The Denison Department of Theatre provides plentiful opportunities for our students to participate in the creation of theatre.

Alumni Spotlight

Ben Jacoby ’09 is starring as Raoul in the national tour of “Phantom of the Opera.” His days stomping the stage at Denison have served him well.

Highlight
Betty Shamieh

Award-winning playwright to teach playwriting and collaborate with composer Matt Gould and director Cheryl McFarren on a student production of The Malvolio Project, a sequel to Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.

How We Learn
Behind the Scenes photo

During Big Red Weekend, the Black Box Theatre in Burke saw the premiere of not just one production, but three. It’s part of an exciting new festival program at Denison that has even more students involved, and they’re getting hands-on experience in even more aspects of theatre production.