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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Theatre & Dance

Mailing Address:
Minnesota State Mankato
Dept. of Theatre & Dance
201 Earley Center
for Performing Arts
Mankato, MN 56001

Department Chair:
Paul J. Hustoles, Ph.D.
Office manager:
Bonnie Malterer
Phone: 507-389-2118
Fax: 507-389-2922

Page address:

School year coming soon!

• This season, you can get a "Spoonful of Theatre" with shows that start with Titanic in October and end with Mary Poppins in April. In between you'll get shows of every kind, including A Christmas Story: The Musical. Visit Performance for information.
• Contact the Theatre & Dance office: 507-389-2118.
• Students talk about their time here. Watch and listen to Jordan Oxborough, Cassandra Johnson, Gabriel Sell and Matthew Stairs.

Purchase Tickets
Discounts must be taken through the box office.
Buying for a group? Click on Ticket Inquiries.

Box Office


The Box Office is
closed until Sept. 14,
when it will be open 4-6 p.m., M-F for individual ticket sales.





Students remain active

• 2008 BFA Musical Theatre graduate Claire Wellin toured in Once, which visited the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis.
• Alum is art director for "The Boxtrolls" film.
• That headline is true for a great many alumni of the department as well. To get a sampling of what our alumni have been up to since graduating, start here.

Learning from experts

The Department of Theatre & Dance takes every opportunity to tap into the experience of experts to enhance the learning process. Whether it be bringing in guest artists with a great range of artistic history or individuals with real-world experiences that lend themselves to theatrical production, they bring a new vision to what we do. Sometimes our alums ARE the experts.


Extraordinary Programs

Experience top-notch production-oriented programs.

Current Students

Check back here often for acting & production opportunities