Department of Fine & Performing Arts


The following fine and performing arts programs are available for study at Lake Superior State University:

  • Art (Minor)
  • Theatre (Minor)
  • Fine Art (General Studies concentration in ART, FINE, MUSC, and THEA)

We also offer elective and general education courses in the above fields, as well as music, and a major and minor in creative writing.


  • Arts Center
  • Art Exhibits (coming soon!)
  • Concerts (coming soon!)

Recent Productions

Prof. Spencer Christensen directed boom, the play by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb with a cast of LSSU theatre students in February 2017 at the Arts Center. Lake Superior State University student actors Michael Oakes (as ‘Jules,’ plaid, left) and Tomantha Sylvester (as ‘Barbara,’ right, at drums) launch into a Feb 14 dress rehearsal of the off beat comedy. Oakes (from Corunna, Mich.) is a Fine Arts Studies major with concentrations in theatre, writing, and web design.

Tomantha Sylvester (as ‘Barbara’) in the February 2017 production of “boom.” Sylvester (Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.) is in General Studies with concentrations in business and fine art.

Boom closeup

Student actress Paige King (Oakley, Mich.; General Studies, theater/fine art), who portrayed ‘Jo.’