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American Society for Theatre Research Awards and Grants

November 14, 2023

Adam Versényi was recently awarded an Honorable Mention for his work on translating The Dramaturgy of Space by Ramón Griffero. This was a part of the annual ASTR Awards and Grants, which awards research fellowships, travel grants, and publication awards … Read more

The DDA had a strong presence at the 2023 USITT-SE conference

October 25, 2023

PRC production staff Laura Pates and Amy Evans led sessions on their areas of specialty, and costume production MFA grad won a prize in the student expo for her CDC embroidered Western suit created for tailoring class last spring.

Behind the scenes with Kenan Theatre Company

October 19, 2023

Part of the dramatic art department, Kenan Theatre Company offers a space for undergraduate students of all majors to learn essential elements of theater — including acting, production and technical skills — from professional directors and one another. For the … Read more

In Memoriam

September 7, 2023

Milly S. Barranger., an author, educator and producer, died on August 21st in New York with her daughter, Heather and wife Liz Woodman, at her side. Ms. Barranger was an author who wrote books about women in the theater as … Read more

Winston Conrad

April 6, 2022

It is with heavy hearts that we share the unexpected passing of Winston Conrad, Karenin from KTC’s Fall 2021 production of “Anna K.” Winston was a talented and promising performer, but even more so than that a beloved friend to … Read more

Rachel and Athene have published an article!

March 22, 2022

An article by costume production MFA candidate Athene Wright and PRC crafts artisan Rachel E. Pollock, “Thoroughly Modern Millinery”, is featured on the cover of the winter edition of Theatre Design & Technology. The piece summarizes their research into 3D scanning … Read more

The Dramaturgy of Space and Imagined Theatres-Chile

February 8, 2022

Chair of Dramatic Art, Adam Versényi has published his translation of Chilean playwright/director Ramón Griffero’s The Dramaturgy of Space. He has also co-edited and co-translated Imagined Theatres-Chile:, in a bilingual English/Spanish edition with Alexandra Ripp, Mauricio Barria, Anne García-Romero, Pía Gutiérrez,  and … Read more

Posters accepted for USITT conference!

January 11, 2022

Athene Wright and Sherry Wu’s abstracts were both accepted to the costume commission poster session at the USITT conference this year!