Theatre students win recognition at festival in L.A.

February 26, 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute Theater students and faculty came together at the Region VIII Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival to see each other’s work and share their own. They also participated in several scholarship competitions, showcasing performance as well as technical theater. The winners of these competitions are invited to attend the National Festival at the Kennedy Center […]

‘Untold Story of the Tortoise and the Hare’ premieres at SCERA

February 11, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Longtime collaborators Chase Ramsey and David Paul Smith have put a high-energy spin on the popular children’s fable “The Tortoise and the Hare”. This production for young audiences, showing at the SCERA Center, places the focus on friendship, cooperation, and honesty. The Tortoise and Hare families are the only animals in town who participate in […]

UVU theater students perform a story of hope

October 5, 2018

Reading Time: 3 minutes [et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] In the intimate Noorda Blackbox Theater, students performed “I Never Saw Another Butterfly.” Though this play illustrates harrowing realities, it also offers a message of hope. Based on true stories, the play gives a heartbreaking depiction of […]

UVU theatre performs recreation of classic Russian story

March 27, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes The classic Russian author Anton Chekhov wrote in a way that resonates with the most basic human emotions: love, complacency, depression, denial, longing for something more. UVU’s department of theatrical arts performed “The Seagull” by Chekhov in the Noorda Blackbox Theatre March 1. Jeremy Sortore, the director,  approached this piece with a different Russian tradition […]