Colorado Mesa University's Department of Theatre Arts will kick off its 2016-2017 season with a new department head. The Theatre Department welcomes Maurice LaMee to his new post as Head of the Department of Theatre Arts.

If you feel as though you recognize the name, you are correct. LaMee has been with CMU since 2012. He has served as an Assistant Professor of Theatre over the last four years, Beginning with the fall semester, LaMee will assume the title of Head of the Department of Theatre Arts.

I'm thrilled to be joining this outstanding faculty full time. I've discovered great joy in mentoring students and developing meaningful relationships with them in my four years teaching at CMU. I look forward to sharing my passion for the arts as a necessary component of a robust democracy and just society. I believe CMU is positioned to define itself as the best place to study and to begin a life of art-making in the Rocky Mountain West." - Maurice "Mo" LaMee

The 2016-2017 Main Stage theatre season at CMU includes:

  • James and the Giant Peach

  • A Christmas Carol

  • My Fair Lady

  • Boeing - Boeing

If you haven't attended performances at CMU, you'll definitely want to make plans to catch productions during the 2016-2017 season. When you do, please take a moment to welcome Mr. LaMee to his new post.