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Theatre Student to Perform in NC Black Repertory Company Reading

Theatre major Deandre Sanders will perform in a professional staged reading in February.
   January 22, 2019

Theatre major Deandre Sanders has been invited by the North Carolina Black Repertory Company (NCBRC) to perform in a staged reading of Run No More by New Orleans-based playwright Harold Ellis Clarke. The performance will take place on February 24 at the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Winston-Salem, N.C. Sanders will read the role of Tuyen.

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Theatre Department Presents Wali Jamal in August Wilson's "How I Learned What I Learned"

   January 1, 2019
In recognition of the Martin Luther King holiday, the Department of Theatre will present actor Wali Jamal in August Wilson's How I Learned What I Learned on January 17 and 18.

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Department of Theatre Receives NCTC Award

   December 13, 2018
The Department of Theatre has received the North Carolina Theatre Conference's 2018 University/College Award.

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"Trikster" Designs Accepted for Costume Society of America Symposium

   November 13, 2018
Costume designs for the Department of Theatre's 2017 production of Trikster have been accepted for the Design Showcase of the 2019 Costume Society of America Annual Meeting and Symposium.

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Theatre Students Hired for Commercials

   November 12, 2018
Two current theatre students were recently booked for professional commercials that filmed in the Charlotte region.

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Scenic Design Professor Designs Burning Coal Theatre Production

   November 9, 2018
UNC Charlotte Assistant Professor of Scenic Design Thomas Burch has designed the set for the Burning Coal Theatre production of The Weir, a play by Conor McPherson.

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Department of Theatre Presents Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night

   October 16, 2018
The Department of Theatre will present Shakespeare’s comedy, Twelfth Night, October 25-November 4 in the Black Box Theater in Robinson Hall.

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Theatre Alum Among "Top 10 under 10" Award Winners

   October 10, 2018
Mary Kenny, who received a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre in 2010, is one of the "Top 10 Under Ten" Alumni Award winners.

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Chicago Immersive Theatre Production Written/Designed by Theatre Faculty

   October 8, 2018
Theatre faculty Aly Amidei and Tom Burch are part of the creative team behind a new immersive theatre production in Chicago.

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Theatre Professors to be Guests on "Up Close and Cultural" Broadcast

   September 24, 2018
Theatre professors Kaja Dunn and Carlos Cruz will be guests on the radio broadcast "Up Close and Cultural" on WAYO 104.3 FM.

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