“The Caucasian Chalk Circle” to run this week at Marian Gallaway Theatre

By Alaina Wilson | 10/03/2017 11:38am Photo courtesy of Nathaniel P. Reid Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via email Students are bringing to life a play written by the famed German playwright, Bertolt Brecht, this week at the Marian Gallaway Theatre. UA Theatre and Dance will present the play “The Caucasian Chalk Circle” this week. The show, originally […]

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Assembling an Epic Score

Assembling an Epic Score: Student musicians put a new twist on old techniques in The Caucasian Chalk Circle By Nathaniel P. Reid The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Brecht is not a musical. Azdak doesn’t tap-dance while delivering sentences and Grusha doesn’t bring the audience to their feet by belting out a genre defining 11 […]

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The Full Circle with Assistant Director Noah Coon Follow the cast and crew of The Caucasian Chalk Circle through the entire rehearsal process with nightly blog entries from Assistant Director Noah Coon. The Caucasian Chalk Circle plays in the Marian Gallaway Theatre October 3-8.   September 29 – Rehearsal 30 “I’m back, and I have […]


Join the Line at Jim ‘n Nick’s on Thursday

As we close our season with A Chorus Line, UA Theatre & Dance will host its last Theatre Thursday event on April 20 at 5:30pm. Join us at Jim ‘n Nicks before the show for discounted appetizers and a fun dinner with your friends! The Theatre Thursday series began last year as an initiative for […]

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LA RONDE talkback

Join us as we take to the Allen Bales stage for the final time this school year with La Ronde, the gripping story of romance between classes in 1890’s Vienna. The work by playwright Arthur Schnitzler is a commentary on the rigid morals and class system of the time. By pairing various couples of characters […]

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Al’s Pals Volunteers Lead Matthews Elementary Students in Dance and more!

Al’s Pals is a University of Alabama volunteer organization that allows students to go into local elementary schools as mentors and other leadership positions. These mentors are college students who pair with a student to assist them in homework help and other enrichment activities once a week after the school day. For the second year, […]

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UA Theatre & Dance brings local dance students to campus

The second annual University of Alabama Dance Festival was this Saturday, April 1st from 9 am to 4 pm. The festival offers local 6th-12th grade dance students access to two workshops, lunch, an opportunity fair presented by UA student organizations, and a ticket to the matinee performance of Dance Alabama! Tuscaloosa is home to several […]

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A master class with Chris Friedman 3/31/17

A master class with Chris Friedman VETERAN TEACHER OF THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2017 – 2:30-4:30PM FRESH FOODS STUDIO 2019 Presence, Ease and Poise for the Performer Chris Friedman has been teaching Alexander Technique for more than 25 years and taught Alexander Technique, Nia and Yoga at Studio 206 for 14 years.  Founded […]


Dance Alabama! Embarks on a State Tour

This month, the student organization Dance Alabama! has joined forces with the Alabama State Council on the Arts as part of the Alabama Touring Artist Program. Dancers will travel to schools across the state to perform and interact with K-12 students. A typical performance lasts around half an hour and is followed by an interactive […]

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Talkback Series Returns to the Allen Bales

The doors of the Allen Bales theatre open for the first time in 2017 with The Eccentricities of a Nightingale, Tennessee William’s 1951 revision of his drama Summer and Smoke. The story follows Alma Winemiller (Chelsea Reynolds) as she struggles for one last time to escape the fate of a spinster. Her affections for the […]

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