Clubs and Organizations
A great way to
gain theatre experience and practice is by participating in one of our clubs
and organizations. This experience will complement your degree, and prepare you
for a career in the industry.
E-mail Theatre@nau.edu for more information about any of the
clubs listed here.
Playmakers, originally called Kilani Nilani, was founded in 1923, and is one of
the oldest clubs on campus. Throughout the years, Arizona Playmakers (or AZP
for short) has been dedicated to creating an environment in which students can
explore opportunities in theatre.
AZP is also the
proud sponsor of NAUghty Bits, Flagstaff´s premier improv comedy troupe. All
students are welcome to join in and play with us as NAUghty Bits performs
across Arizona for dorms, schools, conventions, and parties.
Each year, AZP
also sponsors a variety of events. Past events include a night of scenes, the
10-minute play festival, the picnic auction, Assassins!, and more. Arizona
Playmakers welcomes all students with an interest in theatre to join us. There
are no requirements to be a member.
Theatre Company (ETC)
ETC is open to anyone interested in creating theatre with
and for youth. ETC’s mission is to
cultivate the love of theatre through service and performance, to enrich
imaginations and to mentor future leaders.
Members of ETC present workshops and adjudicate at the annual Arizona
State Thespian Conference.
Northern Arizona University Chapter of Alpha
Alpha Psi Omega
is the National Theatre Honor Society that works towards establishing dramatic
production in theatre students and universities.
The Beta Nu cast
was formed at Northern Arizona University. The Beta Nu cast has since
flourished and become a respected organization within the Department of
States Institute for Theatre Production
The United StatesInstitute for Theatre Technology, Inc. (USITT) is the association of design,
production, and technology professionals in the performing arts and
The mission of USITT is to actively promote the
advancement of the knowledge and skills of its members.