Arcadia University News


October 25, 2011

Cast of 'Metamorphoses' Speaks of Love, Bonds and Blue Jeans

On Monday afternoon, the Bulletin interviewed four Acting majors from the cast of Arcadia University’s most recent theater production, Metamorphoses . Swiveling in the adjustable office chairs in Landman Library's Faculty and Staff Resource Room, Trevor Foehl ’13 , Kelsey Hodgkiss ’14 , Olivia...

college of arts and sciences english theater arts theater

May 18, 2011

Berger Hones Communication Skills with Disney

“Whether you have a great internship experience or not, there is always something to garner from stepping outside your comfort zone and participating in something that is bigger than you,” says Theater Arts and English major Claire Berger ’11 . Berger completed a paid internship with one of the...

college of arts and sciences english internships theater arts

April 5, 2011

Theater Arts Students Raise $800 for Charity

Seniors in Arcadia's Theater Arts program took part in the Walk for Water at Villanova University on Sunday, April 3. "Participating in the Walk was part of a public service project undertaken by the Theater Arts Class of 2011 to benefit Water for Waslala: a not-for-profit foundation dedicated to...

college of arts and sciences theater arts

March 29, 2011

Theater Alum Now 'Directing' Project Management at Texas A&M

“When Brooke Woodruff, IT Manager for the (Texas A&M University) Department of Information Technology’s freshly combined Project Management and Service Desk groups, tells you she’s Arcadia University’s only theater graduate with stage fright, she may be exaggerating ... a little,” according to...

alumni college of arts and sciences theater arts

February 22, 2011

Fashion Mogul Phillips Lands on Cover of 'Verve' Magazine

“I love everything about my work,” says Valerie Phillips ’07 , who recently developed an independent clothing design business, Glister, in Asheville, N.C., that merges sustainability and fresh couture. Recently featured on the cover of the February 2011 Edition of Verve , North Carolina’s Smartest...

alumni college of arts and sciences english theater arts

February 22, 2011

Ryan Studies Military Symbols, Designs Set for 'Julius Caesar'

As part of her senior capstone project, Theater Arts and English major Carrie Ryan ’11 designed the set for Arcadia University’s production of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare. The experience has expanded her skills and appreciation for her craft. ( View photos from the dress rehearsal .) “I...

college of arts and sciences research theater arts theater

February 1, 2011

Theater Students Accept Awards, Advance to Kennedy Center Finals

Arcadia University Theater students advanced to the finals at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for Region II Jan. 11-16 at Towson University, Md. Of the 32 Arcadia students who attended, several students also have been invited to participate in the national festival at the...

college of arts and sciences theater arts

January 28, 2011

Anna Deavere Smith, Mayor Nutter Honored by Americans for the Arts

“At the 79th annual winter meeting of the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM), awards for artists and public officials were presented by USCM in partnership with Americans for the Arts. These awards have presented each year since 1997. Theatre artist Anna Deavere Smith was presented with the...

alumni college of arts and sciences theater arts

December 17, 2010

32 Students to Perform at Kennedy Center Theater Festival

Arcadia University’s award-winning theater department will be taking 32 students to the Region II Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival at Towson University in Towson, Md., Jan. 11-16. Twelve of the 32 students were nominated for their performances: Lauren Myers , a senior Acting major...

college of arts and sciences student activities theater arts theater

November 30, 2010

Shandell Has Essay Published in Journal of American Drama & Theatre

Jonathan Shandell , Assistant Professor of Theater Arts, has had an essay published in the Fall 2010 issue of The Journal of American Drama and Theatre . The essay is titled "The Inheritors of Inheritors : How Susan Glaspell Inspired the Hedgerow Theatre." Shandell investigates the history of the...

college of arts and sciences theater arts

August 3, 2010

Meshejian Part of Conference at Adreinne Theatre

A story in the July 20 Montgomery Life (Fort Washington, Pa.) on the sixth annual PlayPenn Play Development Conference at the Adrienne Theatre quotes Paul Meshejian , an Instructor in Arcadia University’s Theater program. Meshejian is part of the conference that "chooses a select few from a vast...

college of arts and sciences theater arts

March 26, 2010

Douglas Gets National Fellowship at Kennedy Center

The Arcadia University Theater program is proud to have three senior students— Katie Scheidt , Robin Stamey , and Jamal Douglas —participating in the National Festival at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., April 12-18. In recognition of his outstanding work in Home , Douglas ’10 is one of...

theater arts

January 22, 2010

Theater Students Outstanding at Kennedy Center Regional Festival

Arcadia University Theater students earned national awards, regional accolades and the first standing ovation at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for Region II on Thursday, Jan. 14, at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Several students also have been invited to participate in...

theater arts

January 22, 2010

Stamey Wins National Award for Theatrical Design

Robin Stamey ’10 was the Region II winner of a National Barbizon Award for Theatrical Design at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for Region II on Jan. 14 for her light design for Arcadia University’s production of Home. The Barbizon awards give outstanding student designers...

theater arts

January 22, 2010

Seybert a Semi-Finalist in Acting Competition

Elizabeth "Beth" Seybert '11 was a semi-finalist in the Irene Ryan Competition and was selected to compete at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for Region II on Jan. 14 for her role as Nani in The Princess Rescuers . "The first round had 110 nominees," says Seybert. "There I was...

theater arts

January 22, 2010

Douglas Earns Merit Award for Role in Home

Jamal Douglas , a senior Acting major at Arcadia University and a resident of Laurel, Md., was awarded a Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for Region II Certificate of Merit for Excellence in Ensemble Acting. Douglas was chosen for his part in the Arcadia University Theater...

theater arts

January 22, 2010

Canales Earns Award for Ensemble Acting in Home

Taysha Marie Canales , a junior Acting major at Arcadia University, and a resident of Bronx, N.Y., was awarded a Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for Region II Certificate of Merit for Excellence in Ensemble Acting. Canales was chosen for her part in the Arcadia Theater production...

theater arts

January 22, 2010

Pope-McBride Wins Merit Award for Role in Home

Brianna Pope-McBride , a sophomore Acting major at Arcadia University and a resident of Providence, R.I., was awarded a Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for Region II Certificate of Merit for Excellence in Ensemble Acting. Pope-McBride was chosen for her part in the Arcadia Theater...

theater arts

January 22, 2010

Scheidt Wins Region II Award for Make-Up Design

Katie Scheidt ’10 was the winner of the Region II Alcone Company Make-up Design Award for her make-up design for Arcadia University’s production of The Princess Rescuers at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for Region II on Thursday, Jan. 14, at Indiana University of Pennsylvania...

theater arts

January 19, 2010

Valenzuela Sound Designer for 'Any Given Monday'

Mark Valenzuela , resident production sound designer for the Arcadia University Theater program, also has joined Philadelphia’s Theatre Exile as sound designer for Any Given Monday by Bruce Graham, which runs Feb. 4 though Feb. 28 at the Plays and Players Theatre. According to BroadwayWorld.com ,...

theater arts college of arts and sciences