Commencement 2022

This year’s commencement ceremony will be on May 26, 2022 @ 7:00 PM at the Ordway Center.

Previous graduation speakers include Lou Bellamy (Producing Artistic Director, Penumbra Theatre Company), Kevin Kling (NPR’s “All Things Considered”), Peter Brosius (Artistic Director, Children’s Theatre Company), Gary Gisselman (Artistic Director, St. Olaf Theater), Patricia Mitchell (former Ordway President and CEO), Joe Dowling (Artistic Director, Guthrie Theater), Jeffrey Kimpton (former Interlochen Center for the Arts President), Libby Larsen (American composer), Ananya Chatterjea (Director of Dance, University of MN), Michelle Hensley (Former Artistic Director of Ten Thousand Things Theatre), Randy Reyes (Former Artistic Director of Mu Performing Arts), T. Mychael Rambo (theatre artist, Grammy Award-winning vocal artist, educator), H. Adam Harris (theatre artist, educator, director), and Nora Montañez (theatre artist and educator).