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November 6, 2013

UW scholars offer short takes on Shakespeare Nov. 14 at ACT Theatre

The UW English Dept will hold "Shakespeare Ever After," a series of short presentations on the Bard, Nov. 14 at ACT Theater.

Ten Shakespeare scholars, students and actors, most from the University of Washington, will discuss the Bard’s life and work at Seattle’s ACT Theatre on Nov. 14 — and verily, they’ll be quick about it.


October 28, 2013

New musical theater degree begins with outreach, talent search

Student Annmarie Morro caught in motion during a class in advanced jazz and theater dance taught by Wilson Mendieta. Morro was accepted into the new musical theater degree program.

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.


October 16, 2013

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

The Real Inspector Hound

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.


October 10, 2013

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

The Real Inspector Hound

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.


August 20, 2013

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

"A Sustainable Theatre: Jasper Deeter at Hedgerow" by Barry Witham, UW professor of drama

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


May 8, 2013

Herbert Blau remembered as teacher, history-making theater pioneer

Herbert Blau of the University of Washington died on May 3.

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.


April 4, 2013

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

In Stillness I, by Qwalsius Shaun Peterson.

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.


March 14, 2013

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

The University Symphony will perform with the Chamber Singers March 15 in Meany Hall.

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


February 28, 2013

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

actors in Undergraduate Theater Society's production of "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.


February 21, 2013

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

Black Grace dance company

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.


January 24, 2013

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

A guard takes cover behind dead horses in 1936 during the Spanish Civil War.

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.”


January 17, 2013

Arts Roundup: Exhibits, lectures, books on stage — and a dance collaboration

The cast of "The Rite of Spring" in rehearsal.

A busy week in UW arts, including a dance concert and staging great novels with Book-It Repertory.



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