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Student productions take stage

May 7, 2014

May 7, 2014 By Nat Edson   The Directing II class productions kick off this week with two sets of performances. The premiere shows ran on Monday night, with more of the plays being performed on Wednesday. The last day of plays will be on Monday, May 12. Each of these shows will represent...

‘The Soldier’s Tale’ as told by UW-W


March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014 By Lea Staedtler   The Music and Theatre Departments have collaborated to perform a classical theatrical performance of “The Soldier’s Tale.” “The Soldier’s Tale,” is a classic piece by the Russian composer Igor Stravinsky from 1918. It tells the story of a young soldier on leave, ...

Take a journey ‘Into the Woods’

Take a journey ‘Into the Woods’

February 19, 2014

Feb. 19, 2014 By Lauren Piek   The Theatre/dance and Music Departments will showcase the co-produced musical “Into the Woods,” from Feb. 21 to March 1 at the Barnett Theatre in the Greenhill Center of the Arts. The play is directed by theater professor, Jim Butchart, who has directed...

Directing class seeks student actors


February 19, 2014

Feb. 19, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus   Theater can be a major time commitment, but with the Theatre Department’s Directing II course, students interested in acting can perform in small scenes with minimal time obligation. Junior Katie Krueger, a theater management major, said she knows acting in plays and music...

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