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Theatre students participate in the Winter Lab Series

Theatre students participate in the Winter Lab Series

Ivana Rihter

February 6, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

Undergraduate directors are now finding a way to make their artistic voices heard through classic stage productions that they are making their own in a theater series at DePaul, through their unique concepts, casts and plays, all hand-selected by the students participating in the Winter Lab Series.  ...

‘In the Blood’ to open at The Theatre School

‘In the Blood’ to open at The Theatre School

Erin Roux

January 24, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

“In the Blood,” written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, will be performed this month at The Theatre School. Read More »...

DePaul Theatre Union gives non-acting majors opportunities to act

DePaul Theatre Union gives non-acting majors opportunities to act

Geoff Stellfox

November 15, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

The Theatre School at DePaul has a rich history of producing some of the most talented actors and actresses, such as John C. Reilly and Gillian Anderson. Read More »...

DePaul Theatre School’s “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone” explores race, identity

DePaul Theatre School’s “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone” explores race, identity

Kirsten Onsgard

November 5, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

When DePaul student Bernard Gilbert walks down the street in Lincoln Park, he doesn’t always feel like he belongs. Like his character Herald Loomis and as a young African-American man, he said sometimes it is like he is in someone else’s world. Read More »...

Review: ‘The Story of a Story (The Untold Story)’

Review: ‘The Story of a Story (The Untold Story)’

Nina Gaulin

October 29, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

"The Story of a Story (The Untold Story)," presented by Underscore Theatre Company, is an inspiring and thought-provoking experience that recently hit the stage right here in Chicago.  Read More »...

Steppenwolf eerily updates dystopia with ‘1984’

Steppenwolf eerily updates dystopia with ‘1984’

Megan Deppen

October 27, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

A literary classic, maybe the one you spark-noted in high school, has come to life at Steppenwolf Theatre. This modern adaptation of George Orwell's "1984" is eerily reminiscent of life as we know it and may just convince you that Big Brother is watching. Read More »...

Springboard Theatre Company at DePaul holds 24 hour festival

Springboard Theatre Company at DePaul holds 24 hour festival

Michael Schmidt

October 26, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

Springboard Theater Company, a theater group founded by DePaul students last year, held its first annual 24 Hour Play Festival on Saturday. The event included five plays, all of which written and directed by students in a 24 hour period. Read More »...

DePaul alum directs ‘My Brilliant Divorce’

DePaul alum directs ‘My Brilliant Divorce’

McKay Murphy

October 25, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

In the back of a quaint theater, Siiri Scott sat silent, watching a play unfold as an audience sat and judged her work. Read More »...

The Theatre School presents rare Ibsen play ‘The Lady from the Sea’

The Theatre School presents rare Ibsen play ‘The Lady from the Sea’

Kirsten Onsgard

October 21, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

Finding comfort in a new place is something that second year DePaul Theatre School student Erin Kraft understands well. Read More »...

DePaul alum stars in Richard Pryor play

DePaul alum stars in Richard Pryor play

Erin Yarnall

October 11, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

For many students, getting out of their hometown is the ultimate goal. This was never the case for E. Faye Butler, a native Chicagoan and dedicated theater actress who has worked in Chicago theater for decades. Read More »...

DePaul comedian youngest to host Laugh Factory’s coveted slot

DePaul comedian youngest to host Laugh Factory’s coveted slot

Matthew Paras

October 5, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle, Theater

AJ Lubecker is the life of a party. Read More »...

DePaul Second City students find new places to laugh

DePaul Second City students find new places to laugh

Nina Gaulin

September 20, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

The legendary Second City Theater — highly praised for its comedy performances and classes — was threatened by a fire that broke out Aug. 26 in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood. Read More »...

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