BFA Theatre, Musical Theatre Concentration

The Musical Theatre concentration in the Department of Theatre and Dance is committed to fostering a student’s talent and technique in all aspects of musical theatre. Students enjoy the advantage of being part of a vibrant liberal arts community with the added benefit of more intimate class sizes.   Designed to prepare students for a […]

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#ComeFullCircle

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 […]

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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 […]

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University of Alabama students perform musical ‘Falsettos’

By Matthew Speakman Special to The Tuscaloosa News The term falsetto is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as an artificially produced singing voice that overlaps and extends above the modal register. It’s used by singers to break out and hit vastly different, higher notes, singers such as Smokey Robinson, Prince, Frankie Valli, Jeff Buckley, and […]

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Fresh take jazzes up venerable Shakespeare play

By Nic Helms Special to The Tuscaloosa News Performances of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” are always games of expectation: What fresh take on “To be or not to be” can possibly exist under the sun? Seth Panitch’s production of “Hamlet” at the University of Alabama this week does not disappoint on this score. Setting the play […]

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THEATER REVIEW: Actors, director lift production into a higher realm

By Mark Hughes Cobb Staff Writer For a city of just under 100,000, there’s a lot of theater here. The regularly producing companies — Theatre Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre, the Actor’s Charitable Theatre and the University of Alabama Department of Theatre and Dance — produce four to eight productions per season, each, so sometimes, a […]

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