Three UNH dance students along with Prof. Gay Nardone visited China this past May on a trip sponsored by the UNH Confucius Institute. The UNH students participated in three performances at Chengdu University and at Chengdu Institute of Technology. In addition to the dancers, the UNH contingent included Prof.
Thirty-six delegates from the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA), representing sixteen states, attended Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C., last month, among them Raina Ames, associate professor of theatre at UNH. Ames is a member of the Association’s New Hampshire board and one of only five members nationally to receive
A new Dover Middle School program pairs UNH theatre education students with special education students.
On a Tuesday afternoon in early November at Dover Middle School (DMS), dinosaurs roamed the auditorium. Meanwhile, Cinderella, Rapunzel and other characters tried to fix a broken time machine and make it back home for a dance party.
Every four years, the University of New Hampshire Department of Theatre and Dance, in conjunction with “Cultural Stages: The Woodward International Drama and Dance Initiative,” is honored to select a brand new play to be presented as a part of its Main Stage Season.
Nina Louise Morrison, instructor of playwriting at the UNH Theatre & Dance Department, was chosen by the Massachusetts Cultural Council to recieve a 2017 Artist Fellowship in Dramatic Writing. Morrison is one of sixteen artists who will receive a $12,000 fellowship.
A history major and the theatre and dance department help a 300-year-old town come to life on stage.
Capturing the spirit of a 300-year-old community in a single play is no easy task. And so, when Stratham community members began making plans for a stage play to celebrate the town’s 300th anniversary, they knew collaboration would be vital.