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Premiere of Voices of the Prairie documentary series at The STATE Theatre.

COJO professor premieres broadcasting docuseries

Jacob Boyko, News Editor (He/Him) April 12, 2022

A South Dakota State University professor premiered the first episode of his new documentary series, “Voices of the Prairie: History of Broadcasting in South Dakota,” at The STATE Theatre in Sioux...

Students in musical Carrie discuss show details with director John Ackman.

Film professor John “J.D.” Ackman’s movie list

Griffin Korbel, Reporter March 22, 2022

See list of movies at the end Movies are something people around the world enjoy and connect with every day. John “J.D.” Ackman, director of theater at South Dakota State University, believes this,...

Pictured are actors Erin-Leigh Moses, Sara Carr, Skyllar Schoening & Grant Taylor.

Satirical Thanksgiving play hits stage

Brina Sturm, Assistant Lifestyles Editor November 16, 2021

This weekend, South Dakota State University’s Theatre & Dance is presenting its second production of the academic year, “The Thanksgiving Play” by Larissa FastHorse. It’s quick-witted and...

PRTs performance of Fox of the Fairway June 14, 2018.

Prairie Repertory Theatre to perform “Wizard of Oz” and more this season

Prairie Repertory Theatre is set to open its 49th summer season. The season opens with the classic comedy, “Father of the Bride,” followed by “Beehive: The 60’s Musical,” the ultimate celebration...

More than 400 students to perform in 2018 Spring Festival of Music

More than 400 students to perform in 2018 Spring Festival of Music

April 9, 2018

UNIVERSITY MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS  The 2018 South Dakota State University School of Performing Arts’ Spring Festival of Music opens April 27 and runs through April 29 in the Performing Arts...


‘George the ghost’ may move to PAC

Laura Butterbrodt October 25, 2017

The theatre department at South Dakota State may lose their in-residence ghost when they move to the Performing Arts Center in 2019. George’s backstory stems from a tale of a janitor falling off either...

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