Theatre Department Releases 2017-2018 Schedule

Photo of theatre production. The USD Department of Theatre plans five productions in 2017-2018.

VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota Department of Theatre announced its 2017-2018 schedule. It plans five productions of varying style and form.

  • “Rhinoceros” by Eugene Ionesco. Dates: Sept. 28-Oct. 1 and Oct. 4-8. Location: Wayne S. Knutson Main Stage.
  • One-Acts. Dates: Oct. 20-22. Individual shows TBA.
  • “Little Women” with music by Jason Howland, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein and book by Allan Knee. Dates: Nov 1.7-19 and Nov. 29-Dec. 3. Location: Wayne S. Knutson Main Stage.
  • “Three Sisters” by Anton Chekhov. Dates: Feb. 15-18. Location: Wayne S. Knutson Main Stage.
  • “Circle Mirror Transformation” by Annie Baker. Dates: March 15-18. Location: Arena Stage.
  • “Cabaret” with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and book by Joe Masteroff. Dates: April 12-15 and 18-22. Location: Wayne S. Knutson Main Stage.

For more information on each performance and ticket purchases, please visit the theatre department’s website.


USD's College of Fine Arts encourages students to pursue their chosen professional field in art, music or theater through their study with nationally recognized faculty who are working professionals. Students learn and grow to be professional fine artists with great job potential anywhere in the country. The college offers opportunities for additional real-world experiences through work with guest artists, study tours abroad and opportunities at the National Music Museum and the University Art Galleries on the Vermillion campus and the Black Hills Playhouse in Custer State Park. The college brings more than 80 guests artists to campus annually to work with students.


Founded in 1862 and the first university in the Dakotas, the University of South Dakota is the only public liberal arts university in the state, with 205 undergraduate and 73 graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, School of Law, Sanford School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Beacom School of Business and College of Fine Arts. With an enrollment of nearly 10,000 students and more than 400 faculty, USD has a 17:1 student/faculty ratio, and it ranks among the best in academics and affordability. USD’s 17 athletic programs compete at the NCAA Division I level.


Michael Ewald
USD News