Theater Arts

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

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...