University of Georgia
Department of Theatre and Film Studies
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Our department promotes the study of dramatic art across all cultures and in all its current media, including stage, film, computer animation, motion capture and interactive narrative. We offer two Bachelor of Arts (AB) degrees—the A.B. in Theatre and the A.B. in Film Studies—as well as undergraduate minors in theatre and film studies. Both undergraduate programs are liberal arts degrees providing an exposure to several fields of knowledge in the physical, biological and social sciences, the humanities and the arts while also allowing a concentration in theatre or film studies.
Faculty Info: Antje Ascheid, John Patrick Bray, Mark Callahan, Marla Carlson, George Contini, Christian DeAngelis, John Gibbs, Tina Hantula, Mike Hussey, Ivan Ingermann, Dave Kreutzer, Kristin Kundert, T. Anthony Marotta, Rielle Navitski, Richard Neupert, Michael O'Connell, Ray Paolino, Julie Ray, Farley Richmond, Emily Sahakian, David Saltz, Christopher Sieving, Fran Teague.
BWW Blog: What I Wish I Knew Before College
February 02, 2021
Classes during the day followed by a vibrant nightlife with my best friends, just to come back to my dorm to do it all again the next day.
Dominion Entertainment To Stream BLACK NATIVITY: A GOSPEL CHRISTMAS MUSICAL EXPERIENCE
December 16, 2020
The pandemic has not stopped the producers of the hit holiday musical Black Nativity from bringing their production to audiences around the world. Black Nativity: A Gospel Christmas Musical Experience is known for sold out performances in Atlanta, and cities in the southeast, will return this year as a streamed theatrical concertized performance.
University of Georgia Symphony Orchestra Will Perform a Socially Distanced, Masked Concert
September 29, 2020
Members of the University of Georgia Symphony Orchestra (UGASO) will perform a socially distanced concert on the Hodgson Hall stage Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. The concert will be live-streamed on the Hugh Hodgson School of Music website.
Garvey|Simon Presents DAISY CRADDOCK: HARVEST
September 23, 2020
Garvey|Simon will present Daisy Craddock: Harvest, opening October 29, 2020 at the Front Room Gallery on the Lower East Side, New York. Drawn from life, Craddock considers her diptychs to be literal depictions of her fruit and vegetable subjects: skin on the left side, and flesh on the right.
Seven New Works and More In Development from Guerilla Opera Composers
September 04, 2020
The Coronavirus emergency left the landscape for the arts gloomy, but Guerilla Opera's thirteenth season had successes which propelled the company into a new era of female leadership and artistry. Guerilla Opera's composers are equally winning. With seven works in development, many smaller projects, and new digital programming, the company's fans and supporters have a lot to look forward to in future seasons.
FU Celebrates Region's Unique Culture With Virtual Appalachian Festival
September 03, 2020
Frostburg State University's much-anticipated Appalachian Festival is going virtual this year. Returning for its 15th year, the event will take place from Thursday, Sept. 17, to Saturday, Sept. 19.
HIDDEN HISTORY OF MUSIC ROW Dives Into The Myth And Legend Surrounding Nashville's Most Famous Streets
September 02, 2020
Nashvillea??s Music Row is as complicated as the myths that surround it. And there are plenty, from an adulterous French fur trader to an adventurous antebellum widow, from the early Quonset hut recordings to record labels in glass highrise towers and from a?oeYour Cheatina?? Hearta?? to a?oeStrawberry Wine.a?? Hidden History of Music Row, a new book from Arcadia Publishing & The History Press, sets out to tell the full, unadulterated story of the heart of Music City.
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Announces CMS FRONT ROW: NATIONAL
July 29, 2020
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center announced a new digital initiative to enable local chamber music venues to bring its outstanding series of digital chamber music concerts, CMS: FRONT ROW, to audiences around the country.
Guerilla Opera Receives Commissioning Grant For Female Composers Award For Composer Emily Koh
July 17, 2020
On July 16, 2020 OPERA America announced that Guerilla Opera received an award from OPERA America's Opera Grants for Female Composers: Commissioning Grants program, supported by the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation for composer Emily Koh. This award is to directly commission the creation and support the premiere of her first evening length opera, HER:alive|un|dead: a media opera.
Pianist Liza Stepanova to Release New Album E PLURIBUS UNUM
July 16, 2020
Pianist Liza Stepanova has announced the August 28, 2020 release of her new album E Pluribus Unum on Navona Records. This collection showcases nine renowned American composers with immigrant backgrounds, including Lera Auerbach, Anna Clyne, Gabriela Lena Frank, Kamran Ince, Reinaldo Moya, Pablo Ortiz, and more.
Celia Keenan-Bolger Will Lead Industry Presentation of New Play With Music KAREN DALTON
March 11, 2020
Evan Enderle 's play with music, Karen Dalton , directed by Portia Krieger, will get and invite-only industry presentation on Thursday, March12, at 3 pm. For more information email RSVP@LDKProductions.com
Gallery Transforms Into Courtroom For 'Witness Lab' At The U-M Museum Of Art
February 06, 2020
A new courtroom installation and performance series created by artist Courtney McClellan will open at the University of Michigan Museum of Art Feb. 15.
BrightSide Theatre Will Present STEEL MAGNOLIAS in March
February 05, 2020
BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, continues their 9th Season --with Guilty Pleasure movie Steel Magnolias. Based on this play of a classic story of family, strength in women, and big southern hair, it is the perfect way to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Steel Magnolias.
Soprano Rachel Eve Holmes to Present Debut Carnegie Hall Performance as Part of Distinguished Concert Artist Series
January 30, 2020
As part of the Distinguished Concert Artist Series, DCINY introduces American Soprano Rachel Eve Holmes in her debut performance at Carnegie Hall.
Peabody Awards Ceremony To Move To Los Angeles
January 14, 2020
Peabody today announced that its annual ceremony, the Peabody Awards, will be held for the first time in Los Angeles at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Thursday, June 18, 2020. Peabody Awards honor the most intelligent, powerful and moving stories told in broadcasting and digital media. These stories—from entertainment to documentary to news programming—shape our thinking and understanding of the world in which we live. Peabody celebrates unique and diverse voices, from notable filmmakers and intrepid journalists to fearless comedians and innovative creators. The program is based at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia.