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Celebrating Blackness: Alums create space for Black love and joy

Thursday, July 23, 2020

“I know that art heals, that art leads the way, art is expression, art is joy, art is love.” 

So says UMass graduate student Sabine Jacques. As she considered how she could support the Black community while people grieved George Floyd’s killing and protested police brutality, it was her experience as an artist that helped her find a way to do so.

Department of Theater Fall 2020 FAQ

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

We are open for business! We are excited for fall and crafting a semester that offers rich opportunities for learning and theater-making. In response to the safety needs demanded by the COVID-19 pandemic, we are operating mostly remotely, with select low-density elements of face-to-face instruction in a few classes.

Friendly Artist Collaborative brings artists together to speak to the times

Monday, July 13, 2020

Sometimes, an idea comes along at just the right moment to help you express what you’re feeling about the world....

Maegan Allen '20 shows us what goes into a stage manager's bag

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

What does a well-prepared stage manager bring with them to rehearsal?...

Scenic Artist Athena Parella '17 embarks on a gilded career

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Athena Parella worked on the Fantasy Fair Backdrop for Joffrey Ballet's production of The Nutcracker....

Eggtooth Productions finds ways to make theater despite social distancing

Friday, May 22, 2020

As participants travel along the boardwalk to this conservation area, they can listen to Eggtooth's Promenade (over the still world) soundscape. ...