Theater Arts

Oct 15, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Behind the Scenes: Arcadia University Theater's 'Messuggah Nuns!'

New season begins with a musical comedy. Story by Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 | Photos by Fig Tree Photography It was just 48 hours before the final tech rehearsal of Messuggah-Nuns!, and Director Mark Wade sat perched in house left, as the cast ran through several musical selections. Though Wade’s arms...

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Oct 3, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Shandell Receives Travel Grant from American Society for Theatre Research

Assistant Professor of Theater Arts Jonathan Shandell received a David Keller Travel Grant from the American Society for Theatre Research for his session, “Experiments in Democracy in the American Theatre, 1900-1950: A Definition and Overview.” The theme for this session comes from a 1932 Chicago...

Oct 1, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Taking Music Education to the Opera

By JEN RETTER ’16 Arcadia University students had the opportunity to see La Bohème, a four-act opera by Giacomo Puccini, at the Academy of Music on Sept. 26. The production marked the start of the opera season, and those who attended had the honor of being the first audience to experience the...

Sep 14, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Loebell's Film 'Dostoyevsky Man' Hits Arcadia's Silver Screen, Sept. 16

Arcadia University will present The Dostoyevsky Man, a film written, produced and directed by Adjunct Professor of Theater Arts Larry Loebell, on Sunday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. in the MainStage Theater, Spruance Fine Arts Center. Admission is free with a valid Arcadia student ID. With the golden age...

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Sep 13, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Chestnut Hill Local: Philadelphia Fringe Film 'Dostoyevsky Man' Filmed at Arcadia University

Chestnut Hill Local featured Adjunct Professor Larry Loebell and the debut of his first film Dostoyevsky Man on Arcadia University's MainStage as part of the 2012 Philly Fringe Festival. The film was partially filmed at Arcadia University's Glenside campus. “I originally thought we would fake it —...

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Sep 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Philly Fringe Festival Blog: Faculty Film 'Dostoyevsky Man' Debuts Sept. 16

Philly Fringe Festival Blog featured a story on Adjunct Professor Larry Loebell's film Dostoyevsky Man, which will be screened at Arcadia University's MainStage Theater, Spruance Fine Arts Center, on Sunday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. True to his art, Larry shot the entire film on his own iPhone. As he...

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Aug 29, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Inside-Out Program Explores Social Justice Through Yogic Path

What happens when you put a dozen students in a room with a dozen incarcerated individuals to practice yoga? It's up to Arcadians to find out. “Living Your Yoga” is a course offered through the national Inside-Out program. It takes students behind the walls of the Philadelphia Detention Center to...

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Aug 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Rosenblum's 'Recto Verso' Accepted into Centennial Juried Art Exhibition

"Recto Verso," an original bronze and mixed media sculpture by Adjunct Professor of Acting Debra Rosenblum will appear in the upcoming Centennial Juried Art Exhibition at Delaware Art Museum from Oct. 20, 2012 - Jan 13, 2013. The sculpture was also awarded second prize in sculpture at the 2011 "Art...

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Jul 24, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Trib Total Media: Lantz ’14 Gains Backstage Experience with Playhouse Apprenticeship

Trib Total Media reported on July 21 that  Olivia Lantz, a junior Acting major, is gaining experience backstage with an apprenticeship at Apple Hill Playhouse in Delmont, Pa., as reported by Alice T. Carter, Tribune-Review Theater critic. “I really wanted to get some other theater experience under...

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Jul 19, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Douglas ’10 Cast as Principal Actor in Delaware Shakespeare Festival

Jamal Douglas ’10 is cast as Lysander, a principal character, in the Delaware Shakespeare Festival's production of A Midsummer's Night Dream, which runs through July 28 at Rockwood Mansion Park in Wilmington, Del. The Delaware Shakespeare Festival is a professional theatre company dedicated to...

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Jul 5, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Montgomery Media: Gonglewski Cast in Arden Theatre's 'Women in Jep'

Grace Gonglewski, Adjunct Professor of Theater Arts and Acting, appears in Women in Jep (July 5-15), the Arden Theatre Company’s inaugural production for The Writers’ Room, an innovative playwright residency program, as reported by Montgomery Media Correspondent Rita Charleston. Gonglewski, who has...

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Jul 5, 2012 JoLynne Bremmer Alumna Appears on Stage at National Constitution Center

Kathryn Hummer ’08, better known in the Philadelphia theatre world as Katie Keith, was featured on for her recent achievements both on stage and behind the scenes. Keith is currently starring in The Living News at the National Constitution Center and directing the Mainstage Center for the...