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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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Theatre Professor Presents at NET National Symposium

   June 25, 2017
CarlosAlexis Cruz, assistant professor of physical theatre, led a session on Sunday, June 25, at the national symposium of the Network of Ensemble Theaters (NET) in Seattle, Washington.

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Theatre Chair to Participate in Arts Engagement Conference

   June 19, 2017
Dr. Lynne Conner, chair of the Department of Theatre, will participate in an arts engagement conference hosted by Zocalo Public Square in Los Angeles.

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Shakespeare Professor Addresses Julius Caesar Controversy on CNN

   June 14, 2017
Andrew Hartley Joins Discussion on National News Network

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Distinguished Professor of Shakespeare Publishes New YA Fantasy

   June 6, 2017
Robinson Distinguished Professor of Shakespeare Andrew Hartley has a new book, published by Tor Teen and released on June 6.

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