Theatre Students Perform in Charlotte Symphony’s “Spoon River Anthology”

Production took place October 3 in Elmwood Cemetery.
   October 4, 2021

Three theatre students and two recent theatre alumni performed on October 3 in the Charlotte Symphony production of Spoon River Anthology. The performance took place in Elmwood Cemetery in uptown Charlotte.

Written in 1915, with a second collection published in 1926, Edgar Lee Masters's Spoon River Anthology is a series of free verse monologues spoken from beyond...

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2021 CoA+A Convocation Brings Newcomers into the Circle

Dean Brook Muller welcomed new students, faculty, and staff to the College on August 22.
   August 25, 2021

The College of Arts + Architecture welcomed new members of our College family into the "circle" on Sunday, August 22, with the 2021 CoA+A Convocation ceremony and after party in the Arts Quad. 

Dean Brook Muller opened the evening: "I want to express my gratitude to all of you for joining us on this fine evening. It has been quite a stretch for all of us, and the bonds tying us...

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Performing Arts Services Hosts Theatre Tech Camp for Middle School Girls

Two-week camp is a partnership with the Dottie Rose Foundation.
   June 17, 2021

For the past two weeks, Robinson Hall has been home base for “Tech Theatre: Lights, Sound, Action!,” a camp for middle-school girls offered through a partnership with the Dottie Rose Foundation. The Dottie Rose Foundation (DRF) is a local non-profit that seeks to close the gender gap in the fields of technology and computer...

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Theatre Professor to Receive Kennedy Center Medallion

Kaja Dunn is being recognized by the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival.
   May 7, 2021

Assistant Professor of Theatre Kaja Dunn will receive a Kennedy Center Medallion from the National Committee of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) in a ceremony on May 22. A project of the Education Division of the Kennedy Center...

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UNC Charlotte Student Receives Diversity in Arts Leadership Internship

Theatre major Alex Gomes is one of just 25 recipients of the prestigious national internship.
   April 2, 2021

UNC Charlotte student Alex Gomes has been accepted into the 2021 Diversity in Arts Leadership (DIAL) internship program established by Americans for the Arts....

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Two Students Advance to NATS National Auditions

Migdalia Ramirez and Sam Pomerantz will compete in the Music Theater category.
   March 30, 2021

Two UNC Charlotte students who competed at the state and regional levels of the National Association for Teachers of Singing (NATS) Student Auditions have advanced to the national level of the competition in the Music Theater category. Sam Pomerantz (student of Assistant Professor of Voice Sequina DuBose) and Migdalia Ramirez (student of...

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Trio of Theatre Faculty Co-author Chapter on Decolonizing Shakespeare

New Shakespeare "Research Handbook" includes chapter by Andrew Hartley, Kaja Dunn, and Chris Berry.
   March 27, 2021

Three professors in the Department of Theatre have jointly written a chapter for The Arden Research Handbook of Shakespeare and Contemporary Performance, a new book published this month by Bloomsbury. Andrew Hartley, Kaja Dunn, and...

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Theatre Alumna Lands Leading Role in Children’s Theatre Production

Isabel Gonzales will perform in "Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba.
   March 8, 2021

Isabel Gonzales, who received a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre in 2019, will play the female lead in the upcoming Children’s Theatre of Charlotte production of Tropical Secrets: Holocaust Refugees in Cuba. Adapted from the book by Margarita Engle, Tropical Secrets (pictured above) explores the World War II-era...

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Theatre Chair Produces Audio Play

Dr. Lynne Conner has released an audio production of her play, "The Mother."
   February 17, 2021

Dr. Lynne Conner, an award-winning playwright and chair of the Department of Theatre, has released an audio production of her play, The Mother.

The play, which was a 2018 and 2019 O'Neill National Playwrights Conference semi-finalist, received its world premiere by ...

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Student Wins Sound Design Award at Regional Theatre Festival

Gianna Agostino was recognized for her sound design for The Corona Caesar podcast.
   February 11, 2021

Student Gianna Agostino has received “Top Honorable Mention,” in the sound design category of the Design, Technology, and Management competition at the Region IV Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF).  Agostino, a senior music major and theatre minor, was recognized for her sound design for the Department of...

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