Zoom image from Fall 2020 Saturday Creative Drama class

Spring semester fun with Saturday Creative Drama classes offered for children

Illinois State University Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts offers Saturday drama classes online for children from kindergarten through sixth grade, January 30 through February 27.
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Beyond the Stage: Shakespeare’s Winter

What better way to get through the bleakness of our current winter than reading some Shakespeare, preferably with a hot drink in hand?
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The School of Theatre and Dance presents Shift: Fall 2020 Dance Concert, November 17-19

Illinois State University’s School of Theatre and Dance presents a fall dance concert unlike any before it. In order to meet the challenges of pandemic restrictions, the dance concert will be...
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Top off your night with a virtual production of Top Girls, November 12-14

Illinois State University School of Theatre and Dance presents the final virtual theatrical performance of the semester.
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School of Theatre and Dance presents a Shakespeare classic virtually

Richard III will be presented in two parts: Part One runs October 29-31 with the story continuing with Part Two November 5-7. All performances are at 7:30 p.m. Performances are free and are...
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Illinois State University School of Theatre and Dance presents Fall 2020 productions virtually

The Illinois State University School of Theatre and Dance presents the Fall 2020 season virtually.
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Putting everything on the line: School of Theatre and Dance presents virtual performance of Pipeline, October 22-24

Pipeline dramatizes the school to prison “pipeline” that has grown out of public education and public policy within the United States and has disproportionately affected young men and women of...
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Beyond the Stage interview: Richard III for the digital age

In November, the School of Theatre and Dance at Illinois State University will present Richard III online, setting Shakespeare’s drama of power and political manipulation in a 21st-century...
Artistic blood-splattered white rose behind prison bars.

The Crossroads Project presents winning play of the Diverse Voices Playwriting Initiative, October 28

The Crossroads Project presents a staged reading of the new play "Even Flowers Bloom in Hell, Sometimes" by Franky D. Gonzalez, winner of the 2020 Diverse Voices Playwriting Initiative.
Image of School of Theatre and Dance professor John Stark with Leslie Ann Sheppard after her performance in Sheepdog.

School of Theatre and Dance alumni nominated for 2020 Equity Jeff Awards

Illinois State University School of Theatre and Dance alumni received nominations in multiple categories for the 2020 Equity Jeff Awards.