Carthage has more than 130 student clubs and organizations through which students can get involved, explore possible careers, meet other students, work closely with faculty advisors, and perform customer service. See a full list of Carthage student organizations on The Harbor, our website for student organizations.

The following clubs and organizations are popular with Carthage theatre students.

Alpha Psi Omega

Alpha Psi Omega National Theatre Honor Society is an American recognition honor society recognizing students in collegiate theatre. Carthage has an Alpha cast (Alpha Psi Omega’s designation for “chapter”). This coeducational fraternity is for students with a developing interest in the field of dramatics. Students are honored for their involvement in areas of dramatic production, both on and off stage.

Merely Players

Merely Players is an improvisational comedy troupe that performs both on and off campus. Members utilize skits, games, and creativity in their performances, which often take place in WOHs place.


The Carthage Neil-Futurists is a theatre/anti-theatre group embracing the fast-paced ups and downs of reality, expressing truth, and breaking rules. After studying the art of Neo-Futurism, one of Carthage’s J-Term classes, the students of professor Neil Scharnick were inspired to continue performing this unique form of theatre by starting their own student organization.

To see more Carthage student organizations, visit The Harbor