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UA Theatre Professor Selected as SEC Faculty Achievement Award Winner

Southeastern Conference officials announced Wednesday that Seth Panitch, professor of theatre, was chosen as the 2016 SEC Faculty Achievement Award winner for The University of Alabama.

Panitch, who also serves as director of MFA and Undergraduate Acting Programs at UA, said he is both supremely humbled and honored to receive the award and to represent the University as one of only 14 professors across the SEC to be selected for the honor.

UA’s Sonic Frontiers Series Presents Five Days of Collaborative Art Performances

Each day from Monday, Feb. 29, to Friday, March 4, a different artist who specializes in a particular medium will create a new piece while musician and composer Dr. Andrew Raffo Dewar simultaneously creates new saxophone and electronic music. The work of each of the six Alabama-based artists will inspire the sound that Dewar creates, and in turn their work will be inspired by his music.

Broadway-bound musical, “The Countess of Storyville,” comes to UA

Murder, prostitution, war, greed, racism and politics all collide in New Orleans’ historic red light district of Storyville in the musical, “The Countess of Storyville,” coming to The University of Alabama’s Marian Gallaway Theatre Feb. 16-20.

UA Theatre and Dance Kicks Off 2015-16 Season with ‘Seduced’

UA Theatre & Dance begins its 2015-2016 season with American playwright Sam Shepard’s drama, Seduced, September 21-27 in the Allen Bales Theatre. The play centers on the final days of a paranoid tycoon, based on billionaire recluse Howard Hughes.

UA’s Dance Program Ranked 15th in the Nation

A new ranking of college and university dance programs ranks The University of Alabama 15th in the nation among public and private universities.

Costume Design Process Depicted in Exhibit at UA Gallery

Research, sketches, mock-ups, photographs and actual costumes curated by The University of Alabama’s Donna Meester will be displayed Sept. 4-25 at UA’s gallery in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa.

UA’s Arty Party to Benefit Theatre Program with ‘Cast Party’

The 11th annual Arty Party fundraiser will be held Friday, April 17 at 6 p.m. at The Pavilion at Cypress Inn. All proceeds will benefit theatre scholarships in UA’s department of theatre and dance.

UA to Present ’42nd Street’ in Mobile

The award-winning musical “42nd Street” will be performed by The University of Alabama’s department of theatre and dance at the Mobile Civic Center April 9.

UA Theatre Students to Perform Tributes to Tennessee Williams

University of Alabama theatre students will perform dramatic readings from the plays of Tennessee Williams, including performances from “Glass Menagerie” and “A Streetcar Named Desire,” on March 2 and 3 as part of a tribute to Williams and his friendship with Dr. Marian Gallaway, longtime professor of theatre at UA and director of UA’s department of theatre from 1947-1973.

UA Theatre and Dance Showcase Returns for 2015

The University of Alabama department of theatre and dance begins the second half of its 2014-2015 season with Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre in Morgan Auditorium, from Feb. 10-14.

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