One of John's best students, now an accomplished professional actor and writer, remarked that John's classes were always infused by his own special sense of mischief. As I think about John Edwards as friend, colleague, brilliant theatre practitioner, I note how apt is that word for him.
From Mask and Dagger productions to singing the National Anthem for thousands at this year’s commencement, Amanda Giglio ’18 has been a familiar face on stage and backstage in UNH’s musical theatre scene. It’s no surprise she will be working for one of the Seacoast’s most popular venues.
This March, the University of New Hampshire’s Department of Theatre and Dance will bring the telematic play “Honor Killing” to 3S Artspace in Portsmouth. This is the third year in a row in which UNH has teamed up with 3S in an effort to bring the UNH Arts Center into public view and beyond the walls of the University.
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.