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November 13th, 2021

She Kills Monsters

She Kills Monsters

Join the Theatre Department for this heartwarming and hilarious romp through 90’s culture and fantasy role playing games, written by Qui Nguyen.


Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center

Date & Time

November 13 - 7:30pm

February 25th, 2022

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Join the Theatre Department for this deliciously dark musical about the Demon Barber of Fleet Street.


Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center

Date & Time

February 25, 2022 - 7:30pm


Theatre News

  • James Venhaus '91 faces the camera in front of outdoor scenery. He is wearing a striped shirt and glasses.
    The Tale of a Playwright

    James Venhaus ’91 details his story as a published playwright and fine arts educator, sharing wisdom based on his real-world experiences with the theatre industry for the benefit of current and future Southwestern theatre students.

  • Jasmine Thomas '12 is depicted teaching. She is wearing a black shirt with a name tag, golden earrings, and glasses. Behind her is a yellow shelf with a globe sitting on top of it.
    Theatre in the Classroom

    Jasmine Renee Thomas ’12 shares her past experiences as a Southwestern theatre student and how they set the stage for her personal and professional development as an educator.

  • Christi Rodriguez Cottrell ’98
    A Lawyer’s Appeal for Theatre

    Christi Rodriguez Cottrell ’98 shares how her background in theatre has become an asset for her career in law.

  • Photo by Carlos Barron
    SU Exports “The Fall of Don Swan” to Scotland

    “Texas Beauty Pageant Murder: The Fall of Don Swan”

  • Rachel Hancock ’14
    Painting for a Cause

    Southwestern alumna Rachel Hancock ’14 uses her abilities to help a community she loves.

  • Hollywood Sign
    Writing Dreams into Reality

    Television and film writer Samantha Montgomery McIntyre ’97 looks back at how SU shaped her vision for a creative career, and how chasing dreams in LA led to creating her debut feature film, Unicorn Store.

  • Susan Slagle Rogers ’83
    Susan Slagle Rogers ’83

    Distinguished Professional

  • Susan Slagle Rogers ’83
    From Southwestern to Hollywood

    A panda who becomes a kung fu master. A snail who wins the Indianapolis 500. These underdog stories have been big hits for Hollywood. They have also helped establish Susan Slagle Rogers ’83 as one of the animation industry’s most talented producers.

  • Carlie Sulpizio ’13 with community members of Burkina Faso, Africa. 
    Great Unexpectations

    Carlie Sulpizio ’13 reflects on her serendipitous path as an SU anthropology major, a Peace Corps volunteer, and a global-health researcher.

  • Juror #3 (Carson Petocz ‘23) and Juror #8 (Abigail Vernier ‘20) go toe-to-toe in a heated debate. Photo by Carlos Barron ‘10.
    Twelve Angry Jurors Brings Timeless Debate Back to the Table

    Based on the classic Emmy Award-winning television movie by Reginald Rose, this production poses a powerful dialectic for the importance of civil discourse.

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