Tag: "theater"

Bentley’s theater endeavors earn her $20,000 fellowship from Regional Arts Commission

Bentley’s theater endeavors earn her $20,000 fellowship from Regional Arts Commission

Theater professor Kathryn Bentley is among the St. Louis Regional Arts Commission's fellows photo credit RAC

Theater professor, director, actor and community activist Kathryn Bentley has reason to celebrate in dramatic fashion–she and nine other artists received a $20,000 fellowship from the St. Louis Regional Arts Commission (RAC).  The 10 were chosen from an applicant pool […]

“Fast and Loose” streamlined with ethical complexities, relatable emotions

“Fast and Loose” streamlined with ethical complexities, relatable emotions

"Fast and Loose" actors onstage Photo credit: Valerie Goldston
“Fast and Loose” is a whirlwind of emotions that probes into the complex nature of the human heart.
Theater professor Kathryn Bentley, also director of “Fast and Loose,” said issues dealing with ethics are complex.
“Nobody is exempt from dealing with issues that will make you question yourself and […]

Alfredo Velazquez Carcasses instructing Vincente Yaunner Perez and Yaunelys Rodriguez Fuendes as they prepare for Carmina Burana at SIUE

Music, Theater, and Dance Gear Up for Carmina Burana

The Dunham Hall denizens are currently hard at work getting ready for their upcoming production of “Carmina Burana.” This production of Carl Orff’s 1936 adaptation of the Medieval manuscript of the same name, brings together students and faculty of theater, dance and music for an elaborate spectacle with some Cuban flair being provided by several […]

Director Peter Cocuzza with the cast of "Distracted" at SIUE

Distracted at Dunham

The Department of Theater and Dance will be staging their production of “Distracted,” by Lisa Loomer this week from February 20th through 24th. The fast paced and offbeat play follows a family’s struggle to treat their child’s potential attention deficit disorder. Dealing with difficult subject manner in a somewhat comical way the play defies clear […]

Laura Hanson Article Featured in Sondheim Review

Laura Hanson Article Featured in Sondheim Review

Laura Hanson of the SIUE Department of Theater and Dance was recently had her article, “A Rose by Any Other Name,” featured in the Sondheim Review. The piece examines two Saint Louis based Sondheim productions, one put on by an opera company and the other by a theater company, and in doing so questions where […]

Three Years of X Fest and Counting

Three Years of X Fest and Counting

June 6, 2012 SIUE kicked off the third year of X-fest, five straight days of one night only alternative theater performances. Still a relatively new festival X-Fest continues to grow with increasing diversity of acts, growing audience attendance, and positive feedback.
“So Far so good,” remarked Chuck Harper (Department of Theater and Dance), “We’ve had great […]

Tim Mooney solicitis audience participation in his one man show "Moliere than Thou"

Tim Mooney Performs at SIUE

Tim Mooney performed his one man show “Moliere Than Thou” last week at SIUE’s Dunham Hall. The show features the works of Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, better known by his stage name Moliere, as reinterpreted and translated by Mooney.
In the show Mooney plays an inconvenienced Moliere who is the only remaining member of his production company after […]

Servy-n-Bernice 4 Ever

Servy-n-Bernice 4 Ever

 SIUE’s department of Theater and Dance held their production of “Servy-n-Bernice 4 Ever” last week.
The show follows the rocky romance between Bernice (Sharaina Turnage), an aspiring model, and her recently paroled boyfriend Servy (Thad Wilmore) as they attempt to overcome the complications of the world around them as well as the complications of their own […]

Performers at the 2012 SIUE Black theater workshop

2012 Black Theater Worshop “Where is the Love?”

Last weekend SIUE’s Metcalf theater rang in black history month with their 2012 black theater workshop. The annual workshops are student written, performed, and ran. This year’s director was Sharaina Turnage, and this years theme was, “Where is the Love.”


Bentley performs in "On Golden Pond"

Bentley performs in “On Golden Pond”

Kathryn Bentley. photo courtesy of SIUE.
Assistant Professor Kathryn Bentley of SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences department of theater and dance is performing in The Black Rep’s production of “On Golden Pond.”
“On Golden Pond,” was written in 1979 by Ernest Thomson about an aging couple, Ethel and Norman, who return yearly to their summer home […]

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