2019 BFA Excellence Award to Erika Randall!!!

Feb. 14, 2019

-Written by Michelle Ellsworth I’m so pleased to tell you that our own Erika Randall just received a 2019 BFA Excellence Award in Leadership and Service. This award is very competitive and an important campus-wide acknowledgement of her service and skills. Many of us see and benefit from Erika’s labor...

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Jashodhara Sen presents at the International Conference on Evaluation of Tradition

Jan. 29, 2019

Jashodhara Sen attended the International Conference on 'Evaluation of Tradition: Interrogating transformations in Traditional Folk Performing Arts' organized by Centre for Knowledge Ideas and Development Studies on January 10 th-11th in Kolkata, India. She presented a paper entitled Advocating for the Rejuvenation of Jatra Performance.Please find the attached photos for...

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MFA Dance Program mentioned in Dance Magazine!

Jan. 23, 2019

Exerpt from the article: As aerial dance becomes more prominent, university dance programs are taking note. Both University of Wyoming and University of New Hampshire implement aerial training into their curriculum, and University of Colorado at Boulder offers an MFA program with an emphasis on aerial and works closely with...

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CUB Made LGBTQ Friendly College List

Jan. 23, 2019

The University of Colorado at Boulder (CU) offers its LGBT students and faculty a safe space providing gender identity support and education through its Gender & Sexuality Center. The center offers a safe and supportive space of inclusion advocacy and social justice. Their ethos is to observe and embrace student...

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CU Alum named 2018 Colorado Theatre Person of the Year

Jan. 18, 2019

2018 TRUE WEST AWARDS Actor’s reinvention as a playwright is hope for anyone wanting to transition to a larger artistic life. It can be done. Spectacularly. You could say Jessica Austgen ’s reinvented life came full circle in 2018 – if that circle were the shape of a heart. The...

2019 Beverly Sear’s Grant Recipients: 3 of our own graduate students!

Jan. 17, 2019

2019 Beverly Sear’s Graduate Student Research Grant Recipients Congratulations to our two dance and one theatre graduate student who recieved research grants. Danielle Garrison for Ethered and Tethered: A liminial Space, an internation MFA thesis concert event Leah Woods for Bodies of War: Dance in the Wake of Collective Tragedy...

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Theatrical Mustang Woodzick is Paving the Path for Arts Inclusivity

Jan. 9, 2019

CHLOE OLEWITZ JANUARY 2, 2019 Chloe wrote: К. Woodzick is a multi-hyphenate creative wonder. They are an actor, director, writer, editor, producer, podcaster, marketer, feminist, and activist, for a start, but if that’s too much of a mouthful, you can just call them a theatrical mustang. Woodzick is quoted saying...

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Soft robotics with strength, speed and precision

Jan. 3, 2019

Check out research that one of our dancers, Maddie King, is working on here at CU! Snipits from the article By Trent Knoss: Keplinger said. “The devices reproduce the adaptability of an octopus arm, the speed of a hummingbird and the strength of an elephant.” "The robots, formally known as...

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Reza Mirsajadi Guest Lecturer in Global Ancient and Classical Theatre

Dec. 26, 2018

Reza Mirsajadi, PhD candidate at Tufts University, was a distinguished guest lecturer for our graduate Global Ancient and Classical Theatre course this fall. He presented his research on contemporary Iranian theatre and its use of the Western canon as well as a presentation on the history and contemporary status of...

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Beth Osnes published an article on Shine in Theatre Topics

Dec. 14, 2018

[Beth's] working with JeffCo school district now to have them adopt this show as a 12-session curriculum for 4 th grade (with the understanding that it could be adjusted for other grades too), standards-based. It is being piloted at Stober Grade School this spring and will be performed for their...

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