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Silverthorne Theater: Live isn't the only theater option during COVID

Friday, January 22, 2021

With COVID-19 stopping all live performances, many theater companies used Zoom as a platform to present their productions. Silverthorne Theater Company, co-founded by UMass Theater alum Lucinda...

New HowlRound position offers student Jemma Kepner space to think

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Since theater major Jemma Kepner discovered HowlRound Theater Commons about 2 years ago, the online platform has become her go-to as a source for contemporary scholarship about theater. She’s used...

Kyle Pasciutti '08 delivers makeup and special effects in COVID times

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

In the credits of the Middlesex Health commercial below is a name that will be familiar to University of Massachusetts Department of Theater members. Alum Kyle Pasciutti '08 adapted to continue his...

Creating Connections and Ideas Online in Theater Design

Friday, December 11, 2020

During this pandemic, we have faced many hardships. At UMass Theater, we witnessed this as we adapted to mostly-remote courses and stringent safety measure for face-to-face classes, calling on...

UMass Fine Arts Center offers a free Conversation with Playwrights Larissa FastHorse and Jasmine Rochelle-Goodspeed '19

Monday, November 9, 2020

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 7 p.m. ET, audiences are invited to observe a special conversation with acclaimed playwright Larissa FastHorse of the Sicangu Lakota nation, as she engages with UMass...

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....