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School for Wives runs until March 6

The Illinois State University School of Theatre and Dance will present School for Wives, by nineteenth century French playwright Molière, beginning Thursday, Feb. 26 and running through Friday,...
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Cabaret opens Feb. 12

The School of Theatre and Dance and the School of Music at Illinois State University will present the Tony Award-winning musical Cabaret, opening Thursday, Feb. 12, and running through Saturday,...
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Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage to speak

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter Lynn Nottage will be on campus November 8 and 9 to talk about her plays and attend performances.
Actors Showcase and Design Exhibit

Actors Showcase and Design Exhibit, April 28

Hosted by Illinois State University's School of Theatre and Dance and the Alumni Association, this annual event is a superb showcase of talent, highlighting the creative abilities of the...
Molly Briggs

Q-and-A with Molly Briggs: Theatre major uses scholarship to intern in D.C.

A Friends of the Arts scholarship allowed Molly Briggs, a senior acting and theatre management major, to intern last summer at The Studio Theatre in Washington, D.C. The internship benefited the...

Angels in America performances

The School of Theatre and Dance will perform Angels in America: Part Two - Perestroika by Tony Kushner. Kushner wrote the two parts of Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes so they...
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Celebrating Diversity Through Dance

Celebrating Diversity Through Dance will feature guest-artist-in-residence Gregory Patterson, a dancer, teacher and choreographer. Patterson, whose renowned work heightens awareness and encourages...

Jean Scharfenberg award helps recent alum pursue dreams

Ashlyn Hughes graduated from the School of Theatre and Dance in May and was awarded the prestigious Jean Scharfenberg Award, given to a top graduating senior in acting to help them transition into...
Abby Vombrack

Q-and-A with Abby Vombrack: Friends of the Arts grant opens up opportunities for actress, ISU

A Friends of the Arts grant helped acting and theatre education senior Abby Vombrack unlock opportunities for herself and Illinois State University's theatre program.