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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.

I-Card Holders Get $2 Off “Sister Act”

Do you have an up-to-date activity-fee paid I-Card? If you do, remember “HolyIUP” and you’ll be eligible to receive $2 off on up to four tickets to the Broadway musical “Sister Act,” set to kick off the first day of the spring semester.

Posted on 1/15/2015 3:34:45 PM

Broadway’s Singing Nuns Rolling Into Fisher Auditorium

For the first Ovations! series event of 2015, the Lively Arts at IUP will bring the hit musical comedy “Sister Act,” direct from Broadway, for one night only on January 20.

Posted on 1/8/2015 3:12:12 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

Professor Daras Receives Innovative Teaching Award

Professor April Daras received the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival’s Innovative Teaching Prizefor her recent work crafting new courses and performance opportunities through applied theater at IUP.

Posted on 1/14/2015 2:46:16 PM

IUP Alumna Receives Emerging Leader Award

Ashley Tait Weller (IUP 2007) was selected for the Emerging Leader Award for 2014 by the Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.

Posted on 12/15/2014 10:12:40 AM

Theater Alumna Battestilli is New General Manager of Pasion y Arte Flamenco

Alumna Nicole Battestilli, who graduated with honors in 2012, has leveraged her theater degree and prodigious planning ability to become the new general manager of Pasion y Arte Flamenco in Philadelphia.

Posted on 10/27/2014 9:27:24 AM

Theater and Dance Alumna Kaniasty Debuts Film at Indiana Theater

Natalia Kaniasty, an alumna of the Department of Theater and Dance currently enrolled in NYU’s graduate film-making program, is screening her pre-MFA thesis film Home Range at the Indiana Theater on Saturday, October 25, at 4:00 p.m.

Posted on 10/23/2014 6:35:47 PM

Musical Theater Alumnus York On Next Leg of Creative Career

Joe York (IUP ’12—Musical Theater) recently moved back to Pittsburgh after living in NYC for two years pursuing/receiving an MFA in musical theatre writing from the Tisch School of the Arts.

Posted on 9/28/2014 6:55:48 PM

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