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A Classic Fairy Tale Gets a Makeover Children of All Ages Will Eat Up. Figuratively.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The U of A Opera Theatre will give a 20th century retelling of the classic "Hansel and Gretel" at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 and 22 at the University Theatre in the Fine Arts Center.

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U of A Department of Theatre Names 2019 Kernodle New Play Co-Winners

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Playwrights Jason Grote and Alyson Mead have been named co-winners of the award for their plays Desire Path and The Flora and Fauna.

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Research Participants of Color Needed for Arkansas Accent and Dialect Project

Monday, October 28, 2019

Native Arkansans of color of all ages and genders are needed to participate in a research project to study and archive the various accents and dialects of Arkansas.

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TheatreSquared and University of Arkansas Host Faculty and Staff Night Oct. 30

Monday, October 21, 2019

Members of the University of Arkansas leadership team will welcome faculty and staff to TheatreSquared's new theatre facility at 477 W. Spring Street on Wednesday, Oct. 30.

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Summer Class Leads to Fayetteville Film Festival Premiere

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Student filmmakers and Russell Sharman, professional practice assistant professor of communication, produced a short film, Staff Meeting, that will premiere at the Fayetteville Film Festival Oct. 3-5.

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Theatre Alumna Rachel Lynett Receives Artists 360 Award

Friday, September 20, 2019

The Mid-America Arts Alliance named 20 recipients of its 2019 Artists 360 Awards, recognizing top performing, visual and literary artists from across the region, including Department of Theatre alumna Rachel Lynett.

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Faulkner Center Announces New Sound Production Internship Class

Thursday, August 15, 2019

This fall, the  Faulkner Performing Arts Center will offer its first-ever interactive internship class for academic credit.

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Playwright John Walch's Work Featured in 'BrainWorks: The Theatre of Neuroscience'

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Work by the Department of Theatre's John Walch, assistant professor and head of the M.F.A. program in playwriting, will be featured in the upcoming series, "BrainWorks: The Theatre of Neuroscience."

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Fulbright College Faculty Members Honored at 2019 Retirement Reception

Thursday, May 30, 2019

After more than 198 years of combined service, seven faculty members in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences recently retired.

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Theatre Announces Upcoming Season

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Theatrical works include Boeing Boeing, Moliere's Tartuffe, an original work by assistant professor John Walch and the dark comedy Heathers: The Musical.

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