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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...

‘The Soldier’s Tale’ as told by UW-W

‘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, ...

Dancer, comedian Xclusive at UW-W

February 19, 2014

Feb. 19, 2014 By Signe Trewyn   Students often have more than one job; Kenneth “Xclusive” Paryo, has turned what would normally be many jobs into one. Paryo said he found his love for dance when he was 13, and while he has fun with it, he didn’t want to dance on stage for an hour. “I...

Faculty donate talents to raise money

Faculty donate talents to raise money

November 20, 2013

Music Mosaics has supported scholarship program since 2002: By Lea Staedtler   Faculty members of the department of music have teamed up to raise scholarship money for incoming and continuing music students, and help students better afford school. Now in its 11th year, the Music Mosaic...

Magic, humor focus of performance

Magic, humor focus of performance

November 13, 2013

By Lea Staedtler   Fans of the “Back to the Future” film series might remember Marty McFly’s hoverboard from Back to the Future II. McFly used the skateboard-like construction without wheels as his personal flying transportation tool. The world’s only real hoverboard is coming to...

‘Memphis’ visits UW-Whitewater

October 23, 2013

By Lea Staedtler   Whitewater students and community members get a chance to see award-winning Broadway production “Memphis” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at the Young Auditorium. Tickets for the show are $14.75, $19.75, or $49.50 for students and $29.50, $39.50, or $49.50 for the general...

New York theater group comes to UW-W

New York theater group comes to UW-W

October 9, 2013

Students can experience classic story ‘Fahrenheit 451’ adapted to play form: By Lea Staedtler   Ray Bradbury’s dystopian novel “Fahrenheit 451” has long been a classic read in many high school English classes. Set in a futuristic world where books are burning and firemen are ...

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