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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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Faculty Focus: Dominic M. Yeager, Southern Theatre Fall 2017

Is Your Theatre Prepared for the Unthinkable? Active Shooter planning and awareness By Assistant Professor Dominic M. Yeager, published in Fall 2017, Issue 4 of SETC’s Southern Theatre Magazine.  

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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 […]

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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 […]

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“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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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 […]

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Bama to Broadway: UA grad Michael Luwoye’s journey to Hamilton

By Sherri Jackson Published: February 2, 2017, 9:55 pm Updated: February 3, 2017, 8:45 am Everybody’s gonna know your name… The Broadway hit Hamilton: An American Musical is on its First National tour. Two University of Alabama theatre and dance graduates are among those taking the stage. One of them is playing the lead character. […]

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UA Students Revive Hepburn Classic

By Victoria Martinez Special to The Tuscaloosa News Imagine marrying out of raging passion, then divorcing out of tempestuous anger. Fast-forward two years and you’re getting ready for a second big day. Your ex-husband shows up, out of the blue, with an attractive stranger. Now you find yourself torn between three men: What do you […]

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