Student-run theatre company presents dark comedy

Flyer for "Den of Thieves"

Fresno State’s Experimental Theatre Company announces its spring 2018 production, “Den of Thieves” by Stephen Adly-Gurgis. The production is directed by Fresno State student Danielle Valdivia and will run April 13 through 15 in the Lab School 101 Theatre.

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‘Lydia’ premieres under direction of Latinx theatre professor

Promotional image for the play "Lydia"

University Theatre is pleased to present the Fresno premiere of Octavio Solis’ “Lydia” under the direction of Dr. Gina Sandí-Díaz, professor of Latinx Theatre at Fresno State. The production will run March 16-24 in the Dennis and Cheryl Woods Theatre in the Speech Arts Building at Fresno State. This production marks the directorial debut of Dr. Gina Sandí-Díaz.

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‘The Two Gentlemen of Verona’ receives new life on university stage

Two Gentlemen of Verona at Fresno State

A refreshed version of the William Shakespeare classic, “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” will run Dec. 1 – 9 at the John Wright Theatre at Fresno State. The production receives an original and accessible concept by director Brad Myers, and is the third show of University Theatre’s 2017-18 season.

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‘Native Son’ next up in University Theatre’s season

A new stage adaptation of the influential Richard Wright Novel, “Native Son,” takes center stage Oct. 27 through Nov. 4 at the Dennis and Cheryl Woods Theatre at Fresno State. The adaptation of “Native Son,” written by Nambi E. Kelley and directed by Thomas-Whit Ellis, is the second show of University Theatre’s 2017-2018 season.

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University Theatre presents Fresno premiere of ‘A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations)’

~ By Miguel Gastelum, communications specialist for University Theatre Fresno State University Theatre presents its first show of the 2017-18 season, “A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations),” written by Sam Shepard and directed by J. Daniel Herring. “A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations)” is the last play written by the late American playwright, Sam Shepard. Shepard was […]

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University Theatre to hold fall auditions

Photo of actor on stage, representing theatre auditions

Calling all thespians — fall theatre auditions are here! The Fresno State Department of Theatre Arts will hold preliminary auditions for its fall season at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, in the John Wright Theatre on campus.

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