Dance department to host Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre

Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre will be performing Oct. 13-15 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 16 at 5:30 p.m. CW | Layton Dudley The University of Alabama’s Dance Department, which was recently ranked 15th in the nation for dance programs in public and private universities, will perform Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre (ARDT) Oct. 13 to 15 […]

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“Tartuffe” brings comedy to life

By Mark Hughes Cobb Staff Writer Published: Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. Last Modified: Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 8:17 p.m. If Moliere had written “Tartuffe” today, the hair might pouf out even more outrageously, and his central con-man would be among the multitudes posting prayers, selected feel-good verses and (mostly misattributed) quotes […]

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LOCAL Q&A: Molly Page, University of Alabama theater and dance patron services coordinator

LOCAL Q&A: Molly Page, University of Alabama theater and dance patron services coordinator | TuscaloosaNews.com Molly Page, patron services coordinator for the University of Alabama’s Department of Theatre and Dance calls Tuscaloosa her home away from home. Her involvement and dedication to the arts community has bonded her with Tuscaloosa forever. Q: Who are you? […]

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University of Alabama theater’s Moliere show laughs at hypocrisy

By Yun Yu For The Tuscaloosa News Sunday, September 27, 2015 1:41 AM Though a 17th-century con man, Tartuffe today still begs the question: Why are people saps? Why do they seem to beg to be taken in by obvious frauds? Why do people cede power to those clearly not fit for it? These are […]

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Theatre department to present Tartuffe

The UA Theatre and Dance department will present Moliere’s Tartuffe next week from Tuesday, Sept. 29, to Saturday, Oct. 3, at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Oct. 4, at 2 p.m. The show will be performed at the Marian Gallaway Theatre in Rowand-Johnson Hall. Tartuffe was originally written as a comedy, but director Seth Panitch […]

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THEATER REVIEW: “Seduced” is a critique on American desires, dreams

By Mark Hughes Cobb-Tuscaloosa News Although many know Sam Shepard best as a film actor — Chuck Yeager in “The Right Stuff,” opposite longtime partner Jessica Lange in “Crimes of the Heart,” in Terrence Malick’s “Days of Heaven” and more — he built his reputation primarily as a writer. Even while carving out an eclectic […]

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Seduced tells story of reclusive billionaire at Allen Bales Theater

By Sam West-The Crimson White The story of a mad billionaire, a mysterious aide and two alluring women will be put on stage. “Seduced,” a drama by acclaimed playwright Sam Shepard, will run until the end of the week at the Allen Bales Theater. The play tells the story of Henry Hackamore, a business tycoon […]

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UA’s Dance Program Ranked 15th in the Nation

Aug 31, 2015 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A new ranking of college and university dance programs ranks The University of Alabama 15th in the nation among public and private universities. The ranking also places UA’s dance program as fourth in the South and first in Alabama. UA ranks 15th nationally behind the University of Arizona, Hollins […]

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Bacon & Brewfest is back for second year Saturday at the Tuscaloosa Regional Airport

What could make a Bacon & Brewfest better? More bacon. More brews. More room to move. Also for the event’s second year, more entertainment. “Last year, we just kind of relied on (95.3 The Bear’s) radio station music,” said Leslee Howard, live event manager for Town Square Media of Tuscaloosa, which puts on the B&B. […]

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Tuscaloosa News: ‘Twenty-twenty’ twirls its way to Italy

By D. Kaylin Bowen Special to the Tuscaloosa News University of Alabama dancers are heading to Italy this month to perform a work that debuted earlier this year at UA. Rita Snyder, an associate professor of dance, choreographed a contemporary pas a deux, “Twenty-twenty”, which will be performed by two UA senior dance majors at […]

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