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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.

Theater Offers Up Futuristic Classic in “Fahrenheit 451”

Theater-by-the Grove at IUP will present “Fahrenheit 451” on November 6–8 and 12–15. This classic, provoking tale by Ray Bradbury centers on media influence and will be presented on the Waller Hall Mainstage.

Posted on 11/3/2014 3:33:02 PM

Chinese Acrobats Coming to Fisher Auditorium

Direct from Beijing, the National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China will perform a one-night-only event on November 11, 2014, at a family-friendly time of 7:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium of IUP’s Performing Arts Center.

Posted on 10/30/2014 6:05:42 PM

Footlight Players Hosting Giant Puppet Parade at Picnic in the Grove

Footlight Players Theater-for-Youth will host a giant puppet parade at IUP’s Picnic in the Grove this Wednesday, July 1, 2009. The parade will feature the award-winning puppetry of Cheryl Capezzuti.

Posted on 6/29/2009 2:45:02 PM

Blackledge Invited to Contribute at 2009 ATHE Conference in NYC

Barb Blackledge, Director of Production for the Department of Theater and Dance, has been invited to share her expertise at the national convention for the Association for Theatre in Higher Educaton (ATHE) in New York City from August 8-11, 2009.

Posted on 6/23/2009 12:29:15 PM

Hood’s “MacBeth 3” Theater Production Praised

Michael Hood’s adventurous production of Shakespeare’s MacBeth titled Macbeth 3 (for the three actors that play all the roles) has received praise from the Pittsburgh Tribune Review and the City Paper.

Posted on 6/11/2009 2:42:09 PM

Footlight Players Begins Sixth Summer Program

Footlight Players Theater-For-Youth begins its sixth summer enrichment program for young people in the greater Indiana community on Monday, June 15, 2009.

Posted on 6/8/2009 11:45:59 AM

Kemp Receives Innovation Grant

Rick Kemp from the Department of Theater and Dance has received an Innovation Award from the Academic Excellence and Innovation Award Committee at the IUP Research Institute.

Posted on 6/8/2009 11:16:44 AM

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