Sonequa Martin-Green

Theatre, ’07 A native of Russellville, Alabama, Martin-Green graduated from The University of Alabama in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in theatre. Sonequa Martin-Green is best known for her role as Sasha Williams in the television hit “The Walking Dead.” In 2016, she was awarded a role as a lead actress in “Star Trek: The […]

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UA Professor Receives Grant from State Council on the Arts

From the July 2020 Desktop News | Grace Bumbry and Shirley Verrett are amongst the most impactful African American female voices in opera, both rising to esteem in the mid to late twentieth century. The two sopranos famously joined forces in 1982 to perform a recital to honor Marian Anderson, the first African American to […]

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A&S in the News: June 28 – July 4, 2020

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for online performances by the Department of Theatre and Dance. […]

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A&S in the News: June 14-20, 2020

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for digital stargazing and a virtual black box series. […]

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A&S in the News: June 7-13, 2020

Read local, national, and world news that feature faculty, students, and alumni from the College of Arts & Sciences. Most recently, the College is trending in the news for the removal of Confederate monuments and periodical cicadas. […]

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Michael Emerson

Theatre, ’95 A film and television actor, Emerson is best known for his roles as Harold Finch on the CBS series Person of Interest and William Hinks on The Practice. He also played Benjamin Linus on the serial drama television series Lost, and has worked extensively in theatre and narration. Emerson has won two Primetime […]

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Norbert Leo Butz

Theatre, ’93 This UA graduate is a two-time winner of the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical, and one of only nine to win the award twice as lead actor. He made his Broadway debut in 1996 in Rent, and went on to star in Thou Shalt Not (for which he won a […]

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President’s Faculty Research Award Recipients Recognized

Faculty Research Day highlights and celebrates excellence in research, creativity and scholarship by honoring faculty from across campus. Six faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences are receiving this year’s President’s Faculty Research Award. […]

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UA Professor’s Film Headed to STARZ for Black History Month

From the February 2020 Desktop News | UA theatre professor Seth Panitch’s feature-length film, Service to Man, will be featured in STARZ’s programming for Black History Month in February. The film follows white and black medical students communicating and working together during a time of great duress in the country, including the assassination of Dr. […]

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