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“Dark Skinned Pavement,” which was presented at the Vonnie Borden Theatre April 27-30, provides insight into the lives of a Black American family who lost their son to police brutality. Written by TJ Young, the play features an all-Black cast.

“Dark Skinned Pavement” shines light on police brutality

Trinity Brown, Staff Reporter May 5, 2021

Last week, “Dark Skinned Pavement'' made its way to the Vonnie Borden Theatre stage, reflecting similar incidents from the past few months involving police brutality and protests.  The play premiered...

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.

Vonnie Borden takes on socially-distanced season

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...

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...

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

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...

Students rehearse for Dracula, the theatre programs first play of the season.

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...

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.

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