Recent UMass Amherst Theater graduate Alison Kerr '17 made the most of her opportunities here, forming creative partnerships and finding mentors and backers among the faculty and alumni who gave her the chance to produce her own work and travel abroad to study.
Back to amazing — Professor Megan Lewis takes a group across the ocean to experience South Africa's Grahamstown Festival
Ed. note: Professor Megan Lewis has been traveling to South Africa with a cohort of students from the department and beyond for some years now. She filed this report of the latest trip.
“Theater with real fire behind it” - Arts and Culture in South Africa 2017
Transferrable skills are good to have, as Technical Director Michael Cottom demonstrated this summer. He worked with Shorelight Education to design a new TV studio that will broadcast courses by UMass faculty to students in China in real time, and once designs were signed off on, Cottom and Scenic Construction Director Brandon Hall worked together to build the new studio in Herter Hall, which is already in operation.