Desktop News | August 2023 The College of Arts and Sciences is proud to announce the Yonder Contemporary Dance Company’s captivating dance concert, “Unstuck With You,” at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland. The production will take place August 5th-12th, internationally showcasing the company’s artistry and creativity, and will be available for viewing in-person throughout the run, with a livestream of the final performance. “Unstuck With You” is a production that takes inspiration from the outer edges of the universe […]
Desktop News | July 2023 The University of Alabama’s choral arts program offers a range of ensembles, ensuring there is a group for every individual who enjoys singing. Whether you are looking for a 1-credit or 0-credit option, UA’s ensembles accommodate undergraduates, graduates, music majors and non-music majors alike. By joining these ensembles, students become part of a close-knit community of musicians who share their love for choral music. Explore the exceptional choral arts offerings at UA and the different […]
Desktop News | June 2023 Zoe Woebkenberg, a College of Arts and Sciences student, is gearing up to showcase her dance performance, titled The End, at the upcoming Young Choreographer’s Festival in New York City on June 2, 2023. With her own choreography, Woebkenberg has poured her heart and soul into this captivating piece, which promises to leave a lasting impact on the audience. From a young age, Woebkenberg ‘s passion for dance has burned bright, and her four years […]
Desktop News | February 2023 The University of Alabama’s Opera Theatre won first place in the National Opera Association’s Division II Opera Productions Competition. The program set out to tackle the challenging production, with its mature themes, of Tobias Picker and Gene Scheer’s Thérèse Raquin based on Emile Zola’s 19th-century novel of the same name. Dr. Paul Houghtaling, a professor and director of opera at UA, was overjoyed as he witnessed his students receive acknowledgement for their tireless efforts. The […]
The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in collaboration with the UA Department of Theatre and Dance, the UA School of Music and other UA community members will present the “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Life and Legacy Celebration: An Evening of Music, Dance, and Spoken Word” on January 26 to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his many contributions to society. The evening, starting at 7 p.m. at the Moody Music Building, includes performances by […]
From the UA News Center | Before the curtain goes up and the lights go down, a myriad of people are working behind the scenes to make sure every performance comes together perfectly. Stagehands, lighting technicians, set and costume designers, choreographers and more work tirelessly to impress the audience and serve the performers well — proving that the talent is not just on the stage, but behind it, beside it and in front of it as well. UA’s Department of […]
The Department of Theatre and Dance is adapting to the challenges of COVID-19 — namely through a virtual 2020-2021 season in lieu of live performances. The department would normally have 13 shows in a standard season. This year, that number is nine.
From the September 2019 Desktop News | Butler Field is a bit more crowded than one would expect for a rainy Saturday afternoon in August. An approaching downpour causes families, students, and friends to hide under large umbrellas and plastic ponchos. Most groups would postpone practices or cancel events in this kind of weather. But the ever-so resilient 400 members of the Million Dollar Band march on, their feet perfectly in time with every beat. For over 100 years, the […]
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