The University of Massachusetts Amherst
HFA - College of Humanities & Fine Arts view HFA submenu

Design Showcase East goes virtual with UMass Theater's help

Friday, May 15, 2020

Last weekend was supposed to be Design Showcase East, an important conference in New York City where theater students present their portfolios, meet professionals in the field, and make important...

Lights, Webcam, Action: How UMass Theater adapted to remote learning

Friday, May 8, 2020

On March 11, the University of Massachusetts community was informed of the decision to suspend all in-person classes and implement remote classes after spring break. While this transition was easy...

A game of telephone: Professor Altadonna and students create over social distances

Monday, May 4, 2020

Theater faculty are continually innovating their way around the separation between themselves and their students — and students are rising to the challenge....

Lighting Designer Jane Cox offers inspiration despite isolation

Friday, April 24, 2020

Lighting Designer Jane Cox joined her former professor and mentor Penny Remsen, along with current students and faculty from all areas of theater design, for a Zoom presentation on Thursday, April...

Research is not just for STEM: UMass Theater boasts 4 Rising Researchers in 2 years

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Senior theater major Kit Newell is the fourth theater major in the span of two years to receive the designation of Rising Researcher.