Second Stage Productions is a student-run production group committed to creating opportunities for student works to be performed. From film festivals to original theater works, we create shows that showcase the talents and ideas of MSU students. You can check out news about the upcoming opportunities with us and our affiliate organizations on Facebook, Twitter and Insta @secondstagemsu. 

Second Stage After School Special Improv Comedy!


After School Special has rehearsals open to everyone. They also put on monthly shows, featuring an audition-only troupe of improvisers and special guests. For more information visit and follow us on social media!

Second Stage Musical Theatre

Second Stage Musical Theatre (SSMT), is a opportunity to provide everyone interested in Musical Theatre a place to study and perform their craft, while receiving helpful and friendly feedback from our trained grad students in the department. This group is welcome to ANYONE and EVERYONE, created to provide more opportunities for students to sing and perform. 

Follow them on Instagram @secondstagemt or email at to get involved.

Second Stage Playwriting

Second Stage Playwriting is a student-run group focused on playwriting education and production at MSU. Students can expect to learn more about the art of writing and will have an opportunity to showcase their work in the Spring. 

Follow their Instagram account @ssplaywriting to get involved.