Staged at Herman Melville's Arrowhead in Massachusetts, Ramirez's (M.A., Performance as Public Practice, 2012) production utilized movement and written text to investigate the deep and possibly romantic relationship between writers Herman Melville and Nathaniel Hawthorn, portrayed by Truss (M.F.A., Acting, 2010).
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Rudy Ramirez recently directed REWRITTEN: A LOVE STORY LOST, a site-specific piece conceived and co-created by alum Tom Truss
Ulrich (M.F.A., Costume Technology, 2021) was featured after receiving the 2021 Barbara Matera Award for Costume Making.
Lily Gonzales' play (TRANS)FORMADA is being presented as part of San Diego Repertory Theatre's 2021 Latinx New Play Festival
Gonzales' (B.A., 2019) (TRANS)FORMADA will take place both virtually and in-person on September 3-5.
REACTIVATING MEMORY is a virtual symposium marking the one hundred year anniversary of SHUFFLE ALONG on Broadway and the Tulsa Race Massacre that took place a week later. Love (M.F.A., Performance as Public Practice, 2020) will be performing this September.
Adams’ (B.F.A, Scenic Design, 1984) archive joins other major theater design collections at the Ransom Center, including the papers of Norman Bel Geddes, Gordon Conway, Edward Gordon Craig and Eldon Elder. He also received the E. William Doty Distinguished Alumnus Award from the College of Fine Arts in 2016.
Kisling (M.F.A., Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities, 2001) recently took over as the producing artistic director for the Lexington Children's Theatre. In the article, he discusses transition into this leadership role over the last year, LCT's plans for the upcoming season and how they continued to present work for their young audiences during the pandemic.
Former student Will Brittain makes an appearance in the recently released addition to the Purge franchise, "The Forever Purge."
"Anthem" recently conducted an interview with Brittain for their "Vital Stats" series, touching on his previous film experience.
Luck (M.F.A., Theatre, 2011) is a musical theatre composer, singer-songwriter and educator. She's the focus of this week's "Tuning In" music spotlight.
Additionally, the production received a 2021 Edgerton Foundation New Play Award, providing Lee (M.F.A., Playwriting, 2011) and the production team with additional funds to extend their rehearsal process.
Isaac Gómez selected as one of four artists to join Chicago-based Victory Gardens Theater’s Playwrights Ensemble
This three-year commitment comes with a world-premiere and reading of Gómez's (B.A., Theatre and Dance, 2013) work, as well as access to board and artistic department meetings.