University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Department of Theatre
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The course of study in the Department of Theater is grounded in the belief that the performing arts draw on a unique combination of intellectual and artistic skills and talents, which are most fully developed when theory and practice are integrated into the learning experience. Students in the program gain expertise in all the fundamental areas of theatrical art in graduated sequences of study designed to bring into focus rigorous critical thinking, precise methods of research, and imaginative expression.
Notable Alumni Include: Bill Pullman, Jeffrey Donovan, Richard Gere, Marissa Matrone, Rob Corddry, John Dias, Constance Congdon, David Mark Cohen
Faculty Info: Judyie Al-Bilali, Amy Altadonna, Christopher Baker, Yao Chen, Willow Cohen, Joanne Corbeil-Harper, Michael Cottom, Milan Dragicevich, Michael Dubin, Harley Erdman, Julie A. Fife, Elisa Gonzales, Anna-Maria Goossens, Brandon Hall, Kristin Jensen, Gina Kaufmann, Anya Klepikov, Felicia McNeill Malachite, Gilbert McCauley, Priscilla Page, Penny Remsen, Bethany Sherwood.
Four Artists Awarded Premiere Fellowship from Cleveland Public Theatre
February 19, 2021
Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT)'s Executive Artistic Director Raymond Bobgan is proud has announced the selection of four Northeast Ohio-based artists as 2020/2021 Premiere Fellows, made possible by dedicated funding from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC).
Chester Theatre Company Elects New Board Members
February 16, 2021
Chester Theatre Company has announces the election of three new members, Alaina M. T. Macaulay, Nnamdi Pole, and Emily Wojcik, to its board of directors. They join existing members Karen Schader (President), Carol Seltzer (Clerk), David Pascucci (Treasurer), Robert Boulrice, Charles Johnson, and Rhonda Steeg.
Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE: SEASON 2 College Top 3!
November 07, 2020
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Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE: SEASON 2 College Top 5!
October 31, 2020
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Actor And Singer Meredith Aleigha Wells Brings Dysautonomia Awareness To WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT Podcast
October 28, 2020
Dysautonomia is not a word most people know or use, yet it affects millions of Americans each year. And during this month of awareness, Meredith Aleigha Wells (Dysfunctioning Just Fine) joins podcast host Patrick Oliver Jones to discuss how this illness has affected her onstage and in life.
Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE: SEASON 2 College Top 10!
October 24, 2020
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Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE: SEASON 2 College Top 15!
October 17, 2020
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Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE: SEASON 2 College Top 30!
October 09, 2020
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Circo De Nada Brings PSYCHOSOMATIC To The People's Building
October 06, 2020
Circo de Nada and The People's Building present Psychosomatic, a new one-person sketch show and post-apocalyptic Clown performance, created and performed by Nick Trotter.
Carl Hancock Rux and Mallory Catlett Announced as New Artistic Directors at Mabou Mines
September 10, 2020
Two prolific, award winning artists, Carl Hancock Rux and Mallory Catlett, both former artists in Mabou Mines' Resident Artist Program, embody the company's mission to foster the next generation of experimental theater artists and bring with them a strong vision for the future of Mabou Mines.
Wesleyan University's Center For The Arts Announces Highlights Of 2020 Fall Season
August 27, 2020
Wesleyan University's Center for the Arts announces the highlights of their 2020 fall season, including virtual performances, artist talks, workshops, video screenings, a sculpture, film, and virtual studio tour.
Eureka Ensemble Announces New Executive Director And Assistant Conductor
August 07, 2020
Eureka Ensemble announced today the appointments of Andrés Ballesteros as Executive Director and Britney Alcine as Assistant Conductor.
Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust Presents TEICHOLZ HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE FILM SERIES
July 29, 2020
Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, in conjunction with the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles, presents the 'Teicholz Holocaust Remembrance Film Series: The Holocaust & Italy,' a series of curated films and discussions, beginning Thursday, Aug. 6, at 5 p.m.
Burning Coal Announces Free Theatre Workshops Online
July 24, 2020
Burning Coal Theatre Company has announced that it will host a free series of workshops for young and emerging theatre professionals.
Northern Manhattan's UP Theater Company Has Announced the Cast of A BARN PLAY
February 13, 2020
Northern Manhattan's own UP Theater Company presents a different kind of animal farm in the world premiere of Lizzie Donahue's 'A Barn Play' March 18-April 4, 2020, at the Good Shepherd/Inwood Academy Space. This timely and darkly comic fable explores the power of creating art amidst oppression when a cast of farm animals rehearses their show. Directed by Melissa Moschitto, Founding Artistic Director of The Anthropologists.