Published: Published: February 26th, 2019

March 19th ASU Theatre Experience

High school sophomores, juniors, and seniors and prospective transfer students are invited to the ASU Tempe Campus on March 16th from 4-9:30pm for the ASU Theatre Experience 2019. The event is free and includes a behind-the-scenes tour of ASU theatre facilities, workshop, and a pizza dinner with current ASU theatre students. Participants will also receive free tickets to the ASU MainStage show, Ajax, and attend a post-show talkback with the director and members of the cast–a unique opportunity to learn all about how the show was created! Please use the link below to register.



ALL participants (students and teachers) must register individually.  ASU staff will provide supervision while students are on campus. This event is for students and teacher chaperones only.

Also NEW this year:

ALL participants must sign an electronic Liability Waiver via DocuSign. Minors under age 18 must also have the signature of their parents/guardians in order to participate.  Teachers whose students or their parents do not have an email address or internet access should email [email protected] to discuss other options.  ASU is committed to conservation; therefore, no paper forms will be accepted at any time.

Show Information:

Ajax Written by Sophocles Translated by John Tipton Directed by Kristin Hunt


In the aftermath of the Trojan War, Menelaus and Agamemnon name Odysseus the greatest warrior, awarding him the armor of the fallen hero Achilles.  Furious at being passed over for this honor, Ajax vows murderous revenge in this timeless tragedy of madness and violence.

ASU’s production of Ajax incorporates punk music and culture as a storytelling backdrop, aiding in the creation of a concert-like theatrical experience.


Schedule: ASU Theatre Experience 4:00 pm: Check-in at Nelson Fine Arts Center, ASU Tempe Campus 4:30 pm: Backstage tour of Nelson Fine Arts Center 5-6:15pm: Workshops with ASU Teaching Artists 6:15-7pm: Dinner with ASU theatre students 7:30pm: Ajax and talkback 9:30pm (approximate): End of day/pick-up at Nelson Fine Arts Center


To register, FIRST complete the Liability Waiver as directed.  It will open in a separate tab.  IMPORTANT:  When finished with the Liability Waiver, please return to the form below to complete and submit your registration.

Only 50 spots available, so please RSVP as soon as possible. REGISTRATION DEADLINE: COB Friday, March 8, 2019.

Questions? Please email [email protected].

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Published: Published: February 4th, 2019


Teachers are invited to participate in our FREE Teacher Tech Tour on Monday, March 4, 2019 from 5:00 – 6:30 PM. Teachers will come to ASU Gammage to meet with our Technical Director and have a special back stage tour of our historic Frank Lloyd Wright building to ask questions and learn more about the theater. Space is limited; register today!

Register at: Links.asu.edu/teachertechtour

Please email [email protected] or call 480-727-6250 if you have any questions.

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