Dance

‘Catapult’ showcases student dance talent at CU

Jan. 18, 2017

Dance pieces tackling both timeless and timely themes will be on display in "Catapult," a showcase of brand new works choreographed by graduating CU Boulder students. The show runs Feb. 10-12 in CU’s Charlotte York Irey Theatre.

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In ‘Unspoken,’ six friends choose love over fear

Jan. 18, 2017

CU Boulder’s 2016-17 theatre season continues with “Unspoken,” a 2016 work by New Play Festival winner and PhD candidate Kevin Crowe. The intimate portrait of six friends living in New York City runs Feb. 15-19 in CU’s Loft Theatre.

Charlotte York Irey

‘To dance is to live,’ and dance lives on at CU

Jan. 10, 2017

More than two decades after she had almost single-handedly established the first degree program in dance at the University of Colorado Boulder, Charlotte York Irey attended the dedication of the new theater named in her honor.

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.

Much ado about something, four centuries later

Much ado about something, four centuries later

April 27, 2016

On the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death this year, the campus is staging two significant Shakespearean events. In its 59th season, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival will move closer to performing all of Shakespeare’s canon for the second time—a feat most companies have yet to achieve once. And the famous published edition of Shakespeare’s collected plays, printed in 1623, will be exhibited on campus.

CU-Boulder heads off Shakespeare fear...with fun

CU-Boulder heads off Shakespeare fear...with fun

April 20, 2016

Does your stomach experience toil and trouble at the memory of a pinched and scolding high-school English teacher peddling Bardic cod-liver oil? Does the idea of seeing a Shakespeare play threaten to put you to sleep, perchance to dream? Well, “You haven’t seen ‘Hamlet’ until you’ve seen a 10-year-old do ‘Hamlet.’”

Dance prof Ellsworth wins Guggenheim Fellowship

Dance prof Ellsworth wins Guggenheim Fellowship

April 12, 2016

CU-Boulder dance Professor Michelle Ellsworth is among a diverse group of 178 scholars, artists and scientists from the U.S. and Canada to be awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship this year.

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