Seth Panitch, associate professor of theatre at The University of Alabama, will take his play "Alcestis Ascending" on the road this summer to New York City, Havana and Alabama as part of his participation in creative research with the actors and dancers from UA and the Cuban El Instituto Superior de Arte .
“Hermitage Cats Save the Day,” a musical rendering of the book “Anna and the Hermitage Cats,” will premiere at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, in the concert hall of The University of Alabama’s Moody Music Building.
For the 25th anniversary of the Holtkamp organ in the Concert Hall of Moody Music Building, The University of Alabama will present the world premiere of “The Freese Collection,” performed by Dr. Faythe Freese, UA professor of organ. The interdisciplinary performance also will feature the Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre and a NALL art show titled “Violata Pax" (Wounded Peace).
Janelle Issis, a 2011 graduate of The University of Alabama, is competing in the ninth season of “So You Think You Can Dance,” broadcast at 7 p.m. Wednesdays on the Fox network.
"Hell: Paradise Found," a comedy written and directed by Seth Panitch, UA associate professor of theatre, will trod the boards in New York this July in an Off-Broadway production at the 59E59 Theaters in Manhattan.
Seth Panitch, associate professor of theatre and head of the Master of Fine Arts/Bachelor of Arts acting programs at The University of Alabama, will direct an Actors Equity Association Showcase production of his comedy “Hell: Paradise Found” in July at the 59E59 Theatre in New York.
University of Alabama student dancers will be "Dancing with the Bama Stars" Kellee Reinhart, Pat Whetstone, Bob Olin and a surprise Crimson Tide “star” as part of UA’s Arty Party fundraiser March 31 beginning at 6 p.m. in Woods Quad on the UA campus.
Students in The University of Alabama theater honor society Alpha Psi Omega are taking a new twist on the singing telegram this Valentine’s Day by selling Valentine-O-Grams as part of their philanthropy fund raising.
A film by Sarah M. Barry, assistant professor of dance in The University of Alabama’s department of theatre and dance, has been selected for the 2012 San Francisco Dance Film Festival.
The University of Alabama theater honor society Alpha Psi Omega will be presenting the contemporary musical “See Rock City & Other Destinations” Thursday-Friday, Dec. 8-9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Allen Bales Theatre.
Seth Panitch, University of Alabama associate professor of theatre, will lead a group of UA graduate students to Havana, Cuba, later this month to stage a production of American playwright Christopher Durang’s "Beyond Therapy."
The University of Alabama will host Bama Grad Expo 2012, which brings top prospective graduate students to campus, Jan. 12-14, 2012.
Stagings of the musicals “Chicago” and “City of Angels,” as well as classics including “The Seagull” and “An Italian Straw Hat,” highlight the 2011-2012 University of Alabama department of theatre and dance season.
Sarah M. Barry, assistant professor of dance at The University of Alabama, has received a National Endowment for the Arts grant for $15,000 under the American Masterpieces: Dance category.
The Montgomery Performing Arts Centre will open its doors to Huck Finn and all his friends this April with a production of the American musical "Big River" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 15. The University of Alabama's department of theatre and dance is staging the performance.
The University of Alabama's department of theatre and dance is presenting the world premiere of "Moby-Dick," a play by Dr. Steve Burch, UA associate professor of theatre. The play will be performed Monday, Feb. 21, through Sunday, Feb. 27, in the Marian Gallaway Theatre on Stadium Drive in the UA Theatre District.
Donna Meester, associate professor in The University of Alabama's department of theatre and dance and director of costume design/production, has been awarded The Kennedy Center Golden Medallion for her service to the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.
The University of Alabama theatre and dance department presents "Flora, the Red Menace," a musical by the creators of "Chicago" and "Cabaret," from Monday, Feb. 14, to Sunday, Feb. 20, in the Allen Bales Theatre on Stadium Drive in the UA Theatre District.
Sanspointe, a professional dance company based in Birmingham, will present "Dances Fall," a free public performance, at The University of Alabama, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, in Morgan Auditorium.
Henrik Ibsen's classic play “An Enemy of the People” will be presented Monday, Oct. 4, to Sunday, Oct. 10 in the Gallaway Theatre on Stadium Drive in the UA Theatre District as part of The University of Alabama's theatre and dance department season.
Two Native American Music Award winners – Muscogee flutist Billy Whitefox and Cherokee guitarist and vocalist Michael Jacobs – highlight this year's Moundville Native American Festival, from Wednesday, Oct. 6 to Saturday, Oct. 9 at The University of Alabama's Moundville Archaeological Park.
“Screwtape,” a play by James Forsyth based on C.S. Lewis’ “The Screwtape Letters,” will be presented Monday, Sept. 20, through Sunday, Sept. 26 in the Allen Bales Theatre on The University of Alabama campus.
Across the ocean, along the Mississippi, south to the Gulf of Mexico, over to France and Norway and down into hell itself -- The University of Alabama's theatre and dance department will take audiences on many exciting journeys during the 2010-2011 theatrical season.
Allison Hetzel, assistant professor of theatre and dance at The University of Alabama, will present her one-woman show “Considering Georgia O’Keeffe” in July at the East to Edinburgh Festival in New York City and in August at Scotland's Edinburgh Fringe Festival, one of the top theater festivals in the world.
Living history and craft demonstrations, music, dance, children's activities and crafts will help visitors celebrate the reopening of Jones Archaeological Museum at Moundville Archaeological Park.