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New musical theater degree begins with outreach, talent search

The first order of business for the UW’s new degree in musical theater is not greasepaint or tap shoes but public outreach and finding talented, committed students.

Arts Roundup: Birds at the Burke, exhibit openings — and Music of Today featuring Garth Knox

The UW School of Music leads this busy week in the arts with performances by the Steve Korn Group, UW Symphony and Music of Today featuring violist Garth Knox.

Arts Roundup: Music, film, drama, lectures — and Chamber Dance Company

This week, the Chamber Dance Company’s 2013 concert is the icing on the cake in a busy week of arts events that also includes the School of Drama’s opening of “The Real Inspector Hound” and the Emerson String Quartet performing with School of Music Professor Craig Sheppard.

Barry Witham chronicles rustic repertory in new book, ‘A Sustainable Theatre’

Barry Witham, drama professor emeritus, discusses his new book, “A Sustainable Theatre: Jasper Deeter at Hedgerow.”

Herbert Blau remembered as teacher, history-making theater pioneer

Herbert Blau, who died on May 3, will be remembered as a theater innovator and scholar who introduced American audiences to avant-garde playwrights such as Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter.

Arts Roundup: Music, art, fiction — and the Burke Museum’s ‘Coast Salish Weekend’

There’s much to see and hear on campus as spring quarter begins — music. art, lectures and fiction — even though the true campus stars are the cherry blossoms.

Arts Roundup: Symphony, chamber singers, organ music and more

The UW Symphony, Chamber Singers, Littlefield Organ Series and more this week in UW arts.

Arts Roundup: Dance, art, music, lectures — and students stage ‘Cyrano’

This week the Undergraduate Theater Society stages the Cyrano de Bergerac story and the School of Drama performs “Pentecost.” There’s also the 2013 Dance Majors Concert.

Arts Roundup: Drama, art, music, lectures — and the Dance Majors Concert

Dance and drama lead this busy week of UW Arts, with the School of Drama’s production of “Pentecost,” the visiting Black Grace dance company and later, the 2013 Dance Majors concert.

Arts Roundup: Dance, art, music, historical photos — and undergraduates stage ‘Burn This’

A new Henry Art Gallery exhibit, a classical pianist performs Nirvana and Radiohead and the visiting Compagnie Marie Chouinard continues the campus celebration of “The Rite of Spring.”

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