Department of Theatre and Dance

A&S in the News: August 5-11, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the Yonder Contemporary Dance Company, research on a dangerous social media challenge, a theatre to treat autism, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: July 29-August 4, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for summer commencement, research on Parkinson’s disease, a theatre to treat autism, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: July 22-28, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for MothFest, research on voter fraud, the Forensic Science Camp, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: July 15-21, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the American Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive, research on sleep behavior, the upcoming runoff election, and more. […]

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Play about Race, Basketball Wins Professor National Arts Grant

From the July 2018 Desktop News | Seth Panitch, professor of acting and head of The University of Alabama’s acting programs, was awarded a $10,000 National Endowment of the Arts grant to produce his upcoming play, Separate and Equal. He co-wrote the grant with Dominic Yeager, UA assistant professor of theatre, and developed the play with Lawrence Jackson, a choreographer and […]

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A&S in the News: July 8-14, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the Yonder Dance Company, discovery of a massive black hole, the Alabama Blues Project, and more. […]

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A&S in the News: June 17-23, 2018

Read local and national news that features faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the Miss Alabama pageant, research on immigration and crime, the summer solstice, and more. […]

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Michael Luwoye

For most, being cast in a Broadway musical would be hard enough. Landing the lead? Practically impossible. But for Michael Luwoye, the star of the most-expensive and sought-after ticket in Broadway history, becoming Hamilton’s Hamilton was almost an accident. “I started out auditioning for the roles of Hercules Mulligan and James Madison,” Luwoye said. “I […]

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Danni Heverin

The Rockettes are known for their glamour, precision, and determination to be the best. Company member and UA alumna Danni Heverin exemplifies each of these, one eye-high kick at a time. To become one of the Rockettes, Heverin danced for her life against 400 of the best dancers in the world. After several audition cycles, […]

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