’s will celebrate downtown Grand Junction’s November First Friday event with an Artist’s Talk by Mai Wyn Schantz. The talk will be 6:30pm on Nov. 3 at the recently ...

Fall comedies in two theatres

Monday, October 20, 2014 — The Colorado Mesa University Theatre Arts Department continues its 2014-15 season with On the Verge, by Eric Overmyer. A comedy, On the Verge tells the story of three female Victorian explorers, each with her own ...

CMU/DDA partner to bring art gallery and studios downtown

Friday, September 19, 2014 — Colorado Mesa University and the Grand Junction Downtown Development Authority (DDA) are teaming up to bring the university’s art gallery and new art studio space to 437 Colorado Ave. in the heart of Grand Junction’s vibrant ...

Theatre Arts Season opens with edgy Broadway musical Avenue Q

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 — The Department of Theatre Arts will open its 2014-15 Theatre Arts season with the hilarious modern musical Avenue Q, an edgy show that satirizes the issues and anxieties around entering adulthood. The show addresses humorous adult ...

Piano music by CMU faculty published

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 — Abundant Silence Publishing has issued the first of five original piano solo compositions by CMU Professor of Music Arthur Houle, DMA. The first of these pieces, written for intermediate-level piano students, is entitled “Bright-Eyed ...

Spring into Dance (and music and art, too)

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 — As the year draws to a close, CMU artists are showcasing some of their best work. Dance program presents Spring into DanceOn April 25 and 26, the dance program presents its annual spring concert, Spring into Dance, in Robinson Theatre. The show ...

Art and culture blossoms on campus this spring

Tuesday, February 04, 2014 — The spring semester brings a wealth of art and culture to campus, including a rollicking musical comedy, a gallery show from up-and-coming and musical recitals by faculty and students. A singing, dancing and snapping romantic comedy all about ...

Lilia! comes to Robinson Theatre one night only

Thursday, August 08, 2013 — Writer and performer Libby Skala brings her one-woman show, Lilia!, to CMU’s Robinson Theatre on Sept. 7. Skala’s grandmother, Lilia, was an Oscar-nominated actress, a friend of Mesa’s Bill Robinson and a frequent ...

Fall Employment Fair moved up

Tuesday, August 06, 2013 — This year, Career Services’ Fall Employment Fair has been moved to an earlier date in order to meet the needs of students looking for jobs for the school year. The fair will be held Aug. 28 on the University Center’s south ...

Mesa Repertory Theatre season kicks off

Thursday, June 13, 2013 — The second summer season of Mesa Repertory Theatre (MRT) runs June 13-29. This year, MRT will present the musical Altar Boyz, the comical Complete History of America (Abridged), and an additional children’s play, Wiley and the Hairy ...

Department of Theatre Arts announces summer season

Friday, May 10, 2013 — The Department of Theatre Arts has announced selections for the second summer season of Mesa Repertory Theatre (MRT). The season runs for three weekends June 13-29. This year, MRT will present the musical Altar Boyz, the comical Complete History ...

Fine and performing arts heat up with season

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 — Spring into DanceCMU’s dance program presents Spring Into Dance April 26 and 27 in the Moss Performing Arts Center’s Robinson Theatre. The concert will feature adjudicated student choreography alongside professional work that ...

Fine and performing arts bring culture to campus

Friday, March 15, 2013 — MET season returns to thetheatre arts departmentThe Mesa Experimental Theatre will once again be the stage for student-directed theatrical work. Precious Sons, written by George Furth, is directed by senior acting/directing major Andrew Johnsen ...

Theatre students: mastering the art of stage combat

Tuesday, March 05, 2013 — On Feb. 17, eight theatre arts students passed the Society of American Fight Directors quarterstaff skills test adjudicated by Fightmaster Brian Byrnes of the University of San Diego. This was the first test given at CMU. The students achieved a ...

Music and theatre departments team to produce The Pirates of Penzance

Monday, February 11, 2013 — As part of its 2012-2013 main stage season, Colorado Mesa University’s Departments of Theatre Arts and Music will co-produce the full-scale operetta, The Pirates of Penzance. Following the success of their last collaboration in 2009, ...