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In “Appropriate,” America grapples with its ghosts

April 14, 2021

How is the American experience defined? Who defines it and what are its histories? These are questions playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins found himself digging into when he noticed how stories about White families and Black families are critically received differently.

Alter

Alter/Altar showcases CU grad student choreography

Feb. 13, 2017

Arneshia Williams, an MFA candidate in dance at CU Boulder, didn’t get any formal training in her craft until adulthood. Before that, she learned everything she knew about dance from services on Sunday mornings.

Colorado Shakespeare Festival

Colorado Shakespeare Festival announces its 60th season

Oct. 31, 2016

In a nod to the past, CSF’s Summer 2017 lineup will remount the plays audiences saw in its original 1958 season: The Taming of the Shrew, a laugh-out-loud audience favorite; Julius Caesar, a classic political thriller; and Hamlet, Shakespeare’s undisputed masterpiece.

CU Theatre stages an all-female ‘Twelfth Night’

CU Theatre stages an all-female ‘Twelfth Night’

Oct. 5, 2016

CU Boulder’s 2016-17 theatre season continues with a highly anticipated all-female production of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” Directed by renowned Los Angeles actor, director, teacher and producer Lisa Wolpe, the production runs Nov. 4-13 in the University Theatre.

Boneless

CU Dance’s ‘Boneless’ focuses on artistry and authenticity

Sept. 26, 2016

Continuing the exciting 2016-17 dance season at CU Boulder is “Boneless,” a showcase of two works by MFA students intent on uncovering who we really are underneath our society’s thick layers of commercialism and social standards.

Servant of Two Masters

CU stages Carlo Goldoni’s ‘The Servant of Two Masters’

Sept. 26, 2016

CU Boulder’s 2016-17 theatre season continues with a heartwarming, hilarious production of “The Servant of Two Masters,” a classic Italian commedia dell’arte by 18th-century playwright Carlo Goldoni. Performances of the play, directed by CU Associate Professor Tamara Meneghini, take place Oct. 19-23 in CU’s Loft Theatre.

44 Plays for 44 Presidents

CU Theatre & Dance stages ‘44 Plays for 44 Presidents’

Aug. 23, 2016

Just in time for the United States presidential election, CU Boulder’s Department of Theatre & Dance gears up for a production of “44 Plays for 44 Presidents,” a funny and poignant whirlwind trip through American history.

Teena Marie Custer

CU Dance brings female Hip-Hop luminaries to Boulder

Aug. 23, 2016

This fall, CU Boulder brings street culture to the stage with [UN] W.R.A.P.: Women of the Cypher, a weekend-long performance event bringing together renowned female Hip-Hop scholars, artists and enthusiasts for a critical and creative exchange.