Fine Arts & Mass Communication

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    Progress is being made towards the new Art Complex, scheduled for completion Fall of 2019.
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    Theater & Musical Theatre alumni Adrian Lopez and Dominic Pecikonis were recently cast in the Broadway production of “SPAMilton,” a parody of the hit show “Hamilton.”
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Experience & Discover the Arts at SHSU

Housed in the award-winning James & Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center, the College of Fine Arts & Mass Communication combines five outstanding departments. All Students pursuing a degree in the fine or performing arts or mass communications will have the opportunity to pursue their dream.


Richard Dillon Glass
SHSU Student Brings
Emotion To Screen

Losing a loved one can be a challenging chapter in an individual’s life. Sam Houston State University’s film major, Richard Dillon Glass has recently taken on the project of conveying these feelings of loss through his recent short film “The Burden of Choice”.Click For Story

Football Is Female:
Lainie Fritz

March 8 is International Women’s Day and to celebrate, Today@Sam met with alumna Lainie Fritz, a KPRC Sports Reporter and Anchor. Read to learn more about her career path, advice, and how she’s challenging the stereotypes that limit women and girls in the sports industry.Click For Story

Nine Students Honored
For Theatre
Design, Method

The life of a theatre and musical theatre student at Sam Houston State University is full of amazing opportunities from stage management, scenic design, to the technology used within a production. For nine Design & Technology and Stage Management students, their hard work and skills were awarded at the 2019 Southwest-USITT competition.Click For Story

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Imagine living in a residence hall that also houses stages, screens and studios! These amenities were designed for tomorrow’s communicators, performers and artists, and are open exclusively to all College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication majors who choose to live in the Belvin-Buchanan hall. This co-ed community consists of diverse students who share a common passion to pursue creativity and expression. For more info Click Here!

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