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The Winter Guard Play by Avery Deutsch Performed at Southeast Missouri State University

March 4, 2023 | Southeast Missourian

Current M.F.A. candidate Avery Deutsch discusses her new work The Winter Guard Play, which had its premiere at Southeast Missouri State University's River Campus after winning their 2022 Lanford Wilson New American Play Festival Competition.

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ON THE BLOG: Get to Know the Forms and Faces Behind EMERGE

March 2, 2023 | Off Book: A Theatre and Dance Blog

EMERGE immerses audiences in four multi-faceted worlds of dance performance. Read more about the unique dance styles, talented students and detailed design elements on stage in Dance Repertory Theatre's latest production.

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Daphne Silbiger Receives MacDowell Fellowship

March 1, 2023 | American Theatre

M.F.A. candidate and playwright Daphne Silbiger is one of 15 theatre artists awarded spring and summer MacDowell Fellowships, providing her with space to cultivate her newest work.

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Alum Will Davis Named Artistic Director for Rattlestick Theater

February 27, 2023 | NY Times

Alum Will Davis (M.F.A. 2013) has been selected as the next artistic director for Rattlestick Theater, an Off Broadway theatre company in New York City centering new, innovative work.

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ON THE BLOG: Playwrights and Directors Reflect on the Unique Works of UTNT 2023

February 22, 2023 | Off Book: A Theatre and Dance Blog

UTNT (UT New Theatre) provides playwrights with the unique opportunity to see their plays take shape in front of audiences for the first time. We talked to the UTNT directors and playwrights about the works that are being developed this year to find out more about these productions and their significance to both the audience and themselves.

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Joel Valentín-Martínez Choreographs for University of Wisconsin-Madison's Moonshine

February 21, 2023 | University of Wisconsin-Madison

Faculty member Joel Valentín-Martínez's choreographic work "Dear Brother" will be presented as part of University of Wisconsin-Madison's Moonshine, an evening of performance celebrating Black History Month. Dancer Kevin Ormsby will perform Valentín-Martínez's latest work.

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Alum Oktavea LaToi Premieres New Work at The VORTEX

February 20, 2023 | Vortex

The VORTEX presents the world premiere of i see you. you're seen., written and performed by alumna Oktavea LaToi (B.A. 2017). This solo performance, also featuring video design by M.F.A. candidate Jackson Cobb, will be on stage February 25 through March 11, 2023.

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Allen Porterie Receives Monica K. Roberts Graduate Award

February 17, 2023 | University of Texas Libraries

M.F.A. candidate Allen Porterie received the inaugural Monica K. Roberts Graduate Award. Established by UT Libraries, this award is part of their Black Queer Studies Student Awards, recognizing outstanding scholarship in the field of Black Queer Studies.