The Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center serves South Dakota State University, the Brookings community and the Region. It is a state-of-the-art performing arts center that is the home for concerts, theatrical and dance performances, special events and SDSU’s School of Performing Arts.
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The Play That Goes Wrong By Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sawyer & Henry Shields A Comedy For All Ages! This play is a perfect, hilarious mix of Monty Python and Sherlock Holmes. The play starts with the murder at Haversham Manor, where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. This 1920s whodunit has everything you never wanted in a show -- an unconscious leading lady, a corpse th...
The Oscar has multiple event series - Brookings Chamber Music Society, Brookings Community Theatre, Brookings School District, School of Performing Arts Music, Prairie Repertory Theatre, State University Theatre and Dance, and Woodbine Productions.
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The Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center’s mission is to engage its community through artistic, educational and cultural experiences that enrich lives, promote lifelong learning in and through the performing arts, and serve as a gateway between SDSU and the greater community.
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The past few years have increased the need for unity and optimism. The continued partnership between the Brookings Optimist Club and SDSU brought that optimism at their 17th annual SDSU/Brookings Optimist Jazz Festival, held on April 7. The festival, hosted at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center, had over 800 middle and high school students and their directors in attendance.
Theater students can put on a first-class/world-class production thanks to the recent addition to the Performing Arts Center. After the addition was completed, it was renamed to the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center. Students now perform in the new, state-of-the-art proscenium theater, which seats about 850 people.