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Spring 2017

CSUSM Student Media Fest Reception May 12 at 6 PM, Screenings 7 PM, ARTS 111 at CSUSM

12th Annual CSUSM Student Media Festival

To submit your films go to: Mediafest

  • Friday, May 12th: Reception at 6PM; Screenings and Awards at 7PM
  • Arts 111 at CSUSM


Spring Dance Concert at CSUSM April 27 and 28

CSUSM Dance Studies Presents:

Off-Centre Spring Dance Concert 2017

April 27 and 28

All proceeds benefit the Dance Studies Program and contribute to scholarship opportunities for Minors in Dance

Poster for A Midsummer Night's Dream play at CSUSM

William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Directed by Jason Heil

Performance times: April 6th, 7th, and 8th at 7PM, and April 8 at 2 PM

Location: CSUSM, Arts 111

Students: $8

General Public: $10

Poster for Home (A play about homelessness) at CSUSM March 8-11

Home (A play about homelessness)

Written collaboratively with Aaron Landsman

Directed by Dr. Judy Bauerlein

Home imagines a university classroom where the class is taught by the students, a live DJ and a very engaged audience.  The social justice issue of homelessness is the focal point of the day’s lecture, and the classroom/performance community mobilizes as they explore what they value most about home. 

Dancers in pose on a dark stage

Master Classes for Dance!

Shahar Biniamini, an international teaching artist currently in residence at UCLA offers three Master Classes at CSUSM on Monday, February 20. 

This event is made possible by the San Diego - Israel Initiative. 

Fall 2016

Vocal Ensemble promotional flyer

Vocal Ensemble Concert

Monday, December 5 at 7 pm in ARTS 111. Free Admission!

The River Knows flier

The River Knows

It's FREE! Dance Studies Event with Guest Choreographer, Crystal Sepulveda

This audio-visual event, The River Knows, takes place December 1 during U-Hour in Arts 101.

Flyer for Dance Performance

Composing the Instant - A Dance Imprisation Performance

  • Monday, November 21st, 7 pm
  • Black Box Theatre, Arts 101; $5
All proceeds support Dance Studies at CSUSM
I would like to purchase tickets to Composing the Instant

CSUSM Theatre General Auditions 

Monday, November 14th 

CSUSM theatre is delighted to announce general auditions for our spring 2017 season. The plays include Home, directed by Dr. Judy Bauerlein, and A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Jason Heil. You do not have to be a theatre major to audition. 

Home is an original theatre piece that explores the experience of being homeless in San Diego. Drawing upon the testimonies and stories of people who are, or have been homeless, the play gives voice to the homeless community in Escondido. The collaborative team includes CSUSM students and faculty, Interfaith Community Center in Escondido and Princeton Arts Fellow, Aaron Landsman (playwright). Home opens in March. 

A Midsummer Night's Dream is one of Shakespeare's most popular comedies, and this production marks the first fully produced Shakespearean play at CSUSM! We are delighted that veteran actor and director, Jason Heil, will be at the helm! A Midsummer Night's Dream opens in April. 

Please use this link to sign up for an audition time.

We look forward to seeing you in November! 

The Tukwut Jazz Ensemble will be performing their Fall concert on December 8th at 7pm in ARTS 111.

Juste flier

Juste (Red Nose Clown) is an original, student generated theatre piece that celebrates humanity’s limitless capacity to risk, fail and thrive! The clown plays an important role in many cultures, amplifying and reflecting our own lived experience through physical humor.

Directed by Robert Milz

October 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th at 7pm

October 8th at 2pm

Arts 111

Student tickets $8

General Admission $12

Get your Juste tickets here!

short shorts flier

Short Shorts A 10-Minute Play Festival is a collection of five 10-minute plays by writers such as Harold Pinter and Tom Stoppard. 

Directed by Jason Eberwein

  • November 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th at 7pm
  • November 19th at 2pm

Arts 111

  • Student tickets $8
  • General Admission $12

FREE performance at U Hour (12pm) on Thursday November 17th

Get your Short Shorts tickets here!