Old Main at sunrise during the winter.

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...

Jessica Austgen

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 boldest...

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...

Reza Mirsajadi

Reza Mirsajadi Guest Lecturer in Global Ancient & 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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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...

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...