Students and visiting artists find experience and enjoyment “working 9 to 5”

February 27, 2024 Adapted from the 1980 film and set to the music of Dolly Parton, Tantrum Theater’s production of “9 to 5 the Musical” tells the story of three working women seeking revenge on their misogynistic boss.

How the Billman Award helps fine arts graduate students 'realize their dreams'

February 21, 2024 A Q & A with Billman Scholarship recipient Tyler Thenikl.

Tantrum Theater brings Dolly Parton’s hit musical '9 to 5' to the stage

February 20, 2024 Ohio University's professional theater company Tantrum Theater will present “9 to 5 the Musical,” from Feb. 29 to March 9 in the Forum Theater.

OHIO Distinguished Professor of Playwriting Charles Smith’s “Free Man of Color” to be produced at Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium on Feb. 10

February 6, 2024 Taking place in the building that inspired the story, “Free Man of Color” will return to OHIO on Feb. 10, at 3 p.m. for a reading 20 years after the play’s initial development and performance.

Directing graduate student Molly Donahue brings interactive theater to Athens in original play “ShiningGirls”

December 22, 2023 “ShiningGirls” is neither an average play, nor podcast event. Unlike a traditional play, audiences are not confined to a seat but rather are invited to explore the theatrical space with the actors.

OHIO’s Tantrum Theater to present Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night”

November 8, 2023 Ohio University’s Tantrum Theater will present William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night,” in Ohio University’s Forum Theater in the RTV Building, from Nov 9-11 and 15-18 at 8 p.m.

Musical Theater students share stage with Broadway legend Faith Prince

September 14, 2023 Faith Prince performs “Broadway Bound with Faith Prince,” Friday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Elizabeth Evans Baker Theater in Kantner Hall.

OHIO theater alum Dale Ricardo Shields’ impact leads to prestigious Paul Robeson Award

July 10, 2023 There are many words one could use to describe Dale Ricardo Shields – actor, advocate, director, production manager, Bobcat – but lifelong learner and educator seems most appropriate.

College of Fine Arts facilities renewal strategy aims to transform OHIO’s arts education and its impact on students, surrounding region

June 16, 2023 The Ohio University Board of Trustees recently approved a resolution at their June meetings for the design phase of the College of Fine Arts facilities renewal strategy.

Casey Morarity keeps the beat at 'Carrie, the Musical'

March 22, 2023 From drums to glockenspiels, music education major Casey Morarity does it all and is currently using her percussion talents for Tantrum Theatre’s production of "Carrie, The Musical."

"Carrie, The Musical" unleashes telekinetic powers, teen chaos on stage

March 3, 2023 "Carrie, The Musical," features direction and choreography by guest artist Victoria Rae Sook and music direction by Brent Frederick in the E. E. Baker Theater in Kantner Hall, March 9-10 and 22-25.

OHIO Opera Theater presents "Little Women" in Memorial Auditorium

February 21, 2023 OHIO's Opera Theater will present the opera "Little Women" in the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4 at 8 p.m.

Campus and local community join together in anti-racism workshop

February 16, 2023 The “Creating Your Anti-Racism Toolkit for Middle Schoolers” workshop was devised to educate Athens Middle School students. OHIO School of Theater students and local activists conducted the sessions.

Interrupt the -Isms workshop at Heritage College presents strategies for dealing with discrimination in medicine

February 14, 2023 Theater and medicine came together to demonstrate ways to handle discrimination during the Interrupt the -Isms: Sex, Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation workshop on Jan. 31.

Tantrum Theater uses Ohio Arts Council funding to build local junior high drama club

December 7, 2022 The Tantrum Theater was awarded an Ohio Arts Council Arts Partnership Grant to build the Athens Middle School Drama Club.