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CSU Theatre staff recognized by KCACTF for support of students

According to the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival region 7 newsletter, the HORACE ROBINSON/JACK WATSON AWARD is awarded to faculty/staff who show dedication and support for their students, going above and beyond the normal duties expected of university faculty. At the annual Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) Region VII conference, hosted by […]

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Theatre students awarded at 2020 KCACTF

  CSU’s 2020 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region VII Awards Scenic Design—Meritorious Achievement: Whitney Roy, junior theatre major for Cabaret Costume Design—Regional Award for Achievement: Laura Myers, senior theatre major for Cabaret Costume Design—Barbizon National Award for Excellence in Costume Design: Hannah Garcia, senior theatre major for One Man, Two Guvnors, will compete […]

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‘The Samuel Beckett Experience’ cuts deeper than absurdity

By Scott Powell; Reprinted with permission from the Rocky Mountain Collegian It’s easy to be intimidated by Samuel Beckett. He’s the kind of playwright who, to the general public, has largely devolved into nothing more than a sneering inside joke among elitist members of the theater world — the kind of playwright often name-dropped at […]

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CSU Theatre and Social Work students practice speaking up to help others

By Tricia Howley It looks a lot easier in a movie. A bartender notices two young women, who are clearly a couple, being followed around the brewpub by two young men. She walks over and calmly but firmly announces harassment won’t be tolerated. An employee at a medical clinic hears a patient being mis-gendered by […]

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Cabaret, the musical, opens this week at the UCA

The Colorado State University School of Music, Theatre, and Dance presents Cabaret, the musical composed by John Kander with lyrics by Fred Ebb. The play opens on Nov. 8 at the University Center for the Arts and runs through Nov. 17. The production is directed and choreographed by Noah Racey by Noah Racey with musical […]

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare opens at the UCA this weekend

Lovers and madmen have such seething brains, Such shaping fantasies, that apprehend More than cool reason ever comprehends. — William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream The play opens on Oct. 5 If the merriment being experienced by the actors and crew in rehearsing the show is any indication, audiences will love CSU’s upcoming production of […]

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Theatre Director Price Johnston receives national URTA award

  Colorado State University Director of Theatre Price Johnston has been selected to receive an URTA Excellence Award in Undergraduate Training from the University Resident Theatre Association (URTA). in the area of Projection/Media Design. In addition to his role as director, Johnston is associate professor of theatre in Lighting, Sound, and Projection Design. In a […]

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New Theatre professor to teach Shakespeare

Join CSU’s new acting professor, Saffron Henke, as she brings new depth to Reading Shakespeare for the Theatre (TH 240). The course, which is also open to non-theatre majors, covers reading and speaking Shakespeare texts—comedies, sonnets, and romances—to develop various approaches for understanding and performing his work to modern audiences. Prerequisite: TH241 Text Analysis; can […]