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.
David Kaye, UNH professor of theatre, will deliver the College of Liberal Arts Lindberg Lecture entitled “This Was A Really Bad Idea: Life Vs. Theatre and the Creative Abyss.” The lecture will take place on Friday, October 21, from 2:30-3:30 p.m., with a reception from 2:00-2:30 p.m. Both events will be held in Murkland 110.
The annual Undergraduate Prize Plays will be performed for one night only at the innovative 3S Artspace in Portsmouth, N.H. on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. This special event is made possible by a generous gift from M. Christine Dwyer, co-owner of RMC Research and a Portsmouth City Councilor, through UNH’s NH Arts Initiative Fund.