Theatre Department Forced To Innovate With COVID-19 Crisis

September 19, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes (Graphic by Riley Andersen) Utah Valley University’s Department of Theatrical Arts is finding new ways to be innovative with different teaching modes and streaming performance services to adhere to health guidelines amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. After switching to remote learning in the spring, the faculty and students have spent time reinventing their performance art to […]

UVU’s Twelfth Night brings laughter to the outdoors

September 10, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes UVU’s School of the Arts presents Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, making use of the Noorda courtyard for the first time. A must see show For the debut of the outdoor theater alone this show is a must-see. With the efforts of these actors though, if you haven’t seen UVU’s Twelfth Night, you are going to want […]

Students awarded at annual theater festival

February 19, 2012

Reading Time: 3 minutes Several theater students participated in the annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival held Feb. 6-11, at the end of the week, a few lucky students came home with prestigious awards.   UVU prides itself on letting its students experience a hands-on education. This is especially true in the Theater Department, that not only has […]

Othello captures the devastation of tragic love

September 26, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes In a time of war when ordinary men’s lives can end in a torrent of bullets, it is the green-eyed monster of jealousy and mistrust that is often the fateful undoing of a once-great man. William Shakespeare’s “Othello,” a production by the theater department performed in the Courtyard, captures the true meaning of the term […]

Children’s play opens with success.

September 26, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes Take tidbits of the classic tale of Hansel and Gretel and combine it with Cinderella’s fairy godmother and a pragmatic goblin-fighting princess, the result is bound to delight. On the 16 and 17 of this month, the Noorda Theatre kick-started the traveling performance of “The Princess and the Goblin”; performing on campus as well as […]

The Princess and the Goblin

September 12, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes One magical princess, one young mine laborer and one army of menacing goblins: the scene is set for a work that influenced J.R.R. Tolkien to write about the battle for Middle Earth and for C.S. Lewis to write about the imaginary world of Narnia. In partnership with Resonance Story Theater, the Noorda Theater will be […]

Put out the light and put on a show

September 12, 2011

Reading Time: 3 minutes It is a tale of jealousy, selfishness and the downfall of a once great man. And for the first time, people can see a live performance in Utah Valley. “Othello,” directed by Dr. James Arrington, has never been performed in Utah Valley before. The Shakespeare play tells the story of Othello, a moor whose weakness […]