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DePaul fine arts students adjust to remote learning

Emily Reilly, Contributing Writer May 2, 2020

Due to campus lockdown, many theatre, music, CDM and other fine arts students aren’t getting the in-person aspect that is needed for success. So, how are professors trying to make classes feel the same...

A Dybbuk or Between Two Worlds: DePauls newest onstage production infuses classic story with modern dance

A Dybbuk or Between Two Worlds: DePaul’s newest onstage production infuses classic story with modern dance

Carolyn McCabe, Contributing Writer February 18, 2019

“A Dybbuk or Between Two Worlds” opened at The Theater School on Wednesday, February 13, nearly 100 years after it opened in Warsaw, Poland. Placed in a shetel in 1880s Eastern Europe, the play tells...

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Theatre School’s “Into The Woods” dreams big

Carina Smith November 6, 2017

The iconic musical “Into the Woods” made its debut show at the Fullerton Stage at The Theatre School on Nov. 3, and DePaul’s production blew Cinderella out of her slippers. “Into the Woods”...

Eurydice to open at The Theatre School

‘Eurydice’ to open at The Theatre School

Taylor Ashmore October 24, 2016

The DePaul Theatre Company is tackling its newest challenge in its performance of the play “Eurydice.” “Eurydice,” written by Sarah Ruhl, is based off of the Greek myth of Orpheus and covers serious...

The Theatre School students Shea Corpora, Kaysie Bekkela and Emily Witt work together during a playwrighting class taught by Dean Corrin. (Geoff Stellfox / The DePaulia)

Wrights of Spring festival at DePaul Theatre School celebrates work of young playwrights

Emma Rubenstein May 17, 2015

The electric and innovative Wrights of Spring Festival takes place over two weeks every year, during which student scripts are explored in various forms. During this festival, one student production...

Trevor Bates scampers about as Gregor Samsa, a salesman who wakes one morning to find he has turned into an insect. “Metamorphosis” runs through Feb. 15 at The Theatre School’s Fullerton Stage. (Photo courtesy of Michael Brosilow)

Mesmerizing performances in DePaul Theatre School’s ‘Metamorphosis’

Emily Brandenstein February 8, 2015

Originally a novella by Franz Kafka, “Metamorphosis” was adapted to a stage production by London Theatre Group founder Steven Berkoff. The show’s director, Kelvin Wong, comes from The Theater School’s...

The cast of “Top Girls” by Caryl Churchill, directed by Mark Boergers. Clockwise from upper left:  Kate Smith, Aislinn Kerchaert, Patricia Lavery, Kelsey Phillips, Meg Elliott, Natalie Sallee, Tyler Meredith, Lana Smithner and Robyn Novak. (Photo courtesy of Alexa Ray Meyers)

DePaul Theatre School alumni reunite in ‘Top Girls’

Emma Rubenstein January 11, 2015

This winter, The Arc Theatre is bringing the renowned “Top Girls” written by Caryl Churchill and directed by Mark Boergers, to life. The show is saturated with talent, strong female characters and...

Q&A: Wilam Tarris of Dee Sniders Rock & Roll Christmas Tale

Q&A: Wilam Tarris of ‘Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale’

Emma Rubenstein December 7, 2014

This winter, Broadway in Chicago is bringing a new take on holiday theater to the city. Written by Dee Snider of Twister Sister and directed by Adam John Hunter, "Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas...

The Theatre School brings to life Norton Juster’s classic 1961 children’s book “The Phantom Tollbooth.” It runs through Nov. 15 at the Merle Reskin Theatre. (Michael Brosilow / The Theatre School)

DePaul Theatre School’s ‘Phantom Tollbooth’ not just child’s play

Alicya Dennison October 19, 2014

Amid midterm milestones, The Theatre School’s production of “The Phantom Tollbooth” sparked a refreshing upturn of emotions. The play debuted Oct. 7 at the historic Merle Reskin Theatre and will...

“In the Heights” runs through Oct. 12  on The Theatre School’s intimate Fullerton Stage. (Michael Brosilow / The Theatre School)

Story hits home: Characters shine in DePaul Theatre School’s production of ‘In the Heights’

Grant Myatt October 5, 2014

More than 700 miles separate Chicago and New York City, but the story of a tight-knit community in “In the Heights” hits close to home. Leaving for school, scholarships, grades and trying to find...

DePaul Theatre School prepares spin on Tony  Award-winning musical ‘In the Heights’

DePaul Theatre School prepares spin on Tony Award-winning musical ‘In the Heights’

Grant Myatt September 22, 2014

[hr] [dropcap]S[/dropcap]tanding center stage, Wesley Toledo’s focus was all forward as director Lisa Portes gave him notes, while the cast of about 15 buzzed with excitement from behind. As Portes...

The cast of Shattered Globe Theatre’s Midwest premiere of The Whaleship Essex by founding ensemble member Joe Forbrich, directed by Lou Contey. (Photo courtesy of Emily Schwartz)

Q&A: Theatre School alum Bridget Schreiber in ‘Whaleship Essex’

Emma Rubenstein September 21, 2014

This fall, Shattered Globe Theatre is bringing a magnificent tale to life. “The Whaleship Essex,” written by Joe Forbrich and directed by Lou Contey, tells a story of resilience and heartbreak....

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