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Professor Designs Sweeney Todd Set
Friday, August 15, 2014
Professor of Theatre Bruce Auerbach designed scenery for the musical Sweeney Todd, directed by Kenneth Jones and co-produced by The Carnegie Theatre and the Department of Theatre and Dance at Northern Kentucky University.
Theatre Professor Wins McColl Award
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Assistant Professor of Theatre CarlosAlexis Cruz has been named the 2014 McColl Award winner by the Arts & Science Council.
Theatre Professor Directs Chicago Play
Friday, July 11, 2014
Robin Witt, assistant professor of directing in the Department of Theatre, is directing at Chicago's Griffin Theatre.
Theatre Professor to Teach at TN Arts Academy
Friday, May 9, 2014
Assistant Professor of Theatre Education Beth Murray will lead instruction at the Tennessee Arts Academy, July 13-18.
Dr. Higgins to Attend Mellon School
Monday, May 5, 2014
Dr. Jeanmarie Higgins, Assistant Professor of Theatre, will attend a summer seminar on "Locations of Theater" at the Mellon School of Theater and Performance at Harvard University, June 2-13.
Theatre Department Presents Spring Awakening
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
The UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre will present the rock ‘n’ roll coming-of-age musical, Spring Awakening, April 10-16, in the Black Box Theater of Robinson Hall.
Theatre Alum to Present at International Conference
Monday, March 17, 2014
CoA+A Alumna Leslie Gray (B.A. Theatre, 2012) will present at the International Federation for Theatre Research World Congress at the University of Warwick.
Auerbach Guest Designer in Wilmington and Kentucky
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Professor of Theatre Bruce Auerbach was invited to guest design the lighting for productions at two universities.
Dr. Higgins Wins ASTR Award
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Dr. Jeanmarie Higgins, Assistant Professor of Dramaturgy in the Department of Theatre, and Dr. Lisa Jackson-Schebetta, Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts at the University of Pittsburgh, have received the American Society for Theatre Research Collaborative Research Award.
Broadway Designer and Actor Visit Theatre Department
Thursday, January 16, 2014
The Department of Theatre welcomes two Broadway artists on January 17 for a day of presentations and conversations about design and performance in professional theatre.
Professor to Present at Circus Festival
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
CarlosAlexis Cruz, assistant professor of voice and movement in the Department of Theatre, will present workshops at the Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival in January.
Theatre Hosts Reunion and Professional Day Jan 10
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
The Department of Theatre will host an alumni reunion and professional day on January 10, 2014.
Theatre Department to Host Sacrificial Poets
Thursday, October 31, 2013
The UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre will host the Chapel Hill-based Sacrificial Poets in a three-day residency that culminates in a free public performance on November 16 at 7:30 pm in the Cone Center’s After Hours event space.
Theatre Department Presents Love the Doctor
Thursday, October 24, 2013
The UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre presents Love the Doctor, a comedic play by the Spanish Golden Age playwright Tirso de Molina, October 30 through November 10. This production is the first fully staged production of the 17th-century play to be performed in the United States in English.
Theatre Professor Directs Play in Chicago
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Robin Witt, assistant professor of directing in the Department of Theatre, has received excellent reviews for her direction of Motortown at Chicago’s Steep Theater.
Theatre Department Welcomes Visiting Scholar
Monday, September 30, 2013
Dr. Yiming Huang, from the Shanghai Theatre Academy, is a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Theatre at UNC Charlotte for the fall semester, 2013.
Actors From The London Stage to Come to CoA+A
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Actors From The London Stage, a self-directed ensemble of five professional British actors, will perform Othello October 16-19 at 7:30 pm in the Anne R. Belk Theater of Robinson Hall on the campus of UNC Charlotte. These performances are part of a week-long residency at UNC Charlotte presented by the Department of Theatre and Shakespeare in Action.
Department of Theatre/Children’s Theatre Partnership Produces New Works
Friday, August 30, 2013
In partnership with the Children's Theatre of Charlotte, UNC Charlotte Theatre professors Jeanmarie Higgins and Beth Murray are helping workshop and curate two adaptations of children's picture books, "The Paperbag Princess," by Robert Munsch & Michael Martchenko, and "Jeremy Draws a Monster," by Peter McCarty.
