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Panther Players is ODU's student-run theatre organization, with performances twice a year.
As part of Panther Players, ODU students have the opportunity to act, sing, direct, and build set and costume designs for various productions.


Spring Musical auditions will be held in Matesich Theater (Erskine 201) on Thursday, Jan. 14 and Friday, Jan. 15.

How to audition:

  • Thursday, Jan. 14: Auditions begin at 5pm. Schedule an audition time by emailing Cassady Detrick at detrickc@ohiodominican.edu.
  • Friday, Jan. 15: Auditions will be held from 3-5pm (drop in between 3-5pm, no scheduled time needed!).
  • What to prepare: 1-minute song of your choice and a 30-second monologue.
  • If neither date or time works for you, please contact Cassady at the email above to set up an alternative date/time!

General Show Information


  • Free for students, faculty and staff with ODU ID
  • $8 General Admission
  • Doors open 30 minutes before each performance

Location & Parking

Matesich Theatre
Erskine Hall
1216 Sunbury Road
Columbus, OH  43219
#11 on campus map

Free parking is available in the Visitor’s (Gold) Lot, west of Sunbury Road.

Previous Productions

 The 2015 fall play was "Fools" by Neil Simon.

The 2015 spring musical was "Footlloose: The Musical." Read the synopsis, cast and crew, and performance dates.

See photos from Opening Night and the Alumni after-party below.