Join our cast and crew.

The department of music & theatre produces four faculty-directed productions per year—two plays and two musicals. In addition, student-directed projects are presented upon approval. All are open to JBU students from any major. For auditions and to get involved, contact Josiah Wallace at


Be involved

Students are involved in every aspect of production, including on stage and off, lighting and sound design, set construction and stage management. Course credit is available for all areas of involvement.


Minor in theatre

John Brown University offers both a minor in theatre and a minor in musical theatre that will interest students, whether they are interested in acting, directing, technical theatre or design.

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Earn scholarships

Scholarships are available for qualifying students who choose to minor in theatre, whether acting, technical theatre, or design. Actors will be asked to perform a two-minute monologue as part of the process.

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List of past productions

Babette's Feast (2022)

Into the Woods (2021)

Tartuffe (2021)

Little Women the Musical (2021)

The Princess and the Goblin (2021)

Silent Sky (2020)

Sense and Sensibility (2019)

The Fantasticks (2019)

Big Fish (2019)

Great Expectations (2019)

Hello Dolly (2018)

Hunchback of Notre Dame (2018)

The Boyfriend Musical (2017)

David Copperfield (2016)

Parfumerie (2016)

The Secret Garden (2016)

Man of La Mancha (2015)

Brigadoon (2014)

Patience (2013)

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (2012)

Into the Woods (2011)

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (2010)

Cosi fan Tutte (2009)

Singin' in the Rain (2008)

Ruddigore (2008)

She Loves Me (2006)

Pirates of Penzance (2006)

Josiah Wallace has a B.A. in Theatre from Seattle Pacific University, an M.F.A. in Directing from Baylor University, and studied commedia del’arte performance and mask making at the Scuola Internazionale Dell’Attore Comico in Reggio Emilia, Italy. He worked professionally at Taproot Theatre Company in Seattle Washington as the Director of Outreach and spent six years teaching, directing, and designing at Dordt College in Sioux Center Iowa before joining the JBU faculty in 2018. He has received multiple awards in design and directing from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.

Josiah Wallace
Associate professor of speech and theatre