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2022 PRT performance of "The Play that Goes Wrong"

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Welcome to Prairie Repertory Theatre’s 51st season of terrific summer theatre in eastern South Dakota. Whether you are already a member of our growing summer family or planning to join us for the first time, we invite you to experience the fun and enjoyment of taking part in PRT 2022.  

PRT 2022 Season welcomes you to have rollicking laughs, adventure and music for the whole family!

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South Dakota Arts Council announces grant and fellowship recipients

Several faculty and programs from South Dakota State University and the Brookings community have received grants or fellowships from the South Dakota Arts Council (SDAC).

Prairie Repertory Theatre celebrates a successful season

Prairie Repertory Theatre (PRT), an extension of the theatre program at South Dakota State University, is celebrating a successful 2022 season. The program put on exciting performances and honored the retirement of J.D. Ackman, the former coordinator of theatre and artistic director of PRT.

Ackman celebrating final curtain call

J.D. Ackman, coordinator of theatre, will be retiring in August after 32 years of service. Ackman served as the managing and artistic director of Prairie Repertory Theatre from 2007 to 2021 and the director of State University Theatre and Dance from 2010 to 2022.