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Woodzick: Non-Binary monologues database

Dec. 5, 2018

Exerpts from Kenna Bruner 's article from Dec. 3, 2018 When Emmy-nominated screenwriter Leigh Fondakowski asked why there wasn’t an online database of audition materials for transgender performers, K. Woodzick jumped at the opportunity to create such a resource for people who do not identify as male or female. Woodzick,...

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Sarah Fahmy, theatre student helps Egyptian Women find and use a voice

Dec. 5, 2018

Fahmy (back row, far right) joins young the women’s vocal empowerment group in Boulder in 2017. Photo courtesy of Beth Osnes. By Jeff Thomas • Published: Dec. 3, 2018 When Sarah Fahmy, a master’s candidate in theatre and performance studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, returned to her native...

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Beth Osnes & Marcos Steuernagel attend Consortium for Doctoral Programs

Nov. 12, 2018

CU Theatre professors Beth Osnes and Marcos Steuernagel recently attended the Consortium for Doctoral Programs in Theatre and Performance Studies at Tufts University in Boston from Oct. 5-6, 2018. In attendance were 30 Directors of PhD programs from the US, Canada and the UK. We came together to engage in...

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Diachenko honored as one of 2018’s “Legends of Dance in Colorado”

Oct. 24, 2018

Congratulations to CU Theatre & Dance faculty member, Nada Diachenko! Last week, Nada was honored as one of 2018's "Legends of Dance in Colorado." Since 2004, the annual "Legends of Dance in Colorado" honors individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to dance. About Nada: Nada Diachenko’s 43-year career as...

CU Hosted Anniversary of The Non-Binary Monologues Project

Oct. 18, 2018

On Saturday, October 13, CU Boulder Department of Theatre and Dance hosted the one-year anniversary performance of The Non-Binary Monologues Project in the Loft Theatre. Woodzick acted as host and performed two monologues, and the rest of the non-binary and gender non-conforming cast of six was made up of CU...

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Scholarly Debut Paper by CU PhD student Amanda Rose Villarreal wins first prize!

Sept. 29, 2018

Amanda Rose Villarreal was awarded the First Place Prize in the annual Scholarly Debut Paper competition hosted by TETA's Higher Education Academic Symposium. Her paper, which detailed the planning, process, and results of a performance activism piece which occurred across three collegiate campuses over several months, will be published in...

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Helanius Wilkins' "[UN] W.R.A.P. Traversing Memory — Performing Resistance & Resilience" performance is a powerful and layered solo dance work

Sept. 21, 2018

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Drawdown Act Up Performance

Aug. 28, 2018

Set against a backdrop of the Rocky Mountains, Inside the Greenhouse premiered its latest performance-based project that features Grandmother Refrigerator, singing wind turbines, and a very hungry caterpillar. Drawdown Act Up leads participants in embodied youth engagement in climate solutions. Participatory activities and games physicalize the science behind a Drawdown...

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Not in Our House takes aim at sexual assault in the theatre community

Aug. 23, 2018

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Pushing Boundaries: Using theatre to communicate climate change

July 25, 2018

Beth Osnes likes to have fun. When she created Shine , a musical performance about how energy, climate and humans are interrelated, she did what came naturally and made it joyful. Set against a hand-drawn backdrop representing 300 million years of earth’s geologic history, youngsters dressed in colorful costumes symbolizing...