Department of Theatre

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Spring 2014 Curriculum: Stage Combat

One of the more special classes offered this Spring semester is Stage Combat, taught by our Voice and Movement Profesor Matt Weedman.

Alex Westrum, a 2013 graduate of our department, is currently on tour with the Disney Live shows. He came across this job when our Technical Director, Ron Koinzan, received information about an opening for the productions and recommended Alex for the position.

Brad Carlson is a UNI alumni who graduated in 2003. Currently, he is the Assistant Professor of Scenic Design at the University of Missouri. Most recently, Brad was recognized by the American College Theatre Festival as a production critique.

We once again have the pleasure on being featured in Arts Overlook in honor of opening our show, Mauritius, this weekend.

Graphics Lab

The Department of Theatre introduced a lab to the Graphics Room this Spring Semester. The purpose of this lab is to help the students with drafting and Production assignments.

Workshops Offered to Cornerstone Students

This last Saturday, the Department hosted three more workshops for any students participating in the Cornerstone program.

Mauritius Design Presentation

On January 21st the Department of Theatre hosted a Design Presentation to introduce the first show of the spring semester Mauritius.

Dedication of the Strayer-Wood Lobby

On Saturday, November 2nd directly following a performance of Spring Awakening we dedicated our lobby in the Strayer-Wood in honor of Kenneth G. Butzier. Kenneth was a drama and speech director at the Malcolm Price Laboratory School. 

The second mainstage production of our Fall season was featured on Arts Overlook this week.

Departmental Meeting

On Friday, September 6, members of the department got together for about an hour to talk about summer theatre internships.

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