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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.

Circus Is Setting for Theater Season Opener

Theater-by-the-Grove at IUP will open its 2014–15 season with “Dr. Rick’s Traveling Shakespeare Show Presents The Tempest” on August 28–31 and September 4–7.

Posted on 8/25/2014 4:30:44 PM

Tickets on Sale for Shakespeare Classic

Theater-by-the-Grove’s production of “Dr. Rick’s Traveling Shakespeare Show Presents The Tempest” will be on Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center, August 28–31 and September 4–7, 2014.

Posted on 8/18/2014 3:50:40 PM

Dean of Croatian Academy of Dramatic Art to Visit IUP

On Thursday and Friday, September 18–19, 2014, the Department of Theater and Dance welcomes Professor Borna Baletic, dean of the University of Zagreb Academy of Dramatic Art.

Posted on 9/15/2014 9:38:39 AM

Footlight Players Brings “The Dream” to the Pittsburgh Fringe Festival

Footlight Players, the youth theater company of the Department of Theater and Dance, performed Shakespeare’s most popular comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” at the inaugural Pittsburgh Fringe Festival, May 10–11, 2014.

Posted on 5/19/2014 1:23:04 PM

Collecting Pajamas for Local Children

The Pajama Program is an organization that collects new books and pajamas for local, underprivileged children and their families. This drive is being conducted in the Indiana community and on the IUP campus.  

Posted on 4/9/2014 11:27:36 PM

Footlight Players Perform at Indiana Library February 23

Louder Than Words is a laugh-out-loud comedy telling the story of a kingdom where books have been banned and the world’s greatest authors from across time have been exiled to a far-away, barren land.

Posted on 2/7/2013 6:34:03 PM

Wisnicki’s Livingstone Discovery is Subject of Dramatic Interpretation

The Livingstone Project, a new work about David Livingstone, the celebrated Victorian abolitionist, missionary, and explorer of Africa, will come to life December 6–8, 2012, in Waller Hall, presented by Theater-by-the-Grove.

Posted on 11/12/2012 4:17:44 PM

Free Reading of New Play, “Spark,” by Obie-Winning Playwright

Obie-winning playwright Caridad Svich’s new play, Spark, will be given a reading Friday, November 9, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. in Waller Hall’s Studio Theater. Admission is free.

Posted on 11/5/2012 2:55:38 PM

Playwright Anna Moench Offers Talk-Back for “In Quietness” Opening

Guest playwright Anna Moench will offer a “talk-back” after the opening performance on Thursday night, November 1, 2012, of In Quietness at IUP’s Theater-by-the-Grove.

Posted on 10/29/2012 6:41:20 PM

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