Theatre Professor Matthew Allar, recent graduate Joseph Biagini and alumna Amy Altadonna – unbeknownst to one another – all ended up in Juneau, Alaska, this August, working on the same play, "Peter and the Starcatcher."
Whether visual art, theatre, dance, music or literature, the new semester brings with it a vast array of opportunities for people to enjoy the arts at William & Mary.
Associate Theatre Professor Elizabeth Wiley has netted some prestigious accolades over the past year for her unique side job narrating audiobooks.
Brittany Liu '16 has landed the role of a lifetime. She'll play Juliet in "Romeo and Juliet" when the Virginia Shakespeare Festival opens June 29.
Debate team members Ben Marks and Venu Katta take home the top prize in the prestigious competition featuring 35 other schools.
The theatre department reached out to the physics department for insight as it prepared to perform 'Picasso at the Lapin Agile,' a comedy by Steve Martin that examines the intersection of art and science.
April 23 is the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death. To commemorate, several W&M departments have teamed to host a sonnetathon at the Wren Building -- and you're invited.
“1619-2019: From Jamestown to Flint” takes place Saturday at Sadler Center and is free and open to the public.
"The Oresteia" marks the final production for retiring theatre professor and director Richard Palmer. But the choreographer for the show, Denise Damon Wade, was a student actor in Palmer’s first production at W&M, 36 years ago. And that, too, was a Greek tragedy.
William & Mary's sixth annual Lemon Project Spring Symposium, organized around the theme of "Jim Crow and Civil Rights in the Age of President Obama," will include a keynote address by civil rights pioneer Diane Nash and a performance by the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble.
Mark your calendars for these arts-related events at William & Mary this spring.
Marc Sher, Matt Allar and Barbette Spaeth are embracing significant changes to their physics, theatre and classical studies classes.
"Avenue Q" will hit the stage for a special two-weekend run starting Thursday, Nov. 12. The musical centers around a recent college graduate attempting to find his way in New York City.
Ntozake Shange participated in a number of discussions with students and faculty, visited classes and attended a staged reading of her work in Andrews Hall Friday night.
Alumni, current students and local dance professionals are part of the Leah Glenn Dance Theatre.
David '06 and Rose Hess Lawrence '06 own and operate Red Bread, an organic kitchen and grocer that serves the Los Angeles area.
The Virginia Shakespeare Festival has announced its 37th season, featuring two of Shakespeare's most beloved plays, "All's Well That Ends Well" and "Antony and Cleopatra."
Aura Curiatlas Physical Theatre will have its Williamsburg premiere May 9.
The reading will be followed by a discussion moderated by a representative from Bring Change 2 Mind, a nonprofit organization started by W&M alumna Glenn Close '74 to combat stigma and discrimination around mental illness.
William & Mary student Aaron Murphy '15 recently became the highest ranked parliamentary debater in the United States and has earned the American Parliamentary Debate Association title of Speaker of the Year.
Kristin Hopkins '15 choreographed "Crowns."
Peter Neufeld ’58 passed away Jan. 27 in Englewood, N.J., after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Neufeld was a successful Broadway company manager, general manager and producer for more than 20 years.
The Sinfonicron Light Opera Company is celebrating its 50th anniversary season.
Students in an Africana studies course this fall explored black expressive culture.
Aaron Murphy ’15 and Jerusalem Demsas ’17 took first place at the Harvard debate tournament, Oct. 10-11, beating varsity teams from 43 universities across the country.
Two Colonial Williamsburg storytellers are teaming up with William & Mary theatre students this semester to develop a storytelling program that will debut in December.
Richard Palmer's online, interactive book presents a visual history of theatre.
The Virginia Shakespeare Festival's 2014 season will include productions of "Illyria" and "Julius Caesar."
Hannah-Lee Grothaus '14 has been selected as the student speaker for the 2014 W&M Commencement ceremony.
Modern technology brings 19th-century Russia to light on the W&M stage.
Each year, the Alumni Association recognizes five exceptional faculty members with the Alumni Fellowship Award.
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.