Theater Arts

Oct 24, 2016 Farrah Bradley

Theater Production: All in the Timing

Oct 24, 2016 Farrah Bradley

Theater Production: Midway

Oct 24, 2016 Farrah Bradley

Theater Production: Miss Julie

Oct 24, 2016 Farrah Bradley

Theater Production: New Perspectives
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Oct 5, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Austin ’09, Stamey ’10 Offered Residencies at Philadelphia Design Center

Becca Austin ’09 and Robin Stamey ’10, graduates of Arcadia’s Theater Arts program, were awarded residencies at the Philadelphia Design Center, a workspace that provides advanced software technology, production equipment, and textile facilities to the theatrical design community. Supported by The...

Aug 18, 2016 Caitlin Burns

Shandell Co-edits Anthology That Examines ‘Experiments in Democracy’

Jonathan Shandell, associate professor of Theater Arts, co-edited Experiments in Democracy: Interracial and Cross-Cultural Exchange in American Theater, 1912-1945, alongside Dr. Cheryl Black, professor of theatre and director of graduate studies at the University of Missouri. Published by Southern...

Apr 6, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Acrobatics and Puppetry Take the Stage as Midway Comes to Life

By Shani Carrington '18 On Thursday, April 7, Arcadia’s theater performers will step aside as puppets take center stage in Midway, the puppet show for adults written by Arcadia instructor and costume shop manager Alisa Kleckner. The show runs at the MainStage Theater through April 17. Midway...

Animation work from The Making of Midway.

Mar 23, 2016 Courtney Wright

The Making of Midway: Students Blog About Upcoming Adult Puppet Show

By Lana Valente ’19 While the upcoming adult puppet show Midway depicts an unlikely duo's love story, apprentices Arianna Kendra '17 and Rose Fahringer '19 are writing their own story about life behind the scenes. The Making of Midway follows Kendra and Fahringer’s hard work crafting the...

Arianna Kendra ‘17, Gabriella Santoro ‘16, and Damien Figueras ‘16 holding awards for their theater work.

Feb 18, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Students Honored at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

By Lana Valente '19 Arianna Kendra ‘17, Damien Figueras ‘16, and Gabriella Santoro ‘16 were awarded scholarships, grants, and other prizes for their work in Arcadia theater productions at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Region II Festival (KC/ACTF), Jan. 12-...

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Feb 16, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Q&A: Alan Cumming

On Oct. 8, the Tony Award-winning, Emmy-nominated, New York Times-bestselling author Alan Cumming visited campus to meet with students and discuss his memoir, Not My Father’s Son, which was Arcadia’s First-Year Common Read selection. More than 1,200 students, alumni, and...

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Dec 22, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Through Dec. 27, Kleckner’s Puppets in ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Hedgerow Theatre

Alisa Sickora Kleckner, costume shop manager and adjunct professor of visual and performing arts, helps bring Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol to the Hedgerow Theatre in a production featuring puppets she designed and created. The production runs daily through Dec. 27, with two showings on Dec...

Nov 18, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Four New Works from Women Playwrights Take Center Stage in 'New Perspectives'

By Shani Carrington '18 Not everyone is a great swimmer. A forgivable offense for a human, but for a shark, being a bad swimmer is a daily annoyance. The dark comedy Bite Me, one of four plays running through Nov. 22 in New Perspectives: Four Plays by Four Women, follows one shark’s attempts...