The week before classes resumed for the spring semester, students
from the Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance actively participated in the
Region 2 Kennedy Center–American College Theatre Festival 53.
Urban and Lauren Wolbert presented a workshop based on their senior thesis
project, “Accessibility and Theatre: Creating a Sensory-Friendly Play.”
Riley (allied design-makeup design), Caitlin Chavis (costume design-class
project), and Cat Hebner (costume design-interrupted production) presented
their design work at the Design/Technology/Management Expo.
Addie Minich, Alexis Haigh, Eve Urban, Jacob
Jencks, Lauren Wolbert, and Matt Daning were invited to take part in the Collaborative
Theatre Challenge, participating in virtual rehearsals and a subsequently recorded
presentation of the 2008 Yale Drama Award-winning play, Grenadine, by Neil Weschler. At the festival, Grenadine premiered under his direction as a Zoom platform performance.
auditioned and was chosen for the Musical Theatre Initiative Cabaret
Adeline Riley (as reigning King Peter Pansy) virtual MC-ed the
second annual Region 2 Drag Show.