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 […]

Review: ‘Laramie Project’ asks audiences to examine relationship to LGBT community

January 25, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s rare for a theatrical production to bring an audience directly into its world, but in UVU’s production of The Laramie Project, directed by Laurie Harrop-Purser, audiences were placed directly in the aftermath of Matthew Shepard’s murder in 1998. The result was a meaningful and moving production that asked its audience tough but necessary questions. […]

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 […]

Clowning Around: UVU Theatre Arts presents a unique take on “Tartuffe”

September 11, 2018

Reading Time: 3 minutes [et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] The last thing that anyone expects at the theatre is an actor announcing that there will be no dialogue in the performance about to take place. But that is exactly what theatre-goers experienced this weekend in the UVU courtyard. Director Cleveland McKay Nicoll had the idea to incorporate clowning into the UVU […]

‘How to’ succeeds

April 2, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes The theater department’s latest production “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” delights audiences with wit, satire and just enough innuendo.   The business world can be a rough place for young hopefuls wanting to move up. But the theater department’s latest production shows you can get ahead without really trying.   The musical […]