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Production Directed by Theatre Professor Nominated for Jeff Awards

   April 25, 2018
The Steep Theatre (Chicago) production of Lela & Co, directed by UNC Charlotte theatre professor Robin Witt, has been nominated for six Jeff Awards.

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Theatre Professor Directs Reading at Playmakers Rep

   April 17, 2018
Assistant Professor of Theatre Kaja Dunn was a director for the PlayMakers Repertory Company’s “Making Tracks” new play festival.

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Theatre Alum Named Sundance Theatre Lab Fellow

   April 13, 2018
Alumna Stacey Rose has been named a 2018 Theatre Lab Fellow by the Sundance Institute.

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Department of Theatre to present The Wiz

   April 11, 2018
The Department of Theatre will present The Wiz, Apr. 19-23 at the Belk Theater in Robinson Hall for the Performing Arts.

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Play Directed by Theatre Professor Named to Best of Chicago Theatre List by Chicago Tribune

   December 19, 2017
A play directed by theatre professor Robin Witt was named to the Best of Chicago Theatre list by the Chicago Tribune.

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Theatre Professor Designs Traveling Hypocrites' Production

   December 5, 2017
A New York production of The Pirates of Penzance, designed by Assistant Professor of Scenic Design Tom Burch, was previewed and reviewed in the New York Times.

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Professor is Radio Show Guest, Discusses Representations of Women in Theatre

   December 3, 2017
Assistant Professor of Acting Kaja Dunn appeared as a guest on the radio program Up Close and Cultural on October 31 and November 7 for a two-part conversation about representations of women and women of color in theatre.

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Theatre Professor Launches New Company

   October 26, 2017
Assistant Professor of Costume Design Aly Amidei and her husband, Brian Amidei, have launched a new local theatre company, Cartage Theatre Co.

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Actress Laura Linney Visits Theatre Department

   October 20, 2017
Award-winning actress Laura Linney was in the Department of Theatre October 19 to address students and conduct a masterclass.

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Theatre Chair Addresses International Symposium

   September 25, 2017
Dr. Lynne Conner, chair of the Department of Theatre, delivered the closing keynote address for the inaugural symposium of the International Network for Audience Research in the Performing Arts.

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