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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...

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Jun 27, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Main Line Times: Shaw ’11 Lands First Professional Role in Azuka Theatre's 'Hazard County'

Main Line Times reported on June 21 that Bailey Shaw ’11, who earned a B.F.A. in Acting from Arcadia University, is playing her first professional role as Quintin in Azuka Theatre's current production of Allison Moore's Hazard County. The production is part of the New Professionals Program, which...

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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 Conda '03 Develops 'Rock & Awe' Cabaret Series 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...