Do you have an interest in theatre?
Are you looking for a way to meet new people in a fun, creative environment?
If so, get involved in the theatre here at Penn State Harrisburg!
The Penn State Harrisburg theatre minor is a great way to explore your theatre interests and complements a variety of majors.
The Penn State Harrisburg School of Humanities offers two mainstage productions per school year. Students can be directly involved in the fall play or the spring musical. Theatre production experience includes acting, design, choreography, stage management, backstage crew, or ushering. Students have the opportunity to use state-of-the-art equipment in the new 365-seat Mukund S. Kulkarni Theatre, located in the Student Enrichment Center. Limited paid positions are available.
Upcoming 2023-24 Productions
Directed by Maria Enriquez
Oct.16 - Nov. 4, 2023
Based on the iconic Paramount movie inspired by the Hasbro board game, Clue is a hilarious farce-meets-murder-mystery. The tale begins in a remote mansion at an unusual dinner party where murder and blackmail are on the menu, where you must try to figure out... WHO did it, WHERE, and with WHAT!
Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Directed by Jesse Goranson
Jan. 26-27, 2024
This darkly comic tale is narrated by a tiger, held captive in the Baghdad Zoo. The play follows the intertwined lives of two American marines and one Iraqi gardener as they search through the rubble of war for friendship, redemption, and a toilet seat made of gold.
Directed by Emily Macleod
Apr. 3-6, 2024
Tickets available at Penn State Harrisburg Box Office
Theatre Student Club:
Capital Players Theatre Club is a student organization that meets regularly and plans fun activities based on the club’s shared interest of theatre.
- Student-directed theatre/musical theatre productions
- Talent shows, cabarets
- Opportunities to gain theatre experience while building friendships
For more information about the Penn State Harrisburg Theatre Program offerings, contact Maria Enriquez, [email protected]