Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Department of Theatre and Dance
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By choosing among three theater and dance degree concentrations, you can direct your creative talents. In a supportive, interdisciplinary environment, you’ll shape your future as an artist in the entertainment industry, or discover and nurture unexpected interests that may lead you to related fields that welcome your gifts for self-expression.
Notable Alumni Include:
Faculty Info: Holly Boda-Sutton, Dr. Carrie Cole, Robert Grettam Ethan Hollinger, Rachel Desoto-Jackson, Brian Jones, Dr. Richard Kemp, Nancy Pipkin-Hutchinson, Dr. Michael Schwartz, Joan Van Dyke.
Metropolitan Playhouse Presents DECEIVERS by William C. deMille
February 17, 2021
Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse will present its next free 'screened' readings, live-streamed at no charge, with talkback to follow: DECEIVERS, William C. DeMille.
NATE: A ONE MAN SHOW From Natalie Palamides Premieres Dec. 1 on Netflix
November 23, 2020
Natalie Palamides: Nate - A One Man Show will premiere globally on Netflix December 1, 2020.
BWW Exclusive: Meet The Cast And Creative Team Of ONE EMPIRE, UNDER GOD
October 16, 2020
Today on Friday, October 16th at 7pm, a special virtual reading of 'One Empire, Under God' - Anthony J. Piccione's new full-length drama exploring religious extremism & right-wing populism - will be broadcast via Zoom to monthly patrons on Patreon, as well as selected invited guests. Immediately after the reading, there will be a talkback - moderated by co-producer Jay Michaels - featuring the playwright, director & cast.
The College Showcase Must Go On (Virtually!) - Part 20
April 11, 2020
We've been compiling videos from college seniors all around the country for our new daily showcase series. Although their performances were cancelled, the show must go on-- virtually!
BWW Feature: A DECEMBER TO REMEMBER at Las Vegas National Golf Club
November 26, 2019
It is that time of year, and the Las Vegas Philharmonic Guild is hosting a gala as part of the season to benefit the Las Vegas Philharmonic. A December to Remember, Prelude to the Holidays, will be held at the Las Vegas National Golf Club Dec. 1.
Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. Presents WHITE GUY ON THE BUS
August 06, 2019
Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. (DDTCo.) opens its 2019-2020 season by taking a very human look at race relations in America where not everything is black and white. Moral boundaries are crossed and motivations of money, justice and revenge lead to unexpected turns in White Guy on the Bus by Bruce Graham.
Author Garret Thomas Godwin Promotes His Novel, Chasing Quetzalcoatl To The American Dream
June 06, 2019
Author Garret Thomas Godwin is pleased to announce the promotion of his book, Chasing Quetzalcoatl to the American Dream.
2019 Gene Kelly Award Winners Announced
May 26, 2019
A sold-out crowd gathered at the Benedum Center as Pittsburgh CLO and The Michael J. Kara Family honored Allegheny County's finest high school performers at the 29th Annual Pittsburgh CLO Gene Kelly Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater on Saturday, May 25, 2019.
YouTube Founders Chad Hurley and Steven Shih Chen Earn Lifetime Engineering & Technology EMMY
March 14, 2019
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today that Chad Hurley and Steven Shih Chen will receive the Emmy® Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 70th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards taking place at the Wynn Encore Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday, April 7th, 2019 in cooperation with NAB Show.
Jazz Music Concert With G. Krasidis and G. Morphitis Comes to Technopolis 20
March 01, 2019
Long-time friends and collaborators saxophonist George Krasidis and pianist George Morphitis will share the stage in a concert full of soul and passion not to be missed, at Technopolis 20, on Saturday, 16th of March 2019, at 8pm.
Giorgos Krasidis Quartet Comes to Technopolis 20
January 05, 2019
Welcome the New Year with the renowned saxophonist Giorgos Krasidis, founder of the Jazzologia Cyprus Big Band, and with his newly formed first quartet in their debut, at Technopolis 20, today, 5th of January 2019, at 8pm.
Giorgos Krasidis Quartet Comes to Technopolis 20
January 02, 2019
Welcome the New Year with the renowned saxophonist Giorgos Krasidis, founder of the Jazzologia Cyprus Big Band, and with his newly formed first quartet in their debut, at Technopolis 20, on Saturday, 5th of January 2019, at 8pm.
Fort Worth Opera Announces Eight Artists Selected For The 2018/19 Fort Worth Opera-Texas Christian University Lesley Artist Program
August 23, 2018
Fort Worth Opera (FWO) announced today the news that the FWO-TCU Lesley Artist Program, in collaboration with the TCU Opera Studio, has expanded from four to eight artists for the 2018-2019 season. These talented young singers have been selected through a highly competitive nationwide audition process and will perform in the company's productions of Hansel and Gretel and composer Michael Ching's Three Pigs Remix. This season's artists are sopranos Anne Wright and Janani Sridrar, mezzo-sopranos Bridget Cappel and Heather Weirich, tenors Jonathan VanKuren and Myles Garver, and baritones Sam Parkinson and Erik Larson. This prestigious discovery and training program is led by Fort Worth Opera's Coordinator of Educational Outreach, Sheran Goodspeed Keyton, and David Gately, Director of the TCU Opera Studio.
MAD Announces Burke Prize 2018 Finalists And Exhibition
August 16, 2018
The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) is proud to announce the finalists for the inaugural Burke Prize for contemporary craft. The prize, named for craft collectors Marian and Russell Burke, drew an outstandingly diverse and highly competitive pool of five hundred artists working to expand the field of craft. Open to professional artists under the age of forty-five working in glass, fiber, clay, metal, or wood, the Burke Prize was determined by a jury of professionals in the fields of art, craft, and design.
The Media Theatre Presents Theatre Exile's TOMMY AND ME This August
August 08, 2018
"Tommy and Me" was hailed as "unabashedly sentimental and sincere" by theatre critic Mark Cofta during its premiere at Theatre Exile. The play is an autobiographical account of a seminal time in Didinger's life as he assists his life-long hero, Tommy McDonald, reach the goal of being accepted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.