Eating Ice Cream w/ Meghan

By Jamie Schor It never ceases to amaze me how much one can enjoy a delightful dairy treat. I’m talking ice cream, you ol’ so and sos. I love it. I really love it. If I I could write a classic soft rock ballad about it and have Phil Collins bust it out, I would. […]

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Bejeweled

By Emma Schenkenberger Cassie Kay Hoppas is the costume designer for Tartuffe by Molière, the second show in our 2015-2016 season. As a third year MFA student in Costume Design and Production, this is the third theatre production she has worked on. Cassie’s costume designs have a traditional silhouette of the 1660-1670 time period that […]

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A Night at the Dinah Washington

I’ll level with you, I’ve put off things like this time and time again, because I don’t know what to expect. Maybe I’m not the kind of person who belongs in galleries. Maybe that’s not my place, but… Check out this suit of armor! Can you believe that the “metal” part is made out of […]

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#MoreWinning!

Hot on the heels off Mallory Herzing’s win is that of senior Kaylee MacKnight, also at the 2015 Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity Conference who took home 3rd Place in the Fine Arts and Humanities Oral Presentations category. While Kaylee’s work took a different direction than Mallory’s, both ladies’ presentations and work were equally impressive […]

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#Winning!

UA Theatre and Dance students work hard, on and off stage, and we love when they’re recognized for it. Like when senior Mallory Herzing, gets a shout out on the main UA homepage, right here! So, when we heard that Mallory also received an Honorable Mention at the 2015 Undergraduate Research & Creative Activity Conference […]

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42nd Street: Onstage

We wanted to show everyone how massive of a project 42nd Street really was and still is this week; so we’re collecting stories from the cast and crew! We’d like to give a huge thanks to Chelsea Reynolds today for graciously providing us her 42nd Street experience in blog form! Here’s how Chelsea described the […]

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UA Writes: Raines Carr

For UA Writes: Student Written One-Acts, we asked the directors themselves, David Bolus and Raines Carr, to describe to us how each of their shows have come to life for them, their troubles in bringing each show to stage, and what it’s like bringing the words of someone else to stage. Raines gave us a […]

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UA Writes: David Bolus

For UA Writes: Student Written One-Acts, we asked the directors themselves, David Bolus and Raines Carr, to describe to us how each of their shows have come to life for them, their troubles in bringing each show to stage, and what it’s like bringing the words of someone else to stage. David Bolus had this […]

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Congrats to our SETC Students!

Earlier this month at the Southeastern Theatre Conference convention in Chattanooga, several UA Theatre & Dance students won big in design competitions, showcasing their skills, and UA Theatre & Dance all in one fantastic weekend! Katie Cook, Ed Pottoroff, and Emily Phillips all took home awards for placing in various graduate and undergraduate design competitions, […]

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Twelfth Night goes up!

To start off, we’d like to give a big thank you and shout out to Morgan Ozenbaugh for writing this week’s blog post and taking all the photos! “It’s all a challenge” says Andy Fitch, set designer for UA Theatre’s production of Twelfth Night, speaking about the show’s design process “and it’s all fun.” Andy […]

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