Explore the theatres at Emporia State
ESU is rich in the performing arts
The department of Theatre is housed in King Hall where you will find the Karl C. Bruder Theatre, the ESU Theatre offices, classrooms, and the Design Studio. The Ronald Q. Frederickson Theatre and the Inez P. Friesen Studio are in Roosevelt Hall while Albert Taylor Hall is situated in Plumb Hall. Click the links on this page to discover more information on each theatre space including descriptions, pictures, and floor plans.
Karl C. Bruder Theatre
The Karl C. Bruder Theatre, constructed in 1967, is the primary production home for the University Theatre
The Inez P. Friesen Studio
The Inez P. Friesen Studio, located adjacent to the Frederickson Theatre, is designed for acting and movement classes and serves as the primary rehearsal space for department productions.
Ronald Q. Frederickson Theatre
The Ronald Q. Frederickson Theatre, completed January 2001, is the ESU Theatre's second production venue.
Albert Taylor Hall
Albert Taylor Hall, located in Plumb Hall, is the largest auditorium on campus and is the venue for many lectures, concerts, and other public events.