David Navalinsky in Sightlines: Large School or Small, Creativity has a Welcome Home

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USITT Sightlines June2016 Large School or Small, Creativity has a Welcome Home David Navalinsky Education Commission For anyone wondering who would teach at or why a student would attend a small school, the answer is simple: They are people who care very much about teaching, education, and theatre. Recently I was able to visit 15 […]

THR Ranks the UNC one of the 25 Best Drama Schools for an MFA

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THR Ranks the 25 Best Drama Schools for an MFA The Hollywood Reporter ranks UNC- Chapel Hill as one of the top 25 schools for an MFA in theatre.

Kathryn Hunter-Williams receives 2016 MAP Grant!

Posted by on Apr 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Announcing the 2016 MAP Fund Grantees: Hidden Voices for Serving Life by Lynden Harris, Kathryn Hunter-Williams New York, NY – April 26, 2016 The MAP Fund proudly announces the selection of 36 new, live performance works that will receive a total of $1.1 million in direct support for project development and premiere. Primarily supported by the Doris Duke […]

First Year Seminar Drama 80, Psychology of Clothing: “Covering Carolina: A Social A’wear’ness Experiment”

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Professor Jade Bettin and her Drama 80, Psychology of Clothing class present their final project “Covering Carolina: A Social A’wear’ness Experiment” http://coveringcarolina.tumblr.com/     (You do not need a Tumblr account to access this page) DRAM 080 – FYS: Psychology of Clothes: Motivations for Dressing Up and Dressing Down – The course seeks to help students find ways […]

Kathryn Hunter-Williams receives 2016 MAP Grant!

Posted by on Apr 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Announcing the 2016 MAP Fund Grantees: Hidden Voices for Serving Life by Lynden Harris, Kathryn Hunter-Williams New York, NY – April 26, 2016 The MAP Fund proudly announces the selection of 36 new, live performance works that will receive a total of $1.1 million in direct support for project development and premiere. Primarily supported by the Doris Duke […]

Museum of Science Fiction teams with DDA costume students for exhibition.

Posted by on Apr 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

MFA students and costume shop staff have entered into a very exciting partnership with the in-development Museum of Science Fiction. This link takes you to an article that gives an overview of how we got involved, and you can watch a brief video about it at this link. Students will reproduce a flight attendant uniform from the film […]

An Alumna Ghost Story- Shakespeare student’s verse wins a night in Hamlet’s castle

Posted by on Apr 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

To mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, one lucky contestant is spending Saturday night in Denmark’s Kronborg Castle — known to Shakespeare fans as Elsinore, the setting of Hamlet. “It’s a very different thing to suddenly be in a place that is probably what inspired the play,” Melanie Rio tells As It Happens host […]

Jacqueline Lawton’s ARDEO Reading Date, Times, and Location

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

ARDEO                                                                 by Jacqueline E. Lawton Directed by Kathryn Hunter-Williams Dramaturgy by Jules Odendahl-James Lighting Design and Consultation by David Navalinsky Featuring Nikyla Boxley, Tre Dukes, Mariah Guillmette, Devin Kessler, Mekhai Lee, and Hassiem Muhammad ARDEO is a one act play inspired by research and personal narratives of health practitioners and patients at UNC-CH’s North Carolina’s Jaycee Burn Center. From the perspective of […]

Who’s your LLama? Josh Evans!

Posted by on Apr 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Check out Josh Evans’ newest voice character for Bank of America!  

Kerri Martinsen: Costume Maestro

Posted by on Apr 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Kerri Martinsen: Costume maestro Art and Culture,Artist Spotlight March 31, 2016 5:00 am From Walter Magazine By Liza Roberts                Photographs by Jillian Clark   “There’s a fine line ballet costumes need to straddle between distinction and invisibility,” says Martinsen. “They need to be characteristic of a time, a place, and a character, but never detract […]