WFU Dart Team Captures Division Championship

Posted on: May 14, 2018

Snake Farm dart team, founded by members of the WFU department of Theatre and Dance, won the Salem division regular season in the Winston-Salem Sunday Night Dart League and captured the tournament title Sunday, finishing with a record of 11-1.  Under the team’s previous name, Starving Dartists, many other past T&D students, staff, and alums […]

Christina Soriano named Associate Provost

Posted on: April 27, 2018

Provost Rogan Kersh emailed this announcement to faculty and staff on April 26: Dear faculty and staff colleagues, I am delighted to announce that Christina Soriano, Director of Dance, Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance and Administrative Fellow in the Office of the Provost, will continue her tenure in the Provost’s Office […]

Auditions for Light Up the Sky announced

Posted on: April 12, 2018

   

Theatre season concludes with musical Spring Awakening

Posted on: March 21, 2018

The Wake Forest University Theatre will close its season with the Tony, Drama Desk, and Grammy award-winning rock musical Spring Awakening by Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik, which will be directed by the Professor of Theatre Sharon Andrews. Can suppression of natural and innocent adolescent sexuality end in tragedy? Frank Wedekind’s late 19th century play […]

Frazier wins Lighting Design Award

Posted on: November 16, 2017

Kevin Frazier, Assistant Professor of Theatre, recently won the Suzi Bass Award for Outstanding Lighting Design for his work on The Bridges of Madison County at Aurora Theatre.  Frazier joined the Department of Theatre and Dance in the fall of 2016. Complete details can be read here.

Play about Dreamers and DACA program to be read on the Lower Quad

Posted on: October 18, 2017

Just Like Us by Karen Zacarias A community playreading and discussion of a story based on the real lives of Dreamers, and the human toll of ending the DACA program Wednesday, October 25 at 11:00 am to 12:00 pm Location: Lower Quad (rain location: Reynolda Hall Green Room) Based on the non-fiction book by journalist […]

Far Away opens in the Ring Theatre on October 27

Posted on: October 16, 2017

The Wake Forest University Theatre will continue its season with Far Away by Caryl Churchill, which will be directed by the Professor of Theatre Dr. Cindy Gendrich. Indoctrination, deceit, love, art, violence, and paranoia. Far Away catapults us through an unsettling dystopian vision created by one of our greatest living playwrights. Scenic and Lighting Designer is Rob Eastman-Mullins, […]

Christina Soriano honored by Arts Council

Posted on: September 27, 2017

Associate Professor of Dance and Director of the Dance Program was recently received the Arts Educator Excellence Award from the Winston-Salem Arts Council.  Read about her award at this link.

Auditions for Spring Awakening to start on October 4

Posted on: September 25, 2017

Spring Awakening Book and Lyrics by Steven Sater.  Music by Duncan Sheik.  Based on the play by Frank Wedekind. Directed by Sharon Andrews Spring Awakening, Tony, Drama Desk, Grammy award winning rock musical! Can suppression of natural and innocent adolescent sexuality end in tragedy? Frank Wedekind’s late 19th century play Spring’s Awakening: A Children’s Tragedy […]

She Kills Monsters opens on the Tedford Stage

Posted on: September 12, 2017

WFU Theatre Season to Open with She Kills Monsters   The Wake Forest University Theatre will open its season with She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen, which will be directed by the Director of Theatre John E. R. Friedenberg. Agnes never shared her geeky younger sister Tilly’s love for Dungeons and Dragons, but after tragedy […]