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Performing arts fall season preview

Performing arts fall season preview

Dauntae Green, Managing Editor August 29, 2021

This fall performance season promises monsters, light shows, pigs, war letters - and you betcha - even a Wisco comedian. Expect "Lights, camera, action" from your favorite campus performance venues in...

Ivy Steege, a junior  BFA theatre performance major, plays the role of Tiresias in the UW-W production of Antigone.

The makings of a play

Scarlett Spagna, Journalist May 2, 2021

The show must go on, and so it shall. But the production of plays is changing fast with the times, and now more than ever due to COVID-19 adaptations. The Theatre & Dance Department always strives...

Beginning Tuesday. April 27, watch Michael Garcia (left) and Erica Wright (right) step into their roles as Alan Raleigh and Veronica Novak in UW-Ws production “God of Carnage.”

God of Carnage

Karley Garcia, Photography Editor April 25, 2021

Jumanji: The Next Level

Jumanji: The Next Level

Matt Ellis, Assistant Arts and Recreational Editor October 4, 2020

Jumanji: The Next Level is an action-packed comedy film that features popular actors. The must see film includes; Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, and Nick Jonas among others. Catch Jumanji: The...

The Acting Comapany/Guthrie Theatre production of Hamlet

Young Auditorium hosts Shakespeare

January 29, 2014

Jan. 29, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus Death and tragedy often evoke morbid thoughts, but in “Hamlet” and “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead,” the topics are addressed through drama and dark...

Holiday spirit travels from Broadway to UW-W

Holiday spirit travels from Broadway to UW-W

December 13, 2013

By Abrielle Backhaus   It’s the holiday season, and “Neil Berg’s Broadway Holiday” is on its way to the UW-Whitewater campus to spread the season’s tidings. “Neil Berg’s Broadway...

Students arrange entire theater production

Students arrange entire theater production

October 22, 2013

By Abrielle Backhaus   While most theater students were involved in the play “Dracula,” four BFA theater performance majors prepared a completely student run-show, “Speed-The-Plow.” The...

UW-W celebrates play’s 75th anniversary

UW-W celebrates play’s 75th anniversary

April 17, 2013

  Production of ‘Our Town’ joined by Emmy Award-winning actor : The UW-Whitewater theater department will end the year with a 75th anniversary performance of the play “Our Town” this...

Lesh

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,...

Theater student makes NYC debut

Theater student makes NYC debut

January 23, 2013

  UW-Whitewater senior Jake Lesh has officially made his New York debut. On Jan. 15, the theater major reprised his role as Edwin Booth in a staged reading of “The Edwin Booth Company Presents….” “It...

New Name, New Face, New Style

January 23, 2013

  Royal Purple Spotlight section gets new name:   “Imaginative, creative, and nonscientific branches of knowledge considered collectively.” That is the definition of the arts. “Activity...

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