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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

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

Alumnus Named to Position With New York Public Theater

Marquez Andrews (IUP ’04 in Theater) was recently named the new corporate relations manager for New York’s legendary Public Theater.

Posted on 2/1/2014 5:36:09 PM

Aerial Silks Master Class

Theater alumna Beth “Contessa” Hinderliter shared her cirque performance talents with theater and dance students in a master class over the weekend of January 31–February 1, 2014, in Waller Hall’s main theater space.

Posted on 2/1/2014 3:40:08 PM

Faculty Offer Workshops to Maryland Thespians Festival

IUP professors Nick Quinn, Mike Schwartz, and Brian Jones traveled to the Maryland Thespians Festival in Huntingtown, Md., on January  25–26, 2014, to offer theater workshops and adjudicate scholarship competitions.

Posted on 2/1/2014 2:49:09 PM

Dance Educator and Student Present in Harrisburg about Dance Education Endorsement

Theater and Dance Department professor Holly Boda-Sutton spoke about moving toward a teaching endorsement in dance for the state of Pennsylvania.

Posted on 10/31/2013 3:26:38 PM

Gallagher Wins O’Neill Theater Center Award at Kennedy Center Festival

Joshua Gallagher, senior Theater major, was awarded the O’Neill Design Fellowship at the 2013 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in Washington, D.C. for his set design for the play In Quietness.

Posted on 4/20/2013 4:07:27 PM

Schwartz to Publish “Class Divisions on the Broadway Stage”

Michael Schwartz, Theater and Dance, will publish a book on the representation of the Industrial Workers of the World on the American stage. It is scheduled for publication in early 2014.

Posted on 2/19/2013 3:21:08 PM

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