The Lion's Roar

Vonnie Borden takes on socially-distanced season

Located in D Vickers Hall, The Vonnie Borden Theatre hosts a variety of theatrical performances every year. The 2020-2021 season brings several changes as both audiences and cast members have to adjust to performing during COVID-19.

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2020

Despite all obstacles presented by COVID-19, the Vonnie Borden Theatre is alive and well for its 2020-2021 season. University students and faculty members have been working to create a safe environment that can uphold live theatre performances. With the help of face shields and social distancing, the t...

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

Producing “Dracula” met some obstacles, but work from the entire team including actors, costume designers and set designers led to the play’s performance.

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

Students rehearse for

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...

Vonnie Borden theatre/dance schedule

Vonnie Borden theatre/dance schedule

Annie Goodman, Editor-In-Chief

August 9, 2018

Dance concerts and plays such as Dracula are currently scheduled for the above dates in the Vonnie Borden Theatre.