The Theatre at Sims
The newly renovated black box theatre space with state-of-the-art lights and sounds allows students to hone their skills in acting and directing while also gaining an understanding in tech. Students will be able to learn lighting and sound design their first semester as a theatre major because of this space.
Green Room Theatre Company
The Green Room Theatre Company is a student-run company and exists to promote student work — directing, acting and design. It specifically focuses on the production of stage shows and advancement of student talent, with emphasis on Christian worldview and spiritual development to accompany theatrical accomplishment.
New Works Program
The New Works Program is designed and committed to nurturing our students’ storytelling and collaboration skills in order to better communicate stories both on and off the stage professionally and in service to others. ONU Theatre’s original musical “Still,” written and directed by Ashley Sarver, was nominated for a Dove Award against Natalie Grant, Brandon Lake, for King & Country, Hillsong UNITED, and additionally garnered 9 BroadwayWorld Awards for Chicago Theatre. ONU Theatre partners with ThirtyTwo 7 Studios production company to help students write, produce, publish and record new plays and musicals.