The Oedipus Cycle: A USNH Collaboration
Published on Feb 22, 2017
It's been 10 years since Greco pillars have graced the Johnson Theatre stage in the way they will this weekend when actors from three University System of New Hampshire schools will stage The Oedipus Cycle: A USNH Collaboration. Students from Keene State College, Plymouth State University and the University of New Hampshire will bring some of the Greek’s finest characters to life in five separate productions in Durham, starting with UNH’s presentation of “Oedipus at Colonus” Feb. 22, 23 and 26. PSU will present “Oedipus the King” on Feb. 24, and KSC will stage “Antigone” on Feb. 25. The UNH troupe will hit the road early next month to bring “Oedipus at Colonus” to KSU audiences March 3 and PSU March 9.
Written By: Tracey Bentley, UNH Communications and Public Affairs
UNH Cultural Stages
Published on Jan 26, 2016
Students in the UNH theatre and dance program spent much of the fall semester collaborating with the world-renown Papermoon Puppet Theatre to create an original production, Sematakaki, which is inspired by the gruesome hidden history of Indonesia during the Cold War. They brought the show to life in December on the Johnson Theatre stage
Papermoon was in-residence at UNH through the generous support of the Woodward Institute for Drama and Dance, which sponsored the residency and production. Cultural Stages: The Woodward International Drama and Dance Initiative aims to promote a greater understanding of world cultures through drama and dance. Ellis Woodward graduated from the UNH class of 1974.
The making of "What's All the ComOcean?" puppet musical
Published on Nov 5, 2015
The UNH Marine Docents and N.H. Sea Grant/UNH Cooperative Extension have teamed up with the UNH Department of Theatre and Dance to write, produce and perform a new puppet musical that focuses on changes in the Gulf of Maine, including warming ocean waters, invasive species and marine debris.
UNH Spring Ballet
Published on Apr 21, 2015
Get a behind the scenes look at the UNH Theater and Dance performance of the classical ballet Don Quixote. Produced by Steven Galante '15 UNH Communications and Public Affairs.
UNH Bring a Boy to Ballet Day
Published on Feb 24, 2015
Ten years ago University of New Hampshire professor Larry Robertson wanted more men interested in his ballet classes, so he started Bring A Boy To Ballet Day. When he retired last year, he asked that the department carry on the tradition.
Produced by Scott Ripley UNH Communications and Public Affairs. Additional footage by Steven Galante '15.
UNH Assistant Professor Szu-Feng Chen
Published on Nov 14, 2014
Szu-Feng Chen won the Outstanding Assistant Professor from the University of New Hampshire in 2014. She teaches theatrical design courses in UNH's Department of Theatre and Dance.
Produced by Scott Ripley UNH Communications and Public Affairs.
Cultural Stages "Song of the Pharaoh"
Published on May 15, 2012
SONG OF THE PHARAOH - By Mohammed Ben-Abdallah, Directed by David Kaye.
This exciting new play is based on the life and times of the legendary "
UNH in the classroom with Deborah Kinghorn
Published on Jul 25, 2012
This is a quick glimpse of UNH professor Deborah Kinghorn's Acting I class. Produced by UNH Video Productions
Song of the Pharaoh promo
Published on Apr 4, 2012
SONG OF THE PHARAOH - By Mohammed Ben-Abdallah, Directed by David Kaye. This exciting new play is based on the life and times of the legendary "heretic Pharaoh" Akhenaten, husband of Queen Nefertiti and father of Tutankhamen, whose story has been the subject of much research and controversy. Filled with music and dance, this epic play migrates between ancient and modern times and incorporates "Abibigromma" a unique form of modern african theatre. WORLD PREMIERE! Written for the UNH Department of Theatre & Dance, Song of the Pharaoh was made possible by Cultural Stages: The Woodward International Drama and Dance Initiative.