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Student Theatre Cooperative (STC)

The STC is an independent organization that produces original and cutting-edge theatre that typically would not get produced in our main stage season. STC provides opportunities for students to develop leadership and management skills, while also refining their craft through theatre production. At the weekly meetings, students will:

  • Select a season of plays and musicals
  • Assign production teams and plan productions
  • Participate in a Spontaneous Combustion event, where student playwrights, directors and actors write and produce original 10-minute plays in a 24-hour period

STC also engages in service activities with a variety of local organizations like the food pantry, the senior citizens center and SESDAC, a center providing support for persons with disabilities. STC also hosts an annual awards party and dinner each spring.

Get Involved

STC meets weekly at 5:15 p.m. on Thursdays in the Arena Theatre. All students enrolled at USD and faculty and staff may attend. Email theatre@usd.edu with questions.

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