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USD Night at the Washington Pavilion

On January 31, the Washington Pavilion will host 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 will be 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.
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