Theatre Arts

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!

Theatre Minor:

The Penn State Harrisburg theatre minor is a great way to explore your theatre interests, and complements a variety of majors. 

Production Experience:

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 2022-23 Productions

FALL 2022

  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream* 
    Directed by Robert Campbell
    Nov. 2-5, 2022
    Mukund S. Kulkarni Theatre
    *Auditions September 6


  • Our Town*
    Directed by Brendan Christ
    Feb. 10-11, 2023
    Black Box Theatre EAB 204 
  • Cabaret*
    Directed by Maria Enriquez
    April 19-22, 2023
    Mukund S. Kulkarni Theatre

    *Auditions November 8

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]

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