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On Stage

CMTA's Message to our Students

Faculty and staff of the School of Communication, Media & Theatre Arts are saddened and outraged by the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and others. We decry this nation’s long history of systematic oppression, stigmatizing, and stereotyping of people of color. Racism, violence, and bigotry have no place in our School, our institution, or in the nation.

The School of Communication, Media & Theatre Arts proclaims support for our EMU students, colleagues, community partners of color, and the entire African American community as well as other minority communities whose members have been systematically oppressed. We reaffirm our commitment to fostering an inclusive environment, equality in the classroom, and the promotion of social justice. As educators, we are committed to ongoing engagement with the words and experiences of people of color so that inclusion is embedded in our classrooms, and we encourage our students to seek out coursework that will inform their understanding of the issues. As performers, artists, journalists, media producers, communicators, and educators, we believe in coming together to create a world that fosters empathy, promotes openness, speaks to the truth, and encourages understanding through listening and telling people’s stories. We see you and we stand with you against racial injustice.

The S.I.T. Campaign: Seats in Theatres

The School of Communication, Media & Theatre Arts needs your help to replace all seats in both the Quirk and Sponberg Theatres. We are seeking to raise a minimum of $200,000 between September, 2019 and August, 2020.

You can help us reach our goal by making a gift for individual or multiple seats in one or both theatres. Or you can make a contribution of any size to support this important cause.

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News & Announcements

  • Due to Covid-19 and the restrictions surrounding the virus, EMU Theatre was forced to cancel our remaining performances for the 2019-20 season. This included the John Charles Retirement event and S.I.T. Campaign celebration that was scheduled to occur on Saturday, June 13, 2020. This event will be rescheduled and incorporated into our upcoming 2020-21 season. If you have any questions about the event or our upcoming season, please contact Pam Cardell at [email protected] or leave a message at 734.487.1220 and we will respond as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience and continued support of EMU Theatre and the School of Communication, Media & Theatre Arts.

    Find out about events, auditions, student competitions and calendars for the School of Communication, Media & Theatre Arts via our bi-monthly newsletter, 
    Tuesday News.
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