2011-12 Archive

Student designs hair and makeup for 'Pippin'

As a hair and makeup designer for the upcoming William & Mary production of "Pippin," Ruth Hedberg is making sure that each character not only plays his or her part, but looks it as well.

W&M revamps approach to updating arts facilities

Upgrades to facilities will be completed in multiple stages over several years, said Vice President of Administration Anna Martin. Theatre and music departments to be addressed first.

Reves Faculty Fellows announced

Funding supports faculty-student research and collaboration on internationally-focused, engaged scholarship.

Students head to DC to network with theatre alumni

This week, thanks to a new opportunity offered through the department, a group of William & Mary students will take steps to build their respective networks by meeting with alumni who are now working successfully in the world of theatre in Washington D.C.

Father, son duo light 'Night of the Iguana'

Christopher and Jeremy Owens are putting their knowledge together to light William & Mary Theatre's upcoming production of Tennessee Williams' "Night of the Iguana."

Theatre professor receives Dakila Award in education

Associate Professor of Theatre Francis Tanglao-Aguas recently received the 2011 Dakila Achievement Award in Education from the Philippine American Foundation for Charities, Inc. in Washington, D.C.

Sydney Tafuri '11 Choreographs a Group Dance

Follow the progress of undergraduate student Sydney Tafuri as she choreographs a group dance for the March 2011 "An Evening of Dance" concert, presented by Orchesis Dance Company.

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W&M theatre professor learns ancient art

William & Mary Theatre Professor Francis Tanglao-Aguas recently spent time in Japan learning the ancient traditional art of Noh Theatre

Dance, art professors collaborate on 'Symbol'

For some William & Mary professors, research consists of sitting at a desk poring over academic papers or sitting in a lab conducting science experiments. But as Professor of Dance Joan Gavaler shows through her latest piece, entitled "Symbol," research at the College doesn’t always come with hypotheses and conclusions.

Linda Lavin '59 joins Theater Hall of Fame

W&M alumna and renowned actress Linda Lavin '59 was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame during a ceremony in New York City's Gershwin Theatre on Jan. 24.