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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...

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Sean Guderian on CU Boulder main page!

April 12, 2019

Exerpts from Kenna Bruner • Published: April 3, 2019 article: "I think that what most people don't realize is that for war vets, the real war doesn't start until after they leave the battlefield. Which is the fight for their own existence." The culmination of his work is How to...

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Niki Tulk receives 2018-2019 Teaching Excellence Award!

April 11, 2019

Per Beth Osnes, "Join me in congratulating Niki Tulk, a recipient of the 2018-2019 Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award!! Fantastic job!"

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Award winner! Kelley Ann

April 11, 2019

Per Erika Randall, THDN Chair: "Join me in celebrating Kelley Ann, as she has won an award for her advocacy for examination of the intersection of gender and mental health. This award is for a student who “exemplifies the values of activism and awareness surrounding women’s issues and gender equity,...

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Erika Randall, THDN Chair, received Boulder Faculty Award!

April 8, 2019

Per the article: The annual Boulder Faculty Assembly (BFA) Excellence Awards took place Tuesday, April 2, at the University Memorial Center, recognizing faculty members for outstanding work and concerted effort in advancing the mission of the university and the academy at large. 2019 Excellence Award Winners Excellence in Leadership and...