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Professor Elisa Gonzales finds an authentic voice

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The point of voice class, says new UMass Theater Assistant Professor of Voice and Acting Elisa Gonzales, isn’t to learn how to sound like everyone else....

UMass Theater creativity helps fuel upcoming WAM Theatre production

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

WAM Theatre, located in the Berkshires, is a professional theatre company that combines art and activism with a focus on gender equity. To open its fall 2020 season, WAM is presenting Lisa Loomer’s...

Katharine Scarborough ‘05 writes a part to fit her talent

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Katharine Scarborough ’05 always knew what she wanted to do: “acting, acting, acting.” However, as a plus-size actress, she found herself relegated to “chubby girl” bit parts — when she could get...

UMass Theater announces a slate of digital projects for Fall 2020

Friday, September 18, 2020

This semester, our venue is a space online instead of a stage. We invite you to join us as we fuse theatrical creativity with modern technology to safely reach the farthest corners of our community...

UMass Theater announces fall 2020 auditions

Thursday, September 3, 2020

In keeping with the demands of the time, UMass Theater is presenting a non-traditional season of short works, rehearsed and presented mainly digitally. ...

Caitlin Smith Rapoport '06 tells stories to shed light on TheDownThere

Monday, August 31, 2020

On tour with a production in Norway in 2018, lighting designer Caitlin Smith Rapoport ‘06 had a health scare that ultimately led to a diagnosis of endometriosis, a painful disorder in which the...