Christian Castro ’03, ’22 is a husband, a father, an aspiring teacher, a child of Mexican immigrants, and a persistent professional actor for 20 years.
Native American culture is alive and illuminating. A new course from Dr. Shannon Epplett explores the arts and ideas of current Indigenous artists.
Thanks to a collaboration between the Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts and Milner Library, copies of printed programs from the 1978 to 2019 Illinois Shakespeare Festivals are available online in Illinois State University’s institutional repository, ISU ReD. These materials are freely available to everyone.
Mark your calendars for the 19th John Stevens Memorial Golf Outing on Monday, June 13, 2022 at Ironwood Golf Course in Normal. This annual event, which returns after a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, supports the Illinois Shakespeare Festival (ISF) by funding the salary of a professional Equity Actor each season.
School of Theatre and Dance acting major Joshua Thomas was recently announced as the 2022 recipient of the Sutter Family Shakespeare Scholarship for the Illinois Shakespeare Festival (ISF).
The Festival has a wide variety of options, including four camps for youth and two online classes for adults.
The Crossroads Project will present a virtual staged reading of Dear Mr. C by Tidtaya Sinutoke, winner of the 2022 Diverse Voices Playwriting Initiative.
Emergence is comprised of four original faculty works from Darby Wilde, Laina Reese, Greg Merriman, and Kaley Pruitt, along with two guest artist works from Sara Semonis and Morgan Williams and will be presented in Westhoff Theatre on April 21-23 at 7:30 p.m. and on April 23 and 24 at 2 p.m.
Please join us in applauding these accomplished Illinois State University alumni.
William Shakespeare wrote that the world is a stage, and all humans are actors on it. Elisabeth Good ’15 became convinced at an early age that some have only been invited as spectators, specifically individuals with a disability.