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DanceScapes hosts private performance amid outbreak

DanceScapes hosts private performance amid outbreak

Danielle Klais, Arts & Rec Editor

April 20, 2020

The department of theatre and dance hosted a private performance of DanceScapes March 12 at 7:30 p.m. for the families and friends of performers. DanceScapes ‘20 was originally scheduled from March 16 until March 19 in the Barnett Theatre, but due to COVID-19’s rapid spread throughout the United...

Students choreograph spring show

Senior Rebecca Andraschko hits a dance pose for the “machine.

March 11, 2015

By Hilary Igl   DanceScapes’15 will feature a “machine” made of seven dancers. DanceScapes is an annual spring dance performance produced by students and faculty that exhibit the skills and talents students have acquired through their years of dancing. Performances will be held March...

Students, faculty step out in ‘DanceScapes’

Students, faculty step out in ‘DanceScapes’

April 2, 2014

April 2, 2014 By Lea Staedtler   Faculty and students prepare and present dance and choreography talents in the annual DanceScapes performance. The show features a wide variety of dance and music styles, as well as creative productions blending various styles together. DanceScapes...

UW-W’s new musical showcases senior


February 27, 2013

  UW-Whitewater student Jacob Lesh has dreamed of having a role in “The Drowsy Chaperone” since he first saw it as a freshman in high school. Now, as a college senior preparing to graduate, his dream has become a reality, as he will star as the lead role in this unique musical comedy. “This...

Play mixes superheroes and Shakespeare

October 10, 2012

    Thou flyest through the air like a speeding bullet, and web doth fly from thy wrists. This is an example of what a modern Shakespearean comic book might be like. Students within the theatre/dance department at UW-Whitewater are exploring these possibilities further with the...

Students will ‘connect’ with new theatre production

April 11, 2012

Practical jokes and comedic misunderstandings are the result of an arranged marriage in UW-Whitewater’s upcoming play, “She Stoops to Conquer.” Taking place in the 18th century, “She Stoops to Conquer” was written by Oliver Goldsmith who felt comedy should be funny. For about 100 years,...

Student work highlighted in DanceScapes

March 14, 2012

Every year the Theatre/Dance Department puts together DanceScapes, a dance concert allowing students and faculty members to showcase performances they’ve been working on throughout the entire academic year. This year, 10 pieces will be performed in the production, including a guest artist, seven...

“A Scrap of Paper” to delight audiences this week

April 27, 2011

Student helps direct comedic play inspired by love letter from 1911 Senior Eric Boldger has acted in many plays before, including a lead role in “The Traveling Children’s Show.” Now an assistant director, he is giving directing a chance for the first time with “A Scrap of Paper.” ...

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