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Theater and Dance News

Please visit the Lively Arts Calendar for the most up-to-date information on music, theater, art, and dance events presented by the College of Fine Arts. Departmental events for current faculty and students can be viewed on the individual department and program pages.

Palamides the Voice of Buttercup on Cartoon Network

IUP Theater graduate Natalie Palamides (2012) will be the voice of Buttercup on Cartoon Network’s reboot of The Powerpuff Girls.

Posted on 8/3/2015 12:02:08 PM

Daras and Gretta Invited to Teach at National Theater Convention

On March 4–7, 2015, IUP Theater professors April Daras and Rob Gretta taught three exciting and well-attended workshops at the Southeastern Theater Conference annual convention in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Posted on 3/16/2015 11:48:00 AM

Schwartz Contributes Chapter to New Book About Aspects of Play

Michael Schwartz, assistant professor in the Theater and Dance Department, has written a chapter for the recently published book Play, Performance, and Identity: How Institutions Structure Ludic Spaces.

Posted on 3/10/2015 3:43:27 PM

Kemp Awarded Fellowship to Salzburg Global Seminar on Neuroscience and Art

Professor Rick Kemp, head of Acting and Directing in the Department of Theater and Dance, was selected to join other innovators in neuroscience and the arts to participate in an international seminar on the sources of creativity and innovation.

Posted on 3/9/2015 4:48:04 PM

Theater Professor Goes to The Mountaintop

Rob Gretta, assistant professor in the Department of Theater and Dance, will direct an Equity-staged reading of the Katori Halls Broadway hit The Mountaintop as part of the Red Moon Theatre Festival in Jacksonville, Fla. on February 27, 2015.

Posted on 2/24/2015 1:06:36 PM

Four Theater Students Receive Awards at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

Amos Glass, Sarah Fabiani, Kim Siegle, Chelsea Kikel, Shane Malachow, and Kaitlyn McGilvray received awards for their abilities in design, technology, stage management and directing.

Posted on 1/14/2015 2:59:20 PM

Theater Student Chelsea Kikel Wins Major Award in Sound Design at Festival

Student actor and sound designer Chelsea Kikel won the Kennedy Center Award for Sound Design from Region 2 of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in January 2015.

Posted on 1/14/2015 2:54:03 PM

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