Stories tagged with: School of Theater

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.

German playwright and director shares unique theater practices with students

November 7, 2022 Kevin Rittberger, a playwright, director, curator and journalist, is “trying to figure out what we can explore in theater when we think about a more-than-human world.”

“Hotel Berry” tickets available for in-person and virtual-streamed shows

November 2, 2022 There are a multitude of opportunities from Nov. 17 through Dec. 3, to catch this Tantrum Theater production of an original play set in Athens, Ohio.

School of Film graduate students premiere seven original films at the Athena Cinema

September 28, 2022 First-year MFA filmmakers screen films on topics such as identity, family, freedom, grief, coming-of-age and more at the Athena Cinema on Oct 1.

School of Theater graduate Dale Shields imparts wisdom on students during Black Alumni Reunion

September 28, 2022 Ohio University School of Theater Alumnus Dale Shields met with current theater students at a lunchbag event held during OHIO’s Black Alumni Reunion weekend September 15-18. Shields received the 2022 Ebony Bobcat Legend Award in recognition of his long and successful career as a performer, educator and director.

Musical theater student Rhys Carr pushes limits during Maine-based dance intensive

September 16, 2022 The three-weeks with the Bates Dance Festival encouraged Carr to make dance a regular practice in their theatrical life.

Global Arts Festival and Conference call for papers and participation

September 14, 2022 A call for papers is now open for the College of Fine Arts' International Conference: “Global Arts in the Digital Age” as part of their 3rd Global Arts Festival, April 13-15, 2023.

The Met Opera Live in HD series launches Oct. 22 at the Athena Cinema

September 13, 2022 The Athena Cinema series continues on select Saturdays, featuring 10 performances transmitted live from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City.

From OHIO’s acting studio to the Tony Awards, alum Chuck Cooper reflects on longtime career

September 6, 2022 Alumnus Chuck Cooper has accomplished a lot from his days in OHIO's acting studio to being a Tony Award-winning and nominated Broadway actor, noting the role being a Bobcat helped play in his career.

Athens Middle School Drama Club inspires theater etiquette, confidence in students with support from Tantrum Theater and the College of Fine Arts

May 3, 2022 With a robust theater program at both the elementary and high school levels in the Athens City Schools, Rebecca VerNooy saw a gap in education at AMS and the need for youth arts education.

Graduating Senior: Jasper Uldrick

April 27, 2022 As I enter my professional career, I am leaving OHIO with more confidence in myself and my abilities, and more trust in the universe that things will work themselves out.

How one theater group maintains its friendship, even while living countries apart

April 20, 2022 The group presented a virtual workshop to OHIO students on creating hybrid and devised theater work as part of the College of Fine Arts’ Visiting Artists and Scholars program.

Canadian choreographer blends dance styles on OHIO's production of 'Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812'

March 23, 2022 Eden Hildebrand has been at OHIO’s Athens Campus this semester as she works on Tantrum Theater’s production of the musical, adapted from 70 pages of Leo Tolstoy’s seminal novel, War and Peace.

Tantrum Theater stages alumnus’ Broadway hit ‘Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812’

January 24, 2022 Originally planned to take the stage in spring 2020 but delayed due to COVID, Tantrum Theater will produce alumnus Dave Malloy’s Tony Award-winning musical “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812.”

IN-PHOTOS: School of Theater students partner with equity actors for Men on Boats

December 10, 2021 Through photos and words, this essay explores the student experience working on the Tantrum Theater production of "Men on Boats"

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