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Cabaret, the musical, opens this week at the UCA

The Colorado State University School of Music, Theatre, and Dance presents Cabaret, the musical composed by John Kander with lyrics by Fred Ebb. The play opens on Nov. 8 at the University Center for the Arts and runs through Nov. 17. The production is directed and choreographed by Noah Racey by Noah Racey with musical […]


Dr. John Pippen to present at the Society of Ethnomusicology conference

Dr. John Pippen will present his research at the 2019 Society of Ethnomusicology conference; the 64th annual conference is being held at the Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana on Nov. 7-10. According to ethnomusicology.org, “ethnomusicology is the study of music in its social and cultural contexts. Ethnomusicologists examine music as a social process in order to […]

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare opens at the UCA this weekend

Lovers and madmen have such seething brains, Such shaping fantasies, that apprehend More than cool reason ever comprehends. — William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream If the merriment being experienced by the actors and crew in rehearsing the show is any indication, audiences will love CSU’s upcoming production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William […]

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Theatre Director Price Johnston receives national URTA award

Dear Associate Professor Price Johnston, On behalf of the University Resident Theatre Association, I would like to congratulate you on being selected to receive an URTA Excellence Award in Undergraduate Training. You have been selected in the area of Projection/Media Design. The URTA Excellence Awards recognize the outstanding work of individuals and institutions whose students […]

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Alumni Class Notes 2019

Madison Martinek (B.A. in Dance, 2018) Madison Martinek has accepted a position dancing with Hannah Kahn Dance Company, located in Denver, Colorado. Madison grew up in Loveland, Colorado. She began her dance training at the age of three at Loveland Dance Academy, studying ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, and contemporary during her time there. During her […]

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New Theatre professor to teach Shakespeare

Join CSU’s new acting professor, Saffron Henke, as she brings new depth to Reading Shakespeare for the Theatre (TH 240). The course, which is also open to non-theatre majors, covers reading and speaking Shakespeare texts—comedies, sonnets, and romances—to develop various approaches for understanding and performing his work to modern audiences. Prerequisite: TH241 Text Analysis; can […]

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British one-act operas bring varied emotions to the University Center for the Arts in April

We caught up with the director of CSU’s Ralph Opera Program, Tiffany Blake, to find out more about the upcoming presentation of two highly contrasting one-act operas by British composers, The Wandering Scholar by Gustav Holst and Riders to the Sea by Ralph Vaughan Williams. The composers were dead friends and both operas premiered in the 1930s. […]

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Testimony: 5 Stories in Motion

—By Emily Kaiser, UCA Publicity Intern The Colorado State University Dance presents this semester’s Senior Dance Capstone Concert, Testimony: 5 Stories in Motion. Graduating dance majors Katelyn Doyle, Cassie Eron, Madison Martinek, Jenny Trenchard, and Mohammed York are preparing their final dance performance before completing their undergraduate dance education at CSU. The concert takes place […]