Robin Witt Directs at Edinburgh Festival
Monday, August 12, 2013
Theatre professor Robin Witt directed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this summer.
Hartley's Audiobook Macbeth Noted in WSJ
Friday, August 2, 2013
An article about audio books in the Wall Street Journal cites Robinson Distinguished Professor of Shakespeare Andrew Hartley's "Macbeth."
Physical Theatre Artist Joins Faculty
Monday, July 22, 2013
The Department of Theatre is pleased to announce that Carlos Alexis Cruz will join the full-time faculty this fall to teach voice and movement.
Easterling wins US Institute for Theatre Technology Fellowship
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Anita Tripathi Easterling, assistant professor of scene design, has been awarded a 2013 Fellowship from the United States Institute for Theatre Technology.
Romeo.Juliet Sets Famous Love Story in Technological Landscape
Monday, March 25, 2013
UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre Presents Romeo.Juliet, a contemporary deconstruction of the classic love story.
Theatre Professor Directs Play in Chicago to Great Acclaim
Monday, February 4, 2013
Robin Witt, Assistant Professor of Directing in the Department of Theatre, has received critical acclaim for her direction of "Flare Path" at Theater Wit in Chicago.
Theatre Student to Present at MATC Conference
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Undergraduate theatre major, Rachmiel (Rocky) Moss hass been chosen as one of three participants in the Mid-America Theatre Conference Undergraduate Emerging Scholar Debut Panel.
Hartley Releases New "Darwen" Book
Thursday, November 29, 2012
"Darwen Arkwright and the Insidious Bleck," a new book by Andrew Hartley, Robinson Distinguished Professor of Shakespeare in the Department of Theatre, was released November 21.
(CANCELLED) Hartley, Hewson to discuss reimagining "Macbeth"
Thursday, October 25, 2012
UPDATE (10/29): This Friday's reading and conversation has been cancelled due to weather-related travel issues.
Department of Theatre Announces Talk-back on October 11
Friday, October 5, 2012
The Department of Theatre will present an audience talk-back following the October 11th performance of Paula Vogel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, How I Learned to Drive. Three guest panelists will respond to the play and take questions from the audience.
Hartley's "Tears of the Jaguar" Appears September 4
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Dr. Andrew Hartley, Robinson Professor of Shakespeare Studies in the Department of Theatre, has a new book coming out September 4.
Professor Auerbach Designs Lighting for Summer Productions
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Professor of Theatre Bruce Auerbach designed the lighting for two summer productions of by the Davidson Community Players.
"Mama Goose" Author Discusses Literacy and Children
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The Department of Theatre and the College of Education are pleased to partner with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library to host a one-hour talk by Dr. Alma Flor Ada as part of the annual El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children's Day/Book Day) Cele
Acclaimed Indian Director on Campus
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Department of Theatre Hosts Acclaimed Indian Stage Director Panel presentation and reception March 22 @ 5:30 pm Black Box Theater, Robinson Hall
Theatre Takes Twelfth Night into Local Schools
Sunday, March 4, 2012
The UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre is taking Shakespeare into local high schools in a two-month run of the romantic comedy Twelfth Night.
Theatre Department Announces 2012 – 2013 Scholarship Information
Sunday, January 29, 2012
The UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre is proud to announce scholarship information to prospective students for the 2012-2013 Academic Year.
Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's \To Kill A Mockingbird\" features UNC Charlotte Professor's Design"
Friday, October 21, 2011
Professor Anita Tripathi Easterling recently designed the scenery for the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's production of \To Kill A Mockingbird.\""
Physical Theater Workshop Brings Circus Antics to Campus
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
\Exhilarating spectacle\" is how Jaimie Carswell's Cirque de Legume is described. The Department of Theatre presents Carswell and his \"creative lunacy\" in a physical theatre workshop Friday, October 7 at 2 p.m. in the Robinson Hall Black Box Theater. This "
Department of Theatre Presents \The Moon Prince: A Rap Opera\""
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
The Department of Theatre of the UNC Charlotte College of Arts + Architecture will present a production of The Moon Prince: A Rap Opera January 14–16, 2011. Performances will be at 8:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday, in the Anne R. Belk Theater of Robinson Ha

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