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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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U.S. Premiere Directed by Theatre Professor Robin Witt Wins Rave Reviews

   August 11, 2017
The U.S. premiere of "Lela & Co.," directed by professor Robin Witt at Chicago's Steep Theatre, has received rave reviews.

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Faculty Present at ATHE 2017 Conference

   August 7, 2017
Associate Dean for Performing Arts Dean Adams and three faculty members from the Department of Theatre presented at the 2017 Annual Conference of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE), held August 3-6 in Las Vegas.

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Theatre Professor Wins 2017 Princess Grace Award

   August 3, 2017
Assistant Professor of Physical Theatre CarlosAlexis Cruz has received a 2017 Works in Progress Residency Award from the Princess Grace Foundation.

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Theatre Professor Andrew Hartley’s YA Novel Wins Awards

   July 17, 2017
Steeplejack, the young adult fantasy novel by Robinson Distinguished Professor of Shakespeare Andrew Hartley, has won two major awards.

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Theatre Professor Presents New Urban Circus Project at Booth Playhouse

   July 6, 2017
CarlosAlexis Cruz, assistant professor of physical theatre, will present his newest urban circus arts project in performances July 21 and 22 at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Booth Playhouse.

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Professor's Work Displayed at World Stage Design 2017

   July 3, 2017
Scenic design by Assistant Professor Tom Burch is in exhibition at the World Stage Design 2017 conference in Taipei, Taiwan.

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