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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...

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.