Dive into some of the work and experiences of the Bessie Award winning Talvin Wilks. His work in theater and dance uncovers the stories of individuals, generations and minority cultures while working with renowned artist Ping Chong and other major choreographers
Taking the path less travelled, senior Matthew Meeks graduated with a degree in Management Information Systems (MIS) and a theater minor bringing together his solid business and management education to play the role of stage manager.
Alum Annie Hanauer (BA '09) was recently profiled in Dance magazine. "I remember having a crisis when I was accepted, saying, 'Am I ever going to get a job, because I've got one arm, you know?" she remembers dryly. The dance department at the University of Minnesota welcomed and nurtured her, and the curriculum helped widen her horizons.
Directed by Lisa Channer, Head of the BA Performance Program and Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance, "The Secret Garden" is a musical retelling of the beloved children’s book.
Theatre artist Anne Basting, PhD, who was awarded the McArthur Foundation Genius Award in 2016 returns for a combination homecoming celebration and to speak at free public presentation about her unusual work.