Glass Menagerie Audition Poster

Auditions for the upcoming production of "The Glass Menagerie", directed by Ms. Yolanda Williams, will be held in the P. Studio, Room 117, on Wednesday, June 14th @ 6pm. Monologues are preferred, cold readings will be provided.

For more information, please contact Prof. Williams.


A photo of the newly inducted cast of Alpha Psi Omega Lambda Chi cast, and theatre honorary organization. Congratulations to the new members!


"Black Nativity", directed by Mark G. Henderson, opens tonight at 7:30pm at the Rose McCoy Auditorium.

For more information, click the link below to go to the show's page.

Black Nativity, Dec. 4-7, 2014

The Department of Speech & Theatre at JSU invites you to a panel discussion focused on the continuing events concerning the Michael Brown murder case in Ferguson, MO, and the resulting grassroots movement growing in the Jackson community and the nation.

Click the link below for more information:

Press Release

“Miss Evers’ Boys” Opens Thursday!

November 5th, 2014 by speech

Miss Evers' Boys, directed by Mark G. Henderson, opens Thursday at 7pm at Rose McCoy Auditorium. Don't miss it!



Brown Bag Research Talk: Nadia Bodie-Smith

October 31st, 2014 by speech

Dr. Nadia Bodie-Smith, assistant professor of theatre and coordinator of theatre studies, presented her talk,"Redirecting Gender: Working with the Effeminate Actor" on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in the Holden Reading Room on the fourth floor of the H.T. Samspson Library.

Miss Evers’ Boys – Nov. 6-10, 2014

October 28th, 2014 by speech

See the new YouTube promo video for Miss Evers' Boys, coming November 6th to the Rose McCoy Auditorium:

Click this link to view the video…


Congratulations to 2014 KCACTF Nominees

October 14th, 2014 by speech



College of Liberal Arts advisor Courtney Brookins, Speech and Theatre Transfer Advisor Laura McDavitt, and Speech and Theatre Freshman/Sophomore Advisor Dr. Nadia Bodie pose for photos during the Homecoming Advising Session.  On Saturday, October 11th, College of Liberal Arts and Departmental advisors met with hudnreds of local and out-of-state band students in a successful recruitment drive, resulting in many new students for programs such as Criminal Justice, Psychology, Art, Speech, Theatre and Music.