The Department of Theatre at Harding University is a year-round production environment. Students, faculty and staff are learning and teaching in an exciting and interactive manner. Theatre activities include musicals and musical revues, children's theatre, comedies, tragedies, classical theatre and contemporary works. Theatre is alive and well at Harding University! Come join us!
2019-2020 HU THEATRE
“Matilda” – Homecoming Musical – Benson Auditorium
October 18, 19, 2019
$18 or $20 Reserved Seating
Pied Pipers – Heritage Auditorium
October 19, 2019
All performances are FREE
“Miss Bennet Christmas at Pemberley” – Ulrey Performing Arts Center
November 14-16, 2019
$10 General Admission
Pied Pipers Christmas Show
December 7, 2019
“Hands on a Hardbody” – Ulrey Performing Arts Center
February 20-23,29, March 1, 2020
$15 General Admission
The Little Prince - Ulrey Performing Arts Center
March 26-28, 2020
$5 Donations to Campus Players
Spring Sing 2020 “Once Upon a Time” – Benson Auditorium
April 9-11, 2020
$15 - $25 Reserved Seating
Pied Pipers Spring Show – Heritage Auditorium
April 11, 2020
Student One-Act Festival - Ulrey Performing Arts Center
April 17, 18, 24, 25, 2020
Every year, the Department of Theatre presents an average of nine fully-staged productions along with some sixty performances by the Pied Pipers. Over 36,000 patrons see Harding University Theatre each season. Most productions are presented in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center and the Benson Auditorium. Tickets for current shows are available online at hardingtickets.com.
Mission Statement: We are a Christ-centered theatre program that challenges students to develop superior artistic skills in order to serve others in the areas of ministry, education and professional theatre.
Theatre at Harding University is about creating a collaborative community on an artistic mission. The art of theatre integrates the fine arts, the humanities and the performing arts into one immersive experience for all of its participants. The purpose of the Theatre Department is to develop Christian artists into proficient theatre practitioners, educators and advocates. Students are guided in this collaboration by a talented faculty and staff who strive to model Christian values and vision in the creative process, in scholarship, in mentoring and in service.