News and Events
  • ​​Forensics update: 
    • CMU Forensics was third in overall points at the Eastern Michigan University alumni tournament (1/31/14) and also third at Novice State Nationals (2/8/14).  ​
    • The debate team was second in overall points at the Eastern Michigan Tower tournament (2/1/14 - 2/2/14).

  • Join Trap Door Improv's - Team CMU!
    Trap Door Improv (the University Theatre Improv group) will perform in the upcoming event 
    Hilarity for Charity U​ and donations will support the Alzheimer's Association.  For information on the performance and making donations, click here

  • ​Good news for CMU Grad Stu​dents!
    • Katie Hodgdon received the Top Student Paper Award for the Argumentation and Forensics Interest Group of the Central States Communication Association for April 2014.
    • Sara Kitsch's thesis was recognized by the Graduate School with an "Outstanding Thesis Award."
    • The following graduate students have received news that they were accepted by Texas A & M's doctoral program in Communi​cation Studies: Ryan Rigda, Katie Hodgdon, and Marco Ehrl.

Coming in April and May

  • Annual Communication Spring Banquet
    Sunday, April 27 at 1 p.m. in the Bucks Run Golf Club
    Tickets are on sale now for $15 each or two for $25 and may be purchased in Moore 333 or at For more information, contact Krista Voss at or Paige Calamari at​

  • Reading of Randall Colburn's new play  
    Join us for a reading of Randall Colburn's new play (tentatively titled, "Oakton High Homecoming Dance, 1999"), and share your thoughts and ideas with the playwright!
    April 15 at 7:00 p.m. in the Townsend Kiva

  • University Theatre Tech Expo  
    Come and see designs, costumes, props and other terrific works from our theatre students ​throughout the year!  
    April 28 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and April 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • ​University Theatre Main Stage Performances:

    • The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov 
      April 2-5 at 7:30 p.m. and April 6 at 2:00 p.m. - Bush Theatre
      Tickets available at CMU Ticket Central:  Online by clicking here or by phone at 989-774-3045

    • The 2014 U.T. Dance Company Concert 
      April 24-26 at 7:30 p.m. and April 27 at 2:00 p.m. - Bush Theatre
      Tickets available at CMU Ticket Central:  Online by clicking here or by phone at 989-774-3045

  • Studio Theatre and Other Performances: 
    These smaller productions are free and open to the public, except as noted below.  Seating is limited seating, and seats are offered on a first-come, first-served basis, so please be sure to arrive early.  

    • ​​Love Song by John Kolvenbach
      April 10-12 at 7:30 p.m. - Theatre-on-the-Side in Moore Hall

    • Rescue Me (The Episodic Theatre Project)
      April 23, April 30 & May 7 at 7:00 p.m. - Platform Theatre in Moore Hall

    • Nunsense ​by Dan Goggin
      May 1 & 3 at 7:30 p.m. - Theatre-on-the-Side in Moore Hall
    • *What I Did for Love
      Performance to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids
      ​May 2 at 7:00 p.m. - St. John's Episcopal Church (206 W. Maple St., Mt. Pleasant)​
      *Not a free University Theatre production - donations accepted

    • Dance Performance 
      A collaborative work between the Music and Dance Composition classes
      May 4 at 2:00 p.m. - Townsend Kiva in Moore Hall

    • Trap Door Improv
       April 17 and ​May 3 at 8:00 and 10:00 p.m. - Platform Theatre in Moore Hall​

For information about upcoming events and activities, please contact us 
by phone at 989-774-3177 or come to our office at Moore 333.

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