UA Theatre & Dance brings local dance students to campus

The second annual University of Alabama Dance Festival was this Saturday, April 1st from 9 am to 4 pm. The festival offers local 6th-12th grade dance students access to two workshops, lunch, an opportunity fair presented by UA student organizations, and a ticket to the matinee performance of Dance Alabama! Tuscaloosa is home to several […]

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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 […]


Dance Alabama! Embarks on a State Tour

This month, the student organization Dance Alabama! has joined forces with the Alabama State Council on the Arts as part of the Alabama Touring Artist Program. Dancers will travel to schools across the state to perform and interact with K-12 students. A typical performance lasts around half an hour and is followed by an interactive […]

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Talkback Series Returns to the Allen Bales

The doors of the Allen Bales theatre open for the first time in 2017 with The Eccentricities of a Nightingale, Tennessee William’s 1951 revision of his drama Summer and Smoke. The story follows Alma Winemiller (Chelsea Reynolds) as she struggles for one last time to escape the fate of a spinster. Her affections for the […]

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UA Theatre & Dance celebrates its ties to Tennessee Williams

Marian Gallaway, the namesake of UA Theatre & Dance’s mainstage theatre, and the first Director of Theatre at The University of Alabama, was lifelong friends with renowned American playwright Tennessee Williams. In a foreword to Gallaway’s book on all things theatre, Williams speaks to her talent and her important influence on his life. “Quite possibly […]

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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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Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre Reflects On Freedom

February has arrived and we are celebrating Black History Month all across the United States. It’s a time for recognition and reflection as we honor African-Americans that have made an impact on our history. Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre, opening February 21, is offering a night of spectacular storytelling and performance to embrace those that have […]

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Dance Alabama! Film Festival 2017

Dance Alabama!, a student organization of UA Theatre & Dance, proudly announces their Dance Alabama! Film Festival 2017. This inaugural event will take place Wednesday, February 1st at 7:00pm in the Ferguson Student Center Theatre. This wonderful collaboration between students of the Department of Theatre & Dance, Telecommunications & Film and Music will give you […]