Renowned Voice Coach/Consultant Visits Department
World-renowned vocal coach and consultant Andrew Wade visited our department and conducted workshops for students Friday, Nov. 30, and Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. Wade is the former Head of Voice at the Royal Shakespeare Company (1990-2003) and was the Verse Consultant on the movie "Shakespeare in Love," among many other accolades.
Theatre Students Featured in Research Journal Philologia
Theatre students were well represented in this year's undergraduate research work, as shown in an article about Sammi Santini's costume design work in the current issue of Philologia, the college undergraduate research journal. Our students regularly participate in the Undergraduate Research Conference on campus, and they show their research to the public with every performance.
Cinema Student's Video on Greenpeace Website
Theatre & Cinema student Noah Eakin shot a video for Greenpeace, which went live on their website and on YouTube. View the video here.
Congratulations to Students Earning SAFD Skills Proficiency Levels
Dale Girard came to VT to adjudicate the Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD) Unarmed Skills Proficiency Test on Feb. 11. Eight of our students tested and performed, and all eight passed the test and were granted a Certificate of Skills Proficiency. Jordan Goldston, Kristin Macomber, Noah Downs, Jordan Sarvay, Bryanna Demerly, and Sarah Yorke all earned the basic pass; Daniel Fissmer and Emily Green were granted the higher level recommended pass. Congratulations to all the combatants and to their teacher and coach, Cara Rawlings.
Professors Ann Kilkelly, Bob Leonard, and MFA student Jon Catherwood-Ginn will be presenting a workshop entitled "Interactive Theatre as a Tool for Civic Dialogue and Action" at the Association of American Colleges and Universities' 2011 conference "Arts & Humanities: Toward a Flourishing State?". The conference will be held in Providence, Rhode Island, November 3-5.
Download the 2013-14 Season Brochure for the School of Performing Arts here.
"This Edge I Have to Jump"
by Joan Grossman
Oct. 28-Nov. 30, noon-6:00pm
The Cube, Center for the Arts
by Anton Chekhov
Nov. 12-15, 7:30pm
Nov. 17, 2:00pm & 7:30pm
Nov. 18-20, 7:30pm
"Talkback Tuesday" Nov. 19
Squires Studio Theatre
Student Performance & Directing Showcases
Dec. 9 & 11, 7:30pm - Theatre 101, College Avenue
Dec. 10, 7:30pm - Studio Theatre
Student Design Gallery
Showings of student work
Dec. 13, noon-4:30pm
Theatre 101, College Avenue