Allen Theatre offers students opportunities in all aspects of theatre performance and production.  Our small class sizes provide individual instruction and guidance for each student. We produce four shows a year including musicals, drama, comedy, and student-directed one-act plays.  Our Drama Club participates in community outreach activities and theatre excursions and we host an improvisation night each semester.  We also participate in the Irene Ryan acting competition each year at the American College Theater Festival.  In June we also sponsor the Allen Summer Youth Theatre program, producing a show involving students ages 13-21.


Tricia Stogsdill

Tricia Stogsdill

Theatre Instructor
A.A., Allen Community College
B.F.A., Emporia State University
M.F.A., University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
Iola Campus

Theatre Productions


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

Student Directed One Acts

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

Student Directed One Acts

The Spitfire Grill - by James Valcq and Fred Allely


The Inspector General

Love & Information

Student Directed One Acts

Lucky Stiff