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Overcoming stage fright: The actors’ perspectives

Overcoming stage fright: The actors’ perspectives

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

Some students find it difficult to get in front of their classmates and present material, but the Communication 210 and 211 courses are required general education courses for almost all university students. Alpha Psi Omega is a theatre honor society created to acknowledge those with accomplishments...

Artistic merit pays for an education

Artistic merit pays for an education

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

May 7, 2019

Students can find a variety of scholarships based on artistic and academic excellence to offset the costs of pursuing an education in the arts. “The arts, and music in particular, can be a very competitive field in terms of collegiate recruiting,” said Jeffrey Wright, head of the Department of Music...

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...

Romance on the theatre stage

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2018

The university theatre program prepares to present “Almost, Maine” by John Cariani to bring love and romance to the stage to end the fall theatre season. The play will be directed by Technical Director Benjamin Norman and be shown in the Vonnie Borden Theatre from Nov. 13-16. “The play will...

Dracula: How the show goes on

Dracula: How the show goes on

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2018

Over 50 students and staff members collaborated to produce “Dracula” in the Vonnie Borden Theatre for Fanfare. The play was performed from Sept. 25-28 and was adapted for the stage and directed by James Winter, associate professor of acting and directing. Winter had his own spin on the English...

Theatre set to scare students

Theatre set to scare students

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2018

The university theatre program is preparing to present the first play of the season. “Dracula” will be performed in the Vonnie Borden Theatre from Tuesday, Sept. 25 to Friday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. James “Jim” Winter, associate professor of acting and directing, is excited to produce a scary...