Fine and
Performing Arts

The Prairie Theater
on the Fond du Lac Campus

Challenging the Intellect | Enlightening the Spirit

Theatre Program

The 340 seat state-of the-art Prairie Theatre at the Fond du Lac campus offers students the opportunity to participate in theater productions, musical performances, attend lectures or community events. The Prairie Theater is often used by area business and community groups for everything from corporate events to fundraisers.

Upcoming Productions

All events sponsored by or hosted at any of UW Oshkosh’s campuses are canceled immediately until further notice. Please visit for more information.

View Past Productions

All previous productions were directed by Richard Gustin unless otherwise noted.

  • Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson: March 12-17, 2019
  • The Roommate by J. Merril Motz: October 16-21, 2018
  • Lone Star by James McLure: March 6-11, 2018
  • Someone Like Me by Richard Gustin (World Premiere): March 6-11, 2018
  • The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson: Nov. 30, 2017-Dec. 3, 2018
  • When They Speak of Rita by Daisy Foote: March 8-12, 2017
  • Leviathan by Richard Gustin (World Premiere): November 2-6, 2016
  • Crooked by Catherine Trieschmann: March 9-13, 2016
  • Rash Acts by Conrad Bishop and Elizabeth Fuller: Oct. 28-Nov. 1, 2015
  • A Sparrow Falls by Richard Gustin: March 11-15, 2015
  • Lobby Hero by Kenneth Lonergan: Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2014
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare / Directed by Caryn Cleveland-Short: April 9-13, 2014
  • How the World Began by Catherine Trieschmann: Oct. 28-Nov. 4, 2013
  • The Dream of the Burning Boy by David West Read: March 5-10, 2013
  • The Dining Room by A.R. Gurney: Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 2012
  • Over The Tavern by Tom Dudzick: March 7-11, 2012
  • My Soldiers by Richard Kalinoski: Nov. 2-6, 2011
  • Sweet Storm by Scott Hudson: March 9-13, 2011
  • Almost, Maine by John Cariani: Nov. 3-7, 2010
  • Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire: March 10-14, 2010
  • The God Committee by Mark St. Germain: Nov. 4-8, 2009
  • Doubt by John Patrick Shanley: March 11-15, 2009
  • Our Town by Thornton Wilder: Nov. 5-9, 2008
  • The Roommate by J. Merrill Motz: March 5-9, 2008
  • Proof by David Auburn: Nov. 7-11, 2007
  • Everyman, adaptation by Richard Gustin: Mar. 7-11, 2007
  • Brighton Beach Memoirs by Neil Simon: Nov. 8-12, 2006
  • Last Train to Nibroc by Arlene Hutton: Mar. 9-12 and 16-19, 2006
  • A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas by Laurie Brooks: Nov. 3-6 and 10-13, 2005
  • Lumberjacks in Love by James Kaplan and Fred Alley / Directed by Steve Wilson: Mar. 31-Apr. 3 and Apr. 7-9, 2005
  • Antigone by Sophocles, translated by Robert Fagles: Nov. 10-14, 2004
  • God’s Favorite by Neil Simon: April 28 – May 2, 2004
  • “MASTER HAROLD”…and the boys by Athol Fugard: Nov. 12-16, 2003
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare: Mar. 5-9, 2003
  • Rash Acts by Conrad Bishop and Elizabeth Fuller: Nov. 6-10, 2002
  • Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling: Nov. 8-11, 2001
  • Working by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso: Nov. 9-12, 2000
  • The Dining Room by A.R. Gurney: Spring 1999
  • Bus Stop by William Inge: Spring 1998
  • A Little House Christmas, adapted by James DeVita from the works of Laura Ingalls Wilder: Fall 1997
  • Godspell, music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz / Choreographed by Cory Vandertye: Spring 1997

Theatre Gallery


Art Program

Students on the Fond du Lac campus who are interested in art can join the Art Students League or take part in our annual Art Momentum event.

  • Art Students League: A student organization dedicated to enhancing the artistic, academic and community art scene. This group plans the Art Momentum event.
  • Art Momentum: This annual spring event sponsored by the Art Students League raises funds for the Fond du Lac campus Art Scholarship Fund. This student run, student juried event features nearly 200 student works of art which are for sale, with the proceeds split between the individual artist and a student directed art scholarship.
  • Visual Arts Gallery: This gallery located in the Art Building has featured internationally recognized artists. 

Music Program

The Fond du Lac campus music program offers:

Collegiate Wind Ensemble

Communiversity ensemble open to all Fond du Lac campus students for academic credit and other interested campus and community members

Music Appreciation

This class is offered on a rotating schedule, with topics including Music and Culture, History of Rock and Roll, and Jazz History.

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Fond du Lac Campus
400 University Dr
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
(920) 929-1100