Department of Theatre Arts

Theatre Arts presents ‘Our Country’s Good’ Nov 10-19

Theatre Arts presents ‘Our Country’s Good’ Nov 10-19

Based on real events, this award-winning drama by Timberlake Wertenbaker is an evocative look at a moment in history — the founding of a nation —and an inspiring tale about the transformative power of theatre.

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Theatre Arts kicks off new season with ‘Miss Ida B. Wells’

Theatre Arts kicks off new season with ‘Miss Ida B. Wells’

The Department of Theatre Arts starts its five production season, all written by female playwrights, with Miss Ida B. Wells. Showing Sept. 22-Oct. 1.

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Theatre Arts announces a season of plays written by women

Theatre Arts announces a season of plays written by women

With three new department faculty being women in the past year, this season's plays were themed by female playwrights. The season includes: "Miss Ida B. Wells," "Magic Tree," "Our Country’s Good," "Eurydice," "Fabulation: or the Re-Education of Undine," and "The Long Christmas Ride Home."

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Theatre Arts Department sponsors textile competition at Kentucky State Fair

Theatre Arts Department sponsors textile competition at Kentucky State Fair

UofL’s Theatre Arts Department costume shop will also once again sponsor two categories in the Textile Division of the Kentucky State Fair competition.

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Baltimore Returns

Baltimore Returns

Department of Theatre Arts and the African American Theatre Program's Baltimore returns July 26-28 at UofL Thrust Theatre.

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UofL Theatre Arts student works with Locust Grove to bring story of enslaved distiller to life

UofL Theatre Arts student works with Locust Grove to bring story of enslaved distiller to life

Sidney Edwards, a teaching assistant earning her MFA in performance, was tapped to reenact the role of an enslaved distiller for visitors at the newly erected distillery site at Locust Grove, in Louisville, KY. Her job is also to help craft the character and storyline for the role she’ll be playing.

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Cast of “Baltimore” to perform at national festival

Cast of “Baltimore” to perform at national festival

The Department of Theatre Arts African American Theatre Program was selected to perform the production “Baltimore,” performed by the AATP last fall at UofL, this summer at the 2017 National Black Theatre Festival in North Carolina.

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Support Theatre Arts’ storytelling workshops for West End residents

Support Theatre Arts’ storytelling workshops for West End residents

UofL’s African American Theatre Program and The Kentucky Center for African American Heritage are teaming up to help people in Louisville’s West End stage their own stories.

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Arts & Sciences welcomes 27 new faculty members

Arts & Sciences welcomes 27 new faculty members

From Chemistry to Comparative Humanities, new professors bring an array of research and teaching interests. Meet the newest faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences for Fall 2016.

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Repertory Company sparks 40-plus years of imagination

Repertory Company sparks 40-plus years of imagination

The Theatre Arts department is celebrating the Repertory Company’s 40 years of success and raising funds to support the program with an event from 6-8 p.m. June 18, at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage. Each year, a troupe of graduate students from University of Louisville’s Theatre Arts Department travels to dozens of area schools and performs plays from their repertory.

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