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Theater major brings monsters to life

Jordan Nelson is a theater major in her junior year, but her passion is not for memorizing lines and reciting soliloquies, it is for the behind the scenes magic that happens before the debut – the magic before the magic.

Cabaret opens up to diverse artists

Strings of light twinkled against black curtains. The sound of hula music and thirty people clapping to the beat filled the room as 7-year-old Lola Sanchez’s hips swayed rhythmically.

‘Tartuffe’ delivers satirical bite

Comedy and poetry collided in the theater department’s opening of “Tartuffe” April 20 in Dailey Theatre.

Art Night highlights diversity

As the United States’ president elect was announced Tuesday night, 10 students gathered in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theater to express themselves through art.

‘Citizen’ reading confronts racism

The staged reading of the book “Citizen: An American Lyric” by Claudia Rankine, directed by Shirley Jo Finney and performed by theater department students, ended its four days of performances Sunday.

Bootcamp gives audience monstrous night

Huddled in the left corner, two girls worked furiously, painting and drawing on their model’s face. Specs of gold glitter fluttered in the air as the bright light coming from above bounced off the shiny dust. Drowning Pool’s “Bodies” played as 20 students shuffled, stumbled and limped around in a circle in the center of the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theater.

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