As the Philippines continue to deal with the impact of the massive storm that struck in early November, William & Mary is also continuing its efforts to support that recovery process, working on the W&M campus, in the halls of D.C. and in the streets of Cebu.
The world is now mobilizing to help the hundreds of thousands who were impacted by Typhoon Haiyan, and William & Mary is joining that effort, asking College's family to become "heroes" for the Filipino family.
The modern dance piece will be performed as part of W&M's annual DANCEVENT concert, opening Oct. 31. This is the first time that "The Word" has been reconstructed outside of the Paul Taylor Dance Company since it premiered in 1998.
Ashley Varner's video won the Council of Public Relations Firms' "Take Flight with PR" video contest.
Glenn Close '74 participated in this year's Arts & Entertainment Festival at William & Mary, engaging fellow alumni, students, faculty, staff and community members in a Q&A session.
W&M alumna Glenn Close '74 returned to W&M last weekend with her husband, David Shaw, to receive the Cheek Award and participate in a series of other events.
Law students and faculty might recognize a familiar face on-stage this weekend in William & Mary’s production of "Dancing at Lughnasa."
This morning, award-winning actress and W&M alumna Glenn Close '74 got an unexpected look back at her time at the university when she was presented with three costumes that she wore as a theatre student here.
Anna Martin, vice president of administration, unveiled the revamped site plan for W&M’s Arts Quarter during the Board of Visitors meeting Thursday morning.
W&M took part in a nationwide effort Sunday night to remember four young girls who died 50 years ago in the Birmingham church bombing.
The William & Mary Arts & Entertainment Alumni Council will hold its second annual Arts & Entertainment Festival at the College Sept. 26-29.
A new exhibit at Swem Library explores Glenn Close's time at the College.
The beginning of the academic year is just days away, and William & Mary's calendar is already filling with events. Among those are multiple concerts, exhibitions and performances. Here is a look at some of the arts-related events at William & Mary coming up in the fall semester.
Exhibition opens in conjunction with campus visit by Glenn Close and husband, David Shaw, to receive William & Mary's 2013 Cheek Award.
Gunn, who has spent the last decade and a half producing documentaries and unscripted television, will speak at the university’s Opening Convocation Ceremony on Aug. 28 at 5:15 p.m.
Award-winning actress and William & Mary alumna Glenn Close ’74 and her biotech entrepreneur husband, David Shaw, will receive the university’s 2013 Cheek Medal Award for their monumental contributions to the arts.
Getting shot, stabbed, and blown up might not sound like much fun, but for Yuri Lowenthal ’93, it's just another day at the office.
William Ivey Long '69 won for the sixth time for his costume design on "Cinderella."
An innovative teaching space and a new, design-thinking module in the business school seeks to help students develop their creative flexibility.
Francis Tanglaos-Aguas he has sought to make the W&M theatre production of "Sitayana" a collaborative effort between faculty and students.
As it prepares for its 35th season, the Virginia Shakespeare Festival has something new to celebrate: an official designation as the Shakespeare festival of the Commonwealth.
Three W&M professors have been helping the members of the Orchesis dance company prepare for their spring concert, "An Evening of Dance."
When Professor Richard Palmer became director of William & Mary Theatre’s upcoming performance of Shakespeare’s "The Merry Wives of Windsor," no one knew about his unique connection to one of the main characters.
Sara Schaefer '00, who was a theatre and English major at W&M, will co-host of MTV's "Nikki and Sara LIVE," which premieres Jan. 29 at 11 p.m. EST.
Like his character in the play "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," Jamar Jones '13 is trying to find his song of life.
“One of the great things about being at William and Mary was how many different things I was able to do.”
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.
It runs Nov. 8-9 and is free for students, faculty and staff. Sara Schaefer '00 and Bob Wachs '61 among those appearing.
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.
The Alumni Magazine recently sat down with acclaimed actress and W&M alumna Glenn Close.
The chair of William & Mary’s Department of Theatre, Speech and Dance is in Italy this week at a festival that is bringing together creative artists and social activists.
William & Mary alumna Sara Schaefer '00 is going to co-host a late-night talk and comedy show on MTV.
William & Mary theatre instructor and Virginia Shakespeare Festival actress Tamara Johnson will appear in a supporting role in the Hallmark Channel's "Lake Effects" on May 6 at 8 p.m.
David Dudley '75 has been either assistant technical director or technical director in the Theatre, Speech and Dance department since 1977.
Artisia Green '00 is preparing to make her main stage directorial debut with a production of the Pulitzer-Prize winning play "Ruined."
Funding supports faculty-student research and collaboration on internationally-focused, engaged scholarship.
The College of William & Mary's second annual Lemon Project Spring Symposium is slated for March 17 at the Bruton Heights School in Williamsburg, Va.
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.
Christopher and Jeremy Owens are putting their knowledge together to light William & Mary Theatre's upcoming production of Tennessee Williams' "Night of the Iguana."
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.
The exercise is part of Gavaler's movement advising and choreography work for the upcoming William & Mary Theatre production of "Cabaret."
Theatre and dance faculty recently sat down with William & Mary News to discuss their interdisciplinary work with Africana studies.
This year’s honorees are Everett Fahy and David Crank.
The stage in Phi Beta Kappa Hall usually serves as the canvas on which Matthew Allar creates an array of theatrical worlds for William & Mary's students and patrons to enjoy throughout the year.
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.
Two groups of students and alumni from William & Mary will premiere their artistic talents on stage at the nation’s second largest Fringe Festival.
The Virginia Shakespeare Festival opens its 33rd season on July 6 with "Comedy of Errors."
Students take up their swords to bring the 'Rover' to the William & Mary stage.
William & Mary Theatre Professor Francis Tanglao-Aguas recently spent time in Japan learning the ancient traditional art of Noh Theatre
Although May is officially Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, the celebration is starting early at William & Mary with a variety of events being offered in April.
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.
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.
When Elsie Arnold responded to an audition notice posted on a 3x5 index card in the 1940s, she had no idea that she'd soon be cast in what would become one of Broadway's most famous and longest-running musicals: "Oklahoma!"
When Rogers and Hammerstein's classic cowboy opera "Oklahoma!" opens at Phi Beta Kappa Hall next weekend, it will represent more than just two months of hard work.
William & Mary’s Department of Theatre, Speech and Dance will begin a new performance series this week designed to use theatre as a vehicle for discussion.
Rachel Taylor '11 describes her hands-on work as Props/Carpentry Swing for the 2010 Virginia Shakespeare Festival.