Theater Arts

Apr 13, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Boyd Featured in Berkshire Eagle as Honorary Degree Recipient

The Berkshire Eagle featured Dr. Julianne Mamana Boyd ’66, co-founder of Barrington Stage Company, as the honorary degree recipient at Arcadia University’s Undergraduate Commencement on May 19.   Read More

Apr 13, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Theater’s “Spitfire Grill” Highlighted in Broad Street Review

Arcadia University Theater Department was highlighted in a regional roundup of upcoming college and university productions by The Broad Street Review. Writer Mark Cofta named Spitfire Grill one of his “theater picks” for April.   Read More

Apr 4, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Founder of Barrington Stage Company, Former Red Cross Volunteer of the Year to Address Graduates at Arcadia University’s 2017 Commencements

Dr. Julianne Mamana Boyd ’66, co-founder and artistic director of Barrington Stage Company (BSC) in Pittsfield, Mass., and Dr. Samuel Cameron, mental health manager with the American Red Cross and Professor Emeritus at Arcadia University, will receive honorary doctoral degrees and address graduates...

Mar 13, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Theater Takes 10 for Political Action

Theater students participated in The Ghostlight Project’s “Thank You 10” movement on March 8. With “Thank you 10” a common phrase in theater, with cast and crew replying that when a stage manager calls a 10-minute break, members of the Theater Arts program used their break to call their state and...

Mar 13, 2017 Farrah Bradley

Theater Production: Stop Kiss

Feb 15, 2017 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Theater Performs “Stop Kiss” Feb. 23 to March 5

Arcadia Theater brings its spring season to life with Stop Kiss, being staged in the Little Theater from Feb. 23 to March 5. Stop Kiss tells the poignant story of Callie and Sara, who unexpectedly fall in love. Their first kiss provokes a violent attack that transforms their lives in a way they...

Jan 25, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Theater Arts Students Support Inclusion and Diversity Through National Movement

On Jan. 19, Arcadia students gathered outside Spruance Fine Arts Center to support the Ghostlight Project, a national movement to resist intolerance, spread compassion, and ensure inclusion by creating “brave spaces” within the theater arts community. Inspired by the tradition of illuminating “...

Jan 19, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Arcadia Theater’s ‘Speech & Debate’ Reprised at National Festival; Wade and Deal ’17 Recognized for Excellence in Theater

On Jan. 6, Arcadia University Theater reprised its fall production of Speech & Debate at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Region II Festival (KCACTF). One of seven productions invited to perform at Montclair State University, Speech & Debate—by Tony Award-winning playwright...

Nicole Gieselman Dec 20, 2016 7:00 pm

Macie Poskarbiewicz '18, Theater Arts Major

Theater has really made my entire Arcadia University experience amazing. The department and clubs have become my family and my best friends, and they pretty much occupy all of my time. They’ve also given me an amazing confidence in myself and my ability that I never got from high...

Nov 4, 2016 Jennifer Retter

Glaccum Accepts Barrymore Award on Behalf of Azuka Theatre

At the 2016 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre on Oct. 24, Adjunct Professor Kevin Glaccum accepted the June and Steve Wolfson Award for an Evolving Theatre Company on behalf of Azuka Theatre, where he serves as artistic director. The award seeks to increase public awareness of...

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Oct 25, 2016 Jennifer Retter

Theater Arts Alumni, Faculty Nominated for Barrymore Awards

Arcadia University’s Department of Visual and Performing Arts was well represented at the 2016 Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre, a ceremony that honors a diverse selection of performers, artists, and theater companies in an effort to increase public awareness of Philadelphia’s performing...

Oct 24, 2016 Farrah Bradley

Theater Production: Eurydice