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News: November 2010

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.

“Soldier’s Heart” Next for Theater-by-the-Grove

Theater-by-Grove at IUP will present the drama “Soldier’s Heart,” written by Pittsburgh playwright Tammy Ryan, on February 19–21 and 25–28, with a post-performance talk with the playwright after the matinee on Sunday, February 22.

Posted on 2/11/2015 2:36:07 PM

Graham Dance Educational Outreach Announced

The world-renowned Martha Graham Dance Company will visit Indiana for a performance at Fisher Auditorium on March 2, 2015. The dance company will also hold a masterclass on the famed “Graham Technique” on Sunday, March 1, and a mini Tech Workshop on Monday, March 2.

Posted on 2/27/2015 4:38:37 PM

Groundbreaking Dance Company to Perform in Fisher Auditorium

The Lively Arts at IUP will present Essential Graham: Martha Graham Dance Company on one night only—Monday, March 2, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 2/19/2015 3:43:47 PM

Van Dyke is University Dance Teacher of the Year

The Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance honored IUP Professor Joan Van Dyke with the prestigious Dance Teacher of the Year award at the university level for 2010.

Posted on 11/29/2010 4:47:59 PM

Student Director Provokes Discussions on Art and Society

IUP senior Theater major Nick Hrutkay’s production of The Shape of Things concluded the "I Am An Artist" initiative on November 16-18, 2010.

Posted on 11/19/2010 10:09:28 AM

Kemp to Present on Cognitive Principles and Jacques Lecoq

Rick Kemp, Department of Theater and Dance, will present his paper, “Movement, Metaphor, and Meaning: Cognitive Principles in the Work of Jacques Lecoq,” at the national conference of the American Society for Theatre Research on November 18–21, 2010.

Posted on 11/18/2010 3:40:19 PM

Theater Professor’s “Lady with All the Answers” Reopens in Scranton

Barb Blackledge, professor of acting and directing in the IUP Department of Theater and Dance, is the lone actor in “The Lady with All the Answers,” running in November 2010 at the Electric Theatre Company in Scranton, Pa.

Posted on 11/16/2010 4:57:46 PM

Art Meets Science Sideways

Thursday night, November 11, 2010, is the last performance of Pig Iron Theatre’s Chekhov Lizardbrain. This amazing show takes place at 8:00 p.m. in Waller Hall’s Theater-by-the-Grove.

Posted on 11/10/2010 8:59:09 AM

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