On January 31, the Washington Pavilion hosted an annual a celebration of visual, dramatic and musical arts, performed by the University of South Dakota College of Fine Arts. Below you will find samples and scenes that were performed.

Chamber Singers

  • Ave Maria - Franz Biebl (1906-2001)
  • Wake Up, Ollie Brown! - Ben Allaway (1993)

Musical Theatre Performers

  • "Suddenly Seymour" from Little Shop of Horrors
  • "Someone Like You" from Jekyll & Hyde
  • "Love and the Weather" from White Christmas
  • "The Temp and the Receptionist" from Homemade Fusion

THEA 331 Acting III Class

  • Scene from Death of a Salesman

Jazz Ensemble

  • Foxy
  • Bemsha Swing

Dance from THEA 385: Musical Theatre Styles

  • "Get Ready/Dancing in the Street" from Motown the Musical

University Symphony Orchestra

  • "At the Castle Gate" from Pelléas et Mélisande
  • USD Alma Mater and Variations


  • "Mansion Trio"

Romeo and Juliet

  • Act III, scene i

USD Opera

  • "Ice Cream Sextet" from Street Scene

THEA 331 Acting III Class

  • Scene from Angels in America

Symphonic Band

  • Mother Earth (A Fanfare)
  • O Magnum Mysterium

New York City Industry Showcase

  • "Take a Chance on Me" from Little Women
  • "The History of the Wrong Guys from Kinky Boots
  • "Little Fish" from Little Fish
  • "Darryl is a Boy (and he lives in my closet)"
  • "Actors & Athletes"
  • "The Great Compromise" from Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson

With state-of-the-art facilities and faculty comprised of dedicated teachers and working professionals, USD's College of Fine Arts combines high educational standards with unique opportunities for real-world experiences. We are the only college in the state of South Dakota offering a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Music and Master of Music Degrees.