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Kaidan+: an inside look

Nov. 1, 2021

The CU Boulder Theatre & Dance department graduate programs have come together to bring Kaidan+ to the University Theater stage this weekend! Over the past six weeks, Theatre and Performance Studies PhD candidate Heather Kelley and Dance MFA student James Nguyen have been assisting the department’s production of seven different...

Cleo Parker Robinson

CU recognizes 2021 Regent Award recipients

Oct. 25, 2021

Applied theatre with youth

Erin Kaplan and Sarah Fahmy recently published

Oct. 18, 2021

Recent PhD graduate alum Erin Kaplan and current PhD graduate student Sarah Fahmy were recently published in the book Applied Theatre with Youth: Education, Engagement, Activism! Kaplan’s chapter is titled “The value of process: Creating theatre with incarcerated youth”, based on her extensive work in applied theatre in New York...

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Transformation without robbery: global citizenship in the dancing body

Oct. 6, 2021

“Visceral Vicinities: Altars, Ritual, The In-Between”

Alumni News: Elle Hong

Oct. 5, 2021

Graduate Alum Elle Hong (MFA in Dance) has a pop-up gallery exhibit opening this weekend, October 9th, in Denver! The exhibit titled “Visceral Vicinities: Altars, Ritual, The In-Between” and curated by Cherish Marquez and Cal Duran, will be hosted at the BRDG Project, 1553 Platte St., starting at 6:00 PM...

Heather Kelley

Graduate Student Heather Kelley Wins Grant & Research Award

Oct. 1, 2021

Congratulations to PhD student Heather Kelley, who recently received a Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) Travel Grant and Eaton Graduate Student Research Award in support of her paper, “The Ghost at the Top of the Stairs: Apparitions of Trauma and White Supremacy in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Appropriate .” She'll be...

Cristina Goletti

UNC Names New Performing and Visual Arts Dean: Cristina Goletti

Sept. 28, 2021

Ben Stasny

Graduate Student Ben Stasny opens Climate Cabaret as Artistic Director

Sept. 28, 2021

The Theatre & Dance department’s production of Climate Cabaret: A cabaret of short plays and songs on climate runs from September 24th to October 3rd. In collaboration with Climate Change Theatre Action 2021 in New York City, Artistic Director and M.A. Student Ben Stasny has assembled a team of faculty...

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‘Climate Cabaret’ hopes to give audiences ‘simple, actionable solutions’ to combat the climate crisis

Sept. 23, 2021

Deric McNish

Alumni News: Deric McNish

Sept. 21, 2021

When Deric McNish came to CU Boulder’s PhD program in Theatre & Performance Studies he was given his first teaching position in an Acting for Non-Majors course. His experience in the classroom inspired his dissertation topic, training methods for student-actors with disabilities in college courses, after he discovered how few...