Theatre student to present research at NCUR Conference
UT Department of Theatre and Film student Keeyong Hong is presenting his research/creative activity at NCUR (the National Conference
on Undergraduate Research) April 6-8, 2017 in Memphis, TN. This conference brings
over 3,000 undergraduate students from all around the country to showcase their research
and creative activities. This year, 17 UT students have been selected to present,
and Keeyong is one of them. "In my 13 years of handling the NCUR event, this is the
first time a UT theatre student has been selected to attend, " says Dr. Larry Connin of UT Honors College &
Office of Undergraduate Research.
Fridays on film
The UT Department of Theatre and Film will present 7 classic films this season - each on a Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. in the Center for Performing Arts Room 1039. Films will be shown on 16mm film. Your ticket also includes a soft drink and popcorn. Seating is limited so come early.
September 2, 2016. THE MARX BROTHERS' DUCK SOUP (1933)- Directed by Leo McCarey
October 7, 2016. LA GRAND ILLUSION (1937)- Directed by Jean Renoir
November 4, 2016. NOSFERATU (1922)- Directed by F. W. Murnau
December 9, 2016. SILENT SHORTS: CHAPLIN AND MORE
February 3, 2017. HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR (1959)- Directed by Alan Resnais
March 3, 2017. THE GENERAL (1926)- Directed by Buster Keaton and Clyde Bruckman
April 7, 2017. EXPERIMENTAL SHORTS
The UT Department of Theatre and Film will 5 live theatre productions. Below is the schedule. Visit the Current Season page for details. If you'd like to audition for one of our plays, visit the Audition Information page.
- THE IMAGINARY INVALID
Oct. 14-16 & 21-23
- THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
Nov. 18-20 & Dec. 2-4
- THE 24 HOUR PLAY FESTIVAL
Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m.
- THE KING AND THE CLOWN
Feb. 17-19 & 24-26
- THE INTERNATIONALIST
Mar. 31-Apr. 2 & Apr. 7-9
Updates and News
THEATRE FAMILY Welcomes VISITING FACULTY
Fall 2016 we welcome two visiting assistant professors of Theatre, James Stover and Caitlyn Tella. James will be teaching Acting and Directing, and Caitlyn will teach Voice and Movement. James will also direct THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST in November 2016 and Caitlyn will direct one of her favorite playwright's works, THE INTERNATIONALIST by Anne Washburn, in April 2017.
Theatre & Film Students Featured
Two of our students are featured as representatives of the Theatre and Film departments in the University of Toledo's new "Opportunity to a Greater Degree" promotional debut! Check out their stories here and here.
Alumni Pens Book
New Class: The YouTube Phenomenon, Cinema in Cyberspace
The UT Department of Theatre and Film presented 4 plays and a 16mm film series during the 2015-16 academic year.
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