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Forest Roberts Theatre

The Forest Roberts Theatre accommodates 514 people in a continental seating arrangement and has its own scene and electrics shops as well as state of the art make-up and costume facilities and dressing rooms. NMU’s theatre program offers extensive onstage, offstage and behind the curtain training. Opportunities for participation in the production program begin in freshman year.

Interested in Auditioning?

Auditions for the 2015-2016 season are Friday August 28th and Saturday August 29th. Sign up for a time now.  Also, stop by the FRT for theatre interest night on Thursday August 27th for more information on the upcoming season, auditions and how to get involved in the department.

Upcoming Performances

Each academic year, the Forest Roberts Theatre offers local productions of national-recognized productions as well as many locally-written and produced shows that appeal to all ages and interests. Community members are invited to all publicized shows: Please see our season schedule to find out which productions are upcoming.

Let us help you

The Forest Roberts Theatre box office has limited hours, so please visit the box office site for details. Contact us by phone 906-227-2553 or by e-mail theatre@nmu.edu or buy your tickets online. For season tickets, please call the Superior Dome ticket office at 906-227-1032

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What you'll do at NMU

Study with the FRT. Northern offers a theatre and entertainment arts major and minor. There is also an opportunity for graduate internships in our costume shop, scene shop and box office.

FRT Box Office906-227-2553 theatre@nmu.edu