Often cited as the seminal work of the Avant-garde movement, Ubu Roi is part play, part performance art, and part art instillation. Originally written and staged – with puppets – to mock a school teacher, Ubu Roi is a French allegory about the abuses of the wealthy that includes references to many classical texts…and the rest is poo jokes. In this translation, King Ubu’s flatulent tale displays his over-indulgent rise to the top and Pa Ubu’s plot to usurp the throne from the King of Poland. Filled with scatological humor, physical inanity, a couple of gorillas, and the entire Polish and Russian armies, Ubu Roi is a messy good time perfumed with a 15 second intermission.
Join the TH264 Lighting Design 1 class and professor Price Johnston as they showcase a unique approach to teaching lighting, sound, and projection design by utilizing Harmonix’s video game, Rock Band. See how the article “How I Did That: Rock and Load with Rock Band” – Live Design Magazine, May 2011, has spawned scores of […]
A musical send-up of the cult favorite 1936 propaganda film (also released as Tell Your Children, Doped Youth, and Love Madness), this over-the-top cautionary tale shows how innocent teenagers will turn from cocoa-sipping sweethearts into demons instantly with one puff of the green stuff, following the devil’s path through robbery, manslaughter, suicide, madness, hallucinations, murder, and (yes) zombies to the electric chair. Not appropriate for uptight squares, pompous narcs, priggish flat-earthers, and, quite possibly, your children.
Kent Thompson, producing artistic director with Denver Center Theatre Company, will give a master class to School of Music, Theatre and Dance students. Kent Thompson joined the Denver Center Theatre Company in 2005 as producing artistic director, and has directed productions of Hamlet, Just Like Us, Other Desert Cities, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, The Taming […]
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