Department of Theatre


Departmental Meeting

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

Kickoff Meeting for Theatre UNI!

On Sunday night (8/25) we welcomed a new group of students into the department! In addition to greeting close to 30 new students, auditions for the two fall shows got underway and will continue until Thursday.

Over Spring Break, several students from our department attended the United States Institute of Theatre Technology conference in Milwaukee, and participated in the Tech Olympics event there, covering every event. Competitors  included:
Sound: Kris Rutz and Shawn Poellet
Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner

On September 12th the Department of Theatre was the proud host of this year’s Hearst Lecture Series. Renowned playwright Tony Kushner, whose works include the epic two-part Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, was our guest. Mr.

We’re very excited to welcome two new faculty members to the department. Jenn Sheshko will be joining us as a professor in the area of Costume Design and Technology. Jenn received her MFA from Indiana University and is originally from Montreal.

To all Theatre alumni, friends, current and prospective students:

Katy Slaven graduated from our department in 2010, and has recently been admitted to the acting training program at Florida Atlantic University.  Here's what she reports about her activity since leaving UNI:

Congratulations to graduating Senior Stephanie Wessels, who is about to start an internship with Theatre Communications Group (TCG) as the Communications and Conferences Intern for the 2012 winter/spring term. See the full story on UNI’s home page!

UNI Theatre Alumni Reunion, April 13-14, 2012.

UNI Theatre Alumni Reunion, April 13-14, 2012.

Mark your calendars today and plan to return to campus for an alumni reunion and the Strayer-Wood Theatre production of Bat Boy:  The Musical.