Allen Theatre and Film offers students opportunities in all aspects of performance and production. Our high-quality productions and professional training provide individualized opportunities to students. We produce four shows a year including musicals, drama, comedy, student-directed one-act plays, and student film projects. Our Improv Club performs and hosts workshops in the area and at major festivals. We also participate in all areas of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.
Ms. Holmes and Ms. Watson-Apt #2B - by Kate Hamill
Cheerfully desecrating the stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Every Brilliant Thing - by Duncan MacMillan, with Jonny Donahoe
tick, tick…BOOM! - Book, Music, and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson; David Auburn, Script Consultant; Vocal Arrangement's and Orchestrations by Stephen Oremus
Bystander 9/11 "A Theatre Piece Concerning the Events of September 11, 2011" - by Meron Langsner
The Pavilion - by Craig Wright
The Thanksgiving Play - by Larissa FastHorse
The Spitfire Grill - by James Valcq and Fred Allely
The Inspector General
Love & Information
Student Directed One Acts
B.F.A., Emporia State University
M.F.A., University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
Tricia Stogsdill (she/her) is an accomplished theatre artist and educator. During the summer, she works as a Wig Artist at American Players Theatre in Wisconsin, which was called “the finest classical repertory theatre in the U.S.” by the Wall Street Journal. Previously, she worked at the Tony Award-winning Guthrie Theater, and was a designer for a world-premiere musical by Broadway artistic team Lyons & Pakchar. Tricia has worked with renowned playwrights Paula Vogel, Aaron Posner, and Jeffrey Hatcher. Her production credits include Theater MU, Theatre Latte Da, The Jungle Theatre, the Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and the Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theater. Tricia has an MFA in Theatrical Design and Production from the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music.