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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...

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Feb 24, 2012 Sarah Schwartz 'Girl Science,' through March 4 recently reported the opening of the Arcadia University Theatre production of Girl Science, which opened Feb. 23 and runs through March 4. [The play] focuses on Lois, a historian, who selects her great-aunt, Dr. Johanna Vernon, an eminent biologist and "forgotten pioneer of science...

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Jan 27, 2012 Purnell Cropper

‘Swing of the Sea’ Packs House and Stands Up to Stiff Competition at KCACTF

Professor Mark Wade and a brigade of 26 theater students piled into a bus and headed west, about 275 miles, to Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana, Pa., where the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) was held in early January. Only six of them were cast members in...

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Jan 20, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: 'Swing of the Sea' Among 8 Selected from 60 Entries

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette recently reported that Arcadia University's production of The Swing of the Sea was among eight plays selected to be performed at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), held at Indiana University of Pennsylvania Jan. 10-14. In this area, some 34...

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Jan 13, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Wade Gets a Nod from Playwright as Arcadia Stands to Win National Accolades

Montgomery News recently reported that Arcadia University’s production Swing of the Sea is a participant in the 44th annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) for Region II, which is being held at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Jan. 10 to 14. Mark Wade, Assistant...

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Jan 13, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Alumna Poet Explores Jazz Singer Nina Simone, and Herself, in New Book

Monica A. Hand ’75 is a poet and book artist who is investigating a nomadic lifestyle as a strategy for economic, political, spiritual and artistic survival. Her manuscript—me and Nina—received a 2010 Kinereth Gensler Award and was released this month by Alice James Books. "In me and Nina, Hand...

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Dec 21, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Adjunct Theater Professor Berger-Green Named Creative Connector by Leadership Philadelphia

The National Constitution Center’s Director of Theatre Programs Nora Berger-Green, who also is an Adjunct Professor at Arcadia University, has been named a “Creative Connector” in the Philadelphia area by Leadership Philadelphia, a 52-year-old non-profit, non-partisan organization that mobilizes...

Dec 19, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Indiana Gazette: Arcadia Participates in KCACTF, Jan. 10-14

The Indiana Gazette announced the 44th Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival that will be held at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Jan. 10-14. "The regional festival will feature productions from students attending IUP, Arcadia University, Towson University, Bloomsburg University of...

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Dec 9, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

'The Swing of the Sea' Tapped for Regional Theater Festival

Arcadia University's production of The Swing of the Sea (view photos) was one of eight shows selected for performance at the regional Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Jan. 10 - 14. Region II includes universities and colleges located in...

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Oct 25, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

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 Lantz ’...

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May 18, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

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...

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Apr 5, 2011 Purnell Cropper

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 ...