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Connie Lane's Play Produced in Cooperstown, NY

Aug. 6, 2019

Connie I. Lane, THDN’s Production Coordinator and Faculty Instructor, was able to go to Cooperstown, NY this summer to support a new production of her revised script, The Night They Lit Up Wrigley . Over 30 years ago, as a young theatre professional from St. Louis, Connie had the opportunity...

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CU Boulder Michelle wins major award for dance

July 22, 2019

You can read more about Michelle in this Daily Camera article by By MADELINE ST. AMOUR . Congratulations Michelle! Below is a snipit form the article: "Michelle Ellsworth has created a cellular automata, intimacy machine and catapults for her work as a dancer and choreographer. While it might not be...

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Best Should Teach Award: Erika Randall

July 22, 2019

The Best Should Teach Snipits from the Best Should Teach website: "The Best Should Teach Initiative strives to acknowledge excellence in teaching and academic leadership." "The Best Should Teach Initiative celebrates excellence in teaching at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels. It supports the preparation of college and university faculty,...

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Experience Design Program planning immersive experience!

July 22, 2019

Virtue of Reality Virtue of Reality is an exciting immersive open-world experience. Stakeholders of massive conglomerate corporation VeraRev are invited to a high-tech virtual reality preview of the idealized future, however the simulation that the guest actually witness is far from the idyllic VeraRev collective vision. Will you choose to...

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Professor Michelle Ellsworth receives the 2019 Doris Duke Artist Award

July 9, 2019

Dance Professor Michelle Ellsworth is one of six artists to receive the 2019 Doris Duke Artist Award. The Doris Duke Artist Awards invest in exemplary individual artists in contemporary dance, jazz, theater and related interdisciplinary work who have demonstrated their artistic vitality and commitment to their field. The award is...

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Theatre PhD student Jash Sen published in Ecumenica journal

July 3, 2019

Theatre PhD student Jash Sen has published an article, “Advocating for the Rejuvenation of Jatra Performance,” in Ecumenica: Performance and Religion, a journal out of Penn State University Press. From the abstract: The popular theater of West Bengal known as Jatra derives from devotional forms of performance going back a...

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Woodzick interviews Non-Binary Actor for Harvard Journal

May 29, 2019

K. Woodzick writes " Kevin Kantor (they/them) is a genderqueer non-binary director, actor, and performance poet working to challenge, deconstruct, and reimagine traditional semiotics of gender on stage and in performance. " WOODZICK: Kevin Kantor, I know you as an actor, activist, and poet. When you meet someone new, how...

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Efficient lighting in the UT!

April 25, 2019

"The Current" dancers perform under the new LEDs (Photo credits: Ian McMorran) By Ally Dever (Snipits from the article) The CU Boulder Department of Theatre & Dance recently replaced just over half of the University Theatre’s existing incandescent lighting equipment with energy-efficient versions, featuring light-emitting diodes, or LEDs. The $140,000...

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Marinus Smith Award winner Patricia "pep" Paige!!

April 19, 2019

Michelle Ellsworth won an Honorable Mention for the “Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award” from the Graduate school and Beth Osnes, Helanius Wilkins and Patricia Paige were all nominated for the Marinus Smith Award for their mentorship roles in students’ lives and pep was one of the winners of the award! Award...

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Theatre Department KCACTF Awards!

April 17, 2019

HECUBA Meritorious Achievement Award for Mask Designer to Jonathan Becker Meritorious Achievement Award for Musical Director/ Composer to Jesse Mano Meritorious Achievement Award for Direction to Tamara Meneghini ALMOST, MAINE Meritorious Achievement Award for Direction to Zachary Campbell Meritorious Achievement Award for Assistant Direction to Issy Leustig Meritorious Achievement Award...