“I wanted to help create the magic of what theatre is.” UMN alum Ellie Simonett embraced life behind the scenes by specializing in theatrical lighting. In spring 2019, Simonett was elected as the president of UMN’s student chapter of USITT (United States Institute for Theatre Technology). She explains how she worked her way up to be assistant lighting designer, later designing a few shows herself.
7/23/20 | An update on the 2020-21 production season in relation to COVID-19 and anti-racist actions, a departmental statement in response to the Murder of George Floyd, remembering those who have passed, and more.
"How do we imagine what we make now, in a world like this?" UMN Dance Program Director & Black Label Movement’s Carl Flink discusses the future of Black Label Movement and how we can make art after George Floyd's death and in a COVID-19 world.