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Inkslinger competition produces works of emerging playwrights

Inkslinger competition produces works of emerging playwrights

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2020

An annual competition at the university provides emerging playwright opportunities to see their work produced on stage. The 2020 Inkslinger Playwriting Competition challenges any playwright to submit their original scripts. Hosted by the university’s theatre program, the coordinators will be acceptin...

Morality in the theater

Morality in the theater

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2019

The theatre program is preparing for a tale about redemption with "Everyman: A Modern English Version" by William B. Strickland. The play is directed by Chad Winters, instructor of acting and directing, and will be performed at the Vonnie Borden Theatre from April 9-12 at 7:30 p.m. Winters expressed...

Winters entangled in the art of acting since childhood

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018

Driven as a young boy towards the field of acting, Instructor of Acting and Directing Chad Winters started teaching at the university in 2007. He had a passion for acting within him and a vision to aid students in developing their talents. According to Winters, he does not come from a musical background...

Friday the 13th Antics

Friday the 13th Antics

Annie Goodman, News Editor

July 24, 2018

A harbinger of bad luck, many people are wary when the 13th of a month falls on a Friday. However, a group in Hammond built around such spooky themes took advantage of the ill-regarded date to promote their organization. Hammond Horror Festival held a “Friday the 13th Horror Trivia Night” at the...