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 […]

New Faces Workshop

Posted on: August 31, 2017

Are you new to the Department of Theatre and Dance?  Come our New Faces Workshop and meet faculty and current students.  You’ll learn warm-up techniques, play theatre games, and get audition tips. FREE food will be provided! Saturday, September 2nd 10 am -12 pm Ring Theatre, Scales Fine Arts Center For more information, visit us […]

NIH study to be conducted by Associate Professor of Dance Christina Soriano

Posted on: July 13, 2017

Christina E. Hugenschmidt, Ph.D., assistant professor of gerontology and geriatric medicine at Wake Forest Baptist, and Christina T. Soriano, M.F.A., associate professor of dance at Wake Forest University will lead a three year study of the effects of dance on dementia patients. Full details on the grant can be found here.

Christina Soriano appointed to Administrative Fellow

Posted on: June 29, 2017

Appointment of Associate Professor Christina Soriano as Administrative Fellow