"This room of people is so incredible. It feels so much like home really, there’s so much creativity and problem-solving going on here and it’s so incredible what everyone is putting together… we’re all in the same boat and we’re all on the same team and it’s just been an awesome, awesome process."
Talvin Wilks, associate professor in the department of theatre and dance, talks about Prenumbra Theater's most recent production. "Benevolence" examines what happened after Emmett Till's murder, tracking the lives that went on after Till was gone.
UMN Professor Michal Kobialka will curate and chair a public panel discussion in Kraków on "the workshops and the performative action, with reflections on the function of the object, its objectness, and the staging of difficult pasts across theatrical and museal frames".
TAD senior Claudia Errickson, who specializes in lighting design and technology, has sought out countless volunteer and freelance opportunities in and around the Twin Cities, gaining valuable hands-on experience in the process.
The Department of Theatre Arts & Dance and the College of Liberal Arts is proud to announce new Department Chair, Mathew J. LeFebvre. LeFebvre has been a faculty member within the theatre program for over 20 years and brings professional and institutional experience.
“We feel bigger and more human. It’s something that gives me back my life.” Professor Sonja Kuftinec discusses “A Contested Home,” a collaborative project with Adjunct Professor Avigail Manneberg, which aims to engage with Palestinian displacement and diaspora through Theatre of the Oppressed and other art techniques.
This talk focuses on the history of CLA traced through the commemorative objects; on the critique of experience as shaped by state of the college addresses; and on the critical reflection about our intellectual and pedagogical activities.