Musical Theater students have the opportunity to use and enhance their skills by taking part in performances held at the Lawrenceville campus. Each academic year, the Princeton campus holds two music theater and two opera productions, while the Lawrenceville campus presents three major productions, one a music theater work. All Rider University students can audition for all productions and may be interested in student-directed events performed at the Spitz.
The performance facilities for the Lawrenceville campus are:
- The Yvonne Theater – a 450-seat, state-of-the-art theater on Rider University’s Lawrenceville campus.
- The Spitz – a recently renovated 100-seat studio theater on Rider’s Lawrenceville campus.
- Bart Luedeke Arts Center
- Rider University Art Gallery
In addition to participating in major productions, students also are encouraged to produce their own shows on campus and look into performance opportunities abound at well-known community theaters, such as:
- Paper Mill Playhouse
- Pocono Playhouse
- McCarter Theatre at Princeton University.