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Art majors shine light on theatre design concentration

Emery Foster, Donna Beagle and Zoe Cazabon paint false prosceniums for the set of “Strawberries, Guns, and Milk.“ Art majors with a concentration in theatre design can get hands on experience through the program. Courtesy of Steve Shepker

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

The university offers a theatre design concentration for those interested in play production. Theatre design teaches skills that range from set and costume design to lighting and sound design. Undergraduate students are also able to work for the university’s productions and gain hands-on experien...

Theatre department to perform ‘Three Sisters’ with guest director

Dejuan James and Payton Core rehearsing at the Vonnie Borden on Nov. 8.  “I’ve liked growing as an actor. This has been the most challenging role ever in my life,” shared Core. Jacob Lofton/The Lion’s Roar

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2019

From Nov. 19-22, the university’s theatre department will be performing Anton Chekov’s play “Three Sisters.” To help direct the play, the department enlisted the aid of Clarence Gilyard, professor at the University of Nevada, a published author and an experienced actor and director. Gilyar...

‘Dracula’ actors honored at this year’s Vonnies

The 2019 Vonnies recognized members of Alpha Psi Omega and the theatre department for their contributions throughout the 2018-2019 season.

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2019

Alpha Psi Omega celebrated the end of the season for their performances with an award ceremony. The Vonnies was held at the Vonnie Borden Theatre on May 18 at 7:30 p.m. where those associated with the theatre department and APO were recognized with awards. The university theater department perfrmed...

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...

A look into the Inkslinger production

Breanna Rexwinkle, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019

The university theatre program began preparations for the performance of “She Danced with a Red Fish,” the winner of the 2018 Inkslinger Playwriting Competition. The play, written by Carolyn Nur Wistrand, will be performed on Feb. 19-22 from 6:30 -7:30 p.m. The competition called for an origi...