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What It’s Like to Be a Nonbinary Dance Professor in Alabama

By Dr. Fen Kennedy Featured in DanceTeacher March 31, 2021   The door of my office has a bright blue Post-it note with my pronouns on it: “they/them.” It was one of the first things I did when I came to the University of Alabama in 2019, because I wanted people to know that I

Preview | New UA musical follows the life of a Motown star

“Shooting Star” was set to premiere off-Broadway. Now you can watch it from the comfort of your own home (while supporting UA thespians). Joshua LeBerte, Crimson White, Contributing Writer March 17, 2021 Music listeners, history buffs and those who wish to give back to the Department of Theatre and Dance have just four days to

Reflecting on A Bright Room Called Day

By Kyle Van Frank This February, UA Theatre and Dance presented the Tony Kushner play, A Bright Room Called Day. The play, directed by third-year graduate director Tom Alsip, chronicles the experiences of two seperate groups at different points in history. The majority of the show follows the turmoil a group of people face during

Spring 2018 ARDT

by Kyle Van Frank This week, Morgan Auditorium is once again ablaze with the magic and wonder of dance. I had the pleasure of sitting down with senior dance major, Olivia Zimmerman, and reflecting on her time here at UA and her last Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre. This concert is especially exciting for Zimmerman, as

Published: Tom Alsip in Southern Theatre

Being a Prof and a Pro                                                   Tom Alsip is a Graduate Teaching Assistant, originally published in SETC’s Southern Theatre Magazine, Winter 2018, Issue 1.

UA Theatre and Dance to perform ‘The Caucasian Chalk Circle’

By Mark Hughes Cobb / Tusk Editor Posted Nov 9, 2017 at 11:00 AM Whether for comedy or tragedy, or dark places in between, unhappy families yield the richest material. Tolstoy would agree, as would Arthur Miller, Sam Shepard, Tennessee Williams, and actor-writer Tracy Letts, Pulitzer- and Tony-winner for “August: Osage County.” For its Broadway premiere in 2007, the several-week

UA production of award-winning ‘August: Osage County’ opens Tuesday

By Mark Hughes Cobb / Tusk Editor Posted Nov 9, 2017 at 11:00 AM Whether for comedy or tragedy, or dark places in between, unhappy families yield the richest material. Tolstoy would agree, as would Arthur Miller, Sam Shepard, Tennessee Williams, and actor-writer Tracy Letts, Pulitzer- and Tony-winner for “August: Osage County.” For its Broadway premiere in 2007, the several-week

“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 written

Student’s vision comes to life with Dance Alabama! Film Festival

By Kaylee Kemp | 01/29/2017 6:47pm The Crimson White Student Natalie Brown has two passions: performance on stage and screen. Now both are coming to life in Tuscaloosa through the upcoming Dance Alabama Film Festival. A junior majoring in telecommunications and film, Brown, with the help of faculty and other students, is introducing The University