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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Matthew Speakman Special to The Tuscaloosa News The term falsetto is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as an artificially produced singing voice that overlaps and extends above the modal register. It’s used by singers to break out and hit vastly different, higher notes, singers such as Smokey Robinson, Prince, Frankie Valli, Jeff Buckley, and […]
Marian Gallaway Theatre November 15-18 @ 7:30PM November 20 @ 2PM Winner of the 2014 Obie Award for the Best New American Play, this comedy explores the reunion of an Arkansas family following their father’s death. When they discover something shocking in their father’s belongings, the reunion becomes the ultimate family feud.
This November, UA Theatre & Dance presents a season favorite, Dance Alabama! The show, created by the student organization of the same name, is always unique, featuring brand new student-choreographed works. This semester’s production will include over 20 pieces, including a women’s jazz piece about transition. For his piece “In Transit,” senior Rex Glover […]