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April 9, 2015 - 12:12PM -

This blog post is by Emily Schweich, junior broadcast journalism major.

Sisi Reid photo by Olivia Brann

Senior theatre performance major Sisi Reid recently represented the University of Maryland School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at the a2ru Emerging Creatives Student Summit in January. She says her experience at the University of Maryland has laid a firm foundation for collaboration in the arts.

I want to expand how much I know as an artist and what I know about different fields.

April 8, 2015 - 12:12PM -

This blog post is by Emily Schweich, junior broadcast journalism major.

Flying V Theatre

April 2, 2015 - 2:02PM -
Megan Pagado

This blog post is by Emily Schweich, junior broadcast journalism major.

Deb Sivigny

Deb Sivigny photo by Daniel Corey
 

UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies alumna Deb Sivigny (MFA Costume Design ’04) gave a gallery talk at the Luce Foundation Center for American Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum on March 21. Her talk, part of the Luce Local Artists Series, highlighted the link between costume design and the fine arts.

“The simple act of putting together an outfit is a very deliberate task, just as putting together these collages is a very deliberate task on these jars.”

March 27, 2015 - 3:03PM -
Megan Pagado

Keith Hamilton Cobb

Keith Hamilton Cobb
 

American Moor

A play written and performed by Keith Hamilton Cobb

Presented by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, in partnership with The Clarice

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 . 5PM
[Multi-purpose Room at Nyumburu Cultural Center

American Moor is a 90-minute solo play written and performed by Keith Hamilton Cobb. The play examines the experience and perspective of black men in America through the metaphor of William Shakespeare’s character, Othello. American Moor is not an “angry black man play,” but rather a play that addresses race in America, the nature of unadulterated love, privilege and American theatre.

March 26, 2015 - 3:03PM -
Megan Pagado

UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
Second Season Gives Theatre Students First-Hand Entrepreneural Theatre Experience

School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies (TDPS) wanted a special kind of experience — one that replicates the entrepreneurial lifestyle of professional performing artists and provides them with the challenges and joys of creating and staging their own production.

March 24, 2015 - 11:11AM -
Megan Pagado

Collidescope

Collidescope photo by Stan Barouh
 

The UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies (TDPS) carries forward its groundbreaking use of art to trigger dialogue and understanding about today’s pressing societal topics.

Known for boldly tackling race and gender equity, sexual violence and other important issues, TDPS announces a 2015–2016 season that follows in the same tradition.

March 10, 2015 - 11:11AM -

This blog post is by Emily Schweich, junior broadcast journalism major.
Trigger warning: Rape

Good Kids photo by Stan Barouh
 

“We’re all good kids,” proclaims one character in Naomi Iizuka’s Good Kids, but what does that really mean? Good grades? A football scholarship? Not getting drunk? Can bad things happen to good kids? Can good kids do bad things?

Rape isn’t something that only happens in a “dark alleyway.” It’s not something that girls “ask for.” It’s not something that anyone deserves. And it’s not something that should hide behind a “wall of silence.”

March 10, 2015 - 11:11AM -

This blog post is by Emily Schweich, junior broadcast journalism major.

Michael Kaiser
 

The DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the University of Maryland welcomes a panel of African American and Latino performing arts icons for Legends in the Field on March 12. The first of three panels on diversity in the arts, Legends in the Field will explore stories of breaking boundaries in the arts.

“I hope that everyone – and students in particular – will find inspiration in the stories of these talented artists,” said DeVos Institute chairman Michael Kaiser.

February 19, 2015 - 11:11AM -

This blog post is by Emily Schweich, junior broadcast journalism major.

Music and Film

Music and film collide at The Clarice with the School of Music’s first ever Music + Film Event, a celebration of new music and film heritage held February 19 and 20.

Nowadays in music, it’s so hard to get a job, so the more you diversify, the more you’re entrepreneurial, the better you’re going to have a chance at making a living with this.

February 10, 2015 - 3:03PM -
Megan Pagado

Good Kids

Good Kids photo by John Consoli

Here's an update on what The Clarice is up to in February and March!

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