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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.

Keystone Rep Presents Sinister Musical

Keystone Repertory Theater presents the award-winning musical “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” on July 31–August 2 at the Indiana Theater in downtown Indiana.

Posted on 7/22/2014 4:03:04 PM

Musical Premiere Up Next for Keystone Repertory Theater

Keystone Repertory Theater presents the Pennsylvania premiere of the musical comedy “Hands on a Hardbody,” June 12–15, 2014, outside at the Flagstone Amphitheater—rain or shine.

Posted on 6/2/2014 4:17:15 PM

Keystone Rep Opens Season with “Marvelous Wonderettes”

Keystone Repertory Theater, IUP’s summer theater produced by the Department of Theater and Dance, will open its 2014 season with Roger Bean’s musical “The Marvelous Wonderettes” May 29–June 1 at the Old Navy location in the Indiana Mall.

Posted on 5/28/2014 5:13:17 PM

Keystone Repertory Theater Presenting Two Shows in June

Keystone Repertory Theater will produce two very different plays this summer related to old media (you know—newspapers!). Both will be performed in Waller Hall’s Studio Theater during the first Summer Session 2010 of classes at IUP.

Posted on 5/18/2010 12:56:12 PM

Footlight Players Seeks Children and Teens For Summer Plays and Workshops

Indiana’s theater-for-youth company, Footlight Players, still has twelve spots open for children and teens to register for the 2010 program that runs June 14 to July 12.

Posted on 5/13/2010 9:54:17 AM

Footlight Players Presents Activities at HeyDay

IUP Theater majors Nick Hrutkay and Hayley Faight presented the activity “How Light Are You on Your Feet?” for HeyDay, serving students at the Indiana Area Junior High School on Friday, May 7, 2010.

Posted on 5/11/2010 12:25:28 PM

Blackledge Receives Raves as “Lady with All the Answers”

Professor of Theater and former chair of the department Barb Blackledge is “the lady with all the answers” at the Electric Theater Company in Scranton, where she performed in a one-woman show of the same name—a monodrama about Eppie Friedman, also known as advice columnist Ann Landers.

Posted on 5/5/2010 6:30:25 PM

Theater Alumni Create BareShakespeare Productions

Department of Theater alumni Emily Ehlinger (’05) and Caitlin Simkovich (’06) will be two of eight actors portraying twenty-seven characters in BareShakespeare’s production of the Bard’s little-seen comedy All’s Well That Ends Well.

Posted on 5/5/2010 6:26:17 PM

Van Dyke to Present Workshops at International Festival of Making Theatre

In summer 2010, associate professor of Dance Joan Van Dyke will travel to Athens, Greece, to present “Alignment for Character” for the Sixth International Festival of Making Theatre at the International Theatre of Changes.

Posted on 5/5/2010 6:20:29 PM

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