DDA Alumna Bekah Brunstetter in American Theatre Magazine

Posted by on Mar 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

http://www.americantheatre.org/2016/03/02/bekah-brunstetter-wants-you-to-feel-the-joy/ Bekah Brunstetter Wants You to Feel the Joy The playwright’s work might deal with weighty subjects, but not so heavy that uplift is out of the question. By Suzy Evans

What is John Patrick up to? Great things!

Posted by on Mar 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

http://millervoicemethod.com/ Templeton Grant for Creativity:  DDA Assistant Professor John Patrick and Kurt Gray, Assistant Professor of Psychology  at UNC  received a Templeton Grant to further their research on theories of effective ways to expand creativity and then how to quantify that growth. Research will continue through this year including workshops that John will host this summer consisting of […]

“Little Dresses for Africa”/ DDA Costume Shop Initiative

Posted by on Mar 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Simple little dresses are sewn by volunteers all over the world and distributed personally by teams led by Little Dresses for Africa, sent with mission groups, and mailed directly. As relationships are formed, needs are met by focusing on 3 areas: Our first focus is to provide a well to a community. Clean water serves […]

PRC Crafts Designer Rachel Pollock and DDA Alum Candy McClernan in Stage Directions Magazine

Posted by on Mar 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

No Hiding Results: Evaluating mask making methods to find the optimal build. The article, entitled “No Hiding Results: Evaluating mask-making methods to find the optimal build,” compiles and elaborates upon a survey of media which McClernan conducted as part of Pollock’s graduate level masks/armor seminar.   http://digitaleditiononline.com/publication/?i=292054

Telling Our Stories of Home: Exploring and Celebrating Changing African and African-Diaspora Communities

Posted by on Feb 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Home The current disruptions to African and diasporan communities through war, terrorism, globalization, gentrification, environmental catastrophe, and mass incarceration offer layers of meaning for “home.” The 6-day conference-festival (spread over two weekends, including a 1-week residency for some of the presenters), Telling Our Stories of Home, will bring together outstanding national and international faculty, activists, […]

Congratulations to PATP alums Nathaniel Claridad and Nilan Johnson on their Drama League Artist-in-Residence award!

Posted by on Feb 19, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Drama League Announces 2016 Artists-in-Residence; New Works to Feature Duncan Sheik & More The Drama League Artist Residency Program, made possible in part by the Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust, offers director/collaborator teams and/or ensembles an opportunity to comfortably develop a new theatre piece as artists-in-residence at the Drama League Theater Center in Tribeca, […]

Playwright Jacqueline Lawton’s “Intelligence” to be part of Arena Stages 2016-17 season

Posted by on Feb 19, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Coming off of the successful run of her play The Hampton Years at Virginia Stage, Arena Stage has recently announced Jacqueline Lawton’s newly commissioned play, Intelligence, will be part of their 2016-2017 season.

3rd Year MFA Candidate Decandia Wins Impact Award

Posted by on Feb 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

For more than a decade, the Graduate Education Advancement Board Impact Awards have recognized new graduate student discoveries that directly benefit North Carolina. Our spring 2016 Carolina Chronicle will describe the research of all of the 2016 Impact Award recipients. For now, the research of one award winner, Gregory DeCandia, will provide a preview of […]

DRAM 165 – Makeup

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

For the DRAM 165 Makeup final inspirations ranged from horror to fantasy to nature to artwork to inanimate objects.  Students were asked to  reach beyond the human to create a look that was created on their human face, arriving at a visual that morphs the human face into something else entirely.