“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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Dance Alabama! feeds student dancers’ passions

Dance has always been at the center of Natalie Brown’s life. She came to college and decided to major in telecommunication and film, but thanks to Dance Alabama, she still had an outlet to dance. “Dance is so important to me and one of the biggest parts of my life and it’s so important to […]

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Behind the scenes: Student theatre designers create every part of “Appropriate”

When Emily Phillips works on lighting for a play she often does it alone at night in an empty theater. It’s simply her and a dress form on stage, mimicking the presence of an actor. “It means nothing until I see actual people, actual actors walking through it performing the show,” she said. “I have […]

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Panitch Wins UA’s Blackmon-Moody Award

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Seth Panitch, professor of acting in The University of Alabama’s department of theatre and dance, has earned the 2016 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award. Panitch will receive the award Nov. 11 in a ceremony at the UA President’s Mansion. The Frederick Moody Blackmon and Sarah McCorkle Moody Outstanding Professor Award is one of […]

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Students take the stage for a night of dance at ARDT

One moment, a spin and a twist of the body captures the crowd, while the next brings a flurry of student dancers to the stage. With the Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre, you never know what’s coming next. The ARDT is a dance company at The University of Alabama designed to prepare students for competitions on […]

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Hamlet on Jazz at UA (UA News)

The play premieres Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Marian Gallaway Theatre on UA’s campus. It continues at that time and location through Oct. 8. The final performance of the play will be Oct. 9 at 2 p.m. A special performance will be held for Tuscaloosa County High School students Oct. 6. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. […]

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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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