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Jun 14, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Uwishunu: Azuka Theatre Hires Ryan ’11, Stage Manager of 'Hazard County'

Uwishunu recently featured Azuka Theatre’s new annual program, The New Professionals, "[which is] dedicated to showcasing the talents of recent college graduates as they prepare to enter the professional ranks." Carrie Ryan ’11 is among these recent graduates and serves as stage manager for the...

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Jun 12, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Montgomery Media: Theater Students Design Montgomery Theater’s Production 'Any Wednesday'

Montgomery News reported that Ro Gauger ’13, Mariah Frazier ’15, Heather Markowitz ’14 and Ruth Oliver ’13 have been given a special learning opportunity as set designers for Montgomery Theater’s upcoming production, “Any Wednesday” a comedy written by Muriel Resnik. Michael Kerns,  Arcadia's...

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May 2, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

An Exquisite Journey: Krafchick ’54 Revisits 'The Children's Hour,' 60 Years Later

Marcelline Krafchick ’54, Arcadia University’s first Fulbright Scholar, returned to campus to reconnect with friends, tour the new Commons student center and attend the inauguration ceremony of the 20th president of the University, Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III. A renowned literature and drama scholar,...

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Apr 26, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

RWA Features Guest Blogger Kimberly Gardner

The Futuristic, Fantasy and Paranormal (FF&P) Special Interest Chapter of the Romance Writers of America featured guest blogger Kimberly Gardner's original piece, "My Muse Has Left Town," on March 8. Gardner earned a  B.A. in Theatre Arts from Arcadia University and has been writing...

Apr 20, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Theater Major Diamond ‘Dares to be Brilliant’

Theater Arts and Acting major Rachel Diamond ’12 has already tasted success in the dynamic and unpredictable world of theater: performed in a professional off-West End production in London, wowed hundreds of her peers at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) and premiered...

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Apr 13, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Media: Arcadia University Presents 'The Children's Hour,' April 19-29

The Colonial (Fort Washington, Pa.) reported on Arcadia University's upcoming production 'The Children's Hour,' April 19 through 29 on the MatinStage in the Spurance Fine Arts Center. Set in an all-girls boarding school in 1930s New England, Hellman's play is a cautionary tale about the power of...

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Apr 13, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Stage Directions: Arcadia Premiers 'The Swing of the Sea,' Featured in National Festival

Stage Directions recently listed Arcadia University for producing the premier of  The Swing of the Sea, written by Molly Hagan, in the 44th annual Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts National Festival schedule, which will take place in Washington, D.C., April 16-21. Hagan is the recipient of the...

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Apr 4, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Philly.com: Conda '03 Develops 'Rock & Awe' Cabaret Series

Philly.com featured Jessica Conda ’03, an artist in residence at Brat Productions, a club-based theater company in Philadelphia, Pa., on March 29. She recently developed a distinct mix of snarky glam-and-garage punk and brassy vocal-narrative cabaret dubbed "Rock & Awe." "The series is designed...

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Apr 4, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Montgomery Media: Arcadia University Theater Presents 'The Children's Hour,' April 19-29

Montgomery Media recently listed Arcadia University's production 'The Children’s Hour,' which runs April 19 to April 29 on the MainStage in the Spruance Fine Arts Center, in the Montgomery Life Events Calendar section. Set in an all-girls’ boarding school in 1930s New England, Hellman’s play is a...

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Apr 4, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Chagrin Valley Times: Arcadia Theater Production Gains National Attention

Chagrin Valley Times recently reported on Arcadia University's production of The Swing of the Sea, written by Molly Hagan, winner of the National Student Playwright Award at the 2012 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF). Arcadia's Theater Department was the first to produce it...

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Feb 28, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

'Swing of the Sea' Wins KCACTF National Student Playwright Award

The Swing of the Sea was the 2011 winner of the Mimi and Harold Steinberg National Student Playwriting Award, as part of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival's Michael Kanin Playwriting Awards program. This award is in recognition of the outstanding, full length, student-written...

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Feb 28, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Behind the Scenes of ‘Girl Science’

The Bulletin caught a sneak peek of Arcadia University Theater’s production of Girl Science, written by Adjunct Professor Larry Loebell and directed by Rebecca Wright, Artistic Director of Applied Mechanics, with costume design by Jackie Sherman. The small cast and close-knit production team...