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Interview with “In the Red and Brown Water” Directors Charles O. Anderson and Robert Ramirez

Wednesday, September 21, 2016   |  Off Book: A Theatre and Dance Blog

Directors Charles O. Anderson and Robert Ramirez bring Tarell Alvin McCraney's In the Red and Brown Water to the stage this October. The story of a young runner with boundless possibilities, Oya is forced to choose between her ailing mother and her own dreams. This intoxicating movement-infused theatre work charts a young girl's thrust into womanhood and her subsequent fall into the murky waters of life. 

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A New Journey: First Week at Theatre and Dance

Sunday, September 18, 2016   |  Off Book: A Theatre and Dance Blog

A look at the first week of classes in TD 311C as students explore theatre and dance in their own communities and in the global performing arts stage. 

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Shakespeare, Once and Future American

Friday, August 5, 2016   |  American Theatre

Faculty members Andrew Carlson and Charlotte Canning examine Shakespeare's timeless influence on the global stage and what it says about America.

Graduate Student Spends Summer at the Smithsonian Institute

Wednesday, June 22, 2016   |  College of Fine Arts

Originally from Naranjito, Puerto Rico, Performance as Public Practice graduate student Verónica Rivera-Negrón is spending the summer at a fellowship at the Smithsonian National Museum of American Histor

Megan Alrutz Receives the 2016 Harold Oak Award

Monday, May 9, 2016   |  American Theatre

Faculty member Dr. Megan Alrutz received the Theatre for Young Audiences/USA 2016 Harold Oak Award for her exemplary contributions to children's theatre. 

USITT Member Spotlight: William Bloodgood

Tuesday, May 3, 2016   |  USITT Sightlines

United States Institute for Theatre Technology's spotlight is on faculty member William Bloodgood, scenic designer, former resident scenic designer at Oregon Shakespeare Festival and a freelance designer.

From Loss to Laughter: Syrian Refugees Write Plays

Monday, May 2, 2016   |  American Theatre

Department of Theatre and Dance Ph.D. candidate Bart Pitchford discusses how creating theatre in Jordan brings a sense of community and closure to refugees from Syria.

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