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Review: ‘The Duchess of Malfi’ at DePaul’s Theatre School

The Theatre School’s production of John Webster’s “The Duchess of Malfi” runs at the Fullerton Stage through April 26. (Photo courtesy of Michael Brosilow)

Emma Rubenstein

April 19, 2015

There comes both a unique challenge and immeasurable payoff in the task of relaying historical texts to modern audiences. This spring, the DePaul Theatre School’s “Duchess of Malfi”, directed by Lavina Jadhwani, masters it with energy and grace. Read More »...

Attempted arson at DePaul Theatre School Thursday

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Summer Concepcion

April 2, 2015

Public Safety issued an alert Thursday regarding an attempted arson at the Theatre School. Read More »...

DePaul Theatre School announces Wrights of Spring Festival 2015

Kirsten Onsgard

March 13, 2015

The Theatre School has announced initial plans for its 2015 Wrights of Spring Festival, which takes place May 19-30. Read More »...

DePaul Theatre School to host One Theatre World conference

Kirsten Onsgard

March 10, 2015

The Theatre School at DePaul announced today it will host the 2015 One Theatre World conference, which takes place May 7 to 9. Produced by Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA/USA), the national festival seeks to promote youth theater and provide networking opportunities for artists. Read More »...

DePaul Theatre School alumnus Kay Kron finds place with poetry

DePaul Theatre School alumnus Kay Kron finds place with poetry

Vanessa Bell

March 8, 2015

Some people get to where they want to be by grabbing life by the bootstraps. Kay Kron, a Theatre School alumna, is reaching for marionettes instead. Kron has come a long way from waiting for CampusConnect to load, moving into Chicago’s poetry and theater worlds. She’s successfully written and produced plays and is now the head of her own th...

DePaul Theatre School costume technicians and designers transform actors into characters

Margot Bardeen (top) practices costume making during Costume Tech II class. (Kirsten Onsgard / The DePaulia)

Savannah Fish

February 15, 2015

Behind the bold accessories, beautiful gowns, tailored suits, extravagant hats, and modern dress costumes is a team of creative and talented students who design and create the costumes for Theatre School productions. Read More »...

Mayoral, aldermanic candidates discuss Chicago’s future at DePaul Theatre School

Mayoral, aldermanic candidates discuss Chicago's future at DePaul Theatre School

Brenden Moore

January 21, 2015

[slideshow_deploy id='8857'] Two mayoral hopefuls and several aldermanic candidates discussed topics ranging from the future of the city to the nuts and bolts of running a ward at The Theatre School Tuesday night, a little over a month away from Election Day. Read More »...

ASL interpreters give voice to DePaul’s Theatre School

ASL interpreters give voice to DePaul's Theatre School

Kirsten Onsgard

November 16, 2014

The Theatre School earlier this month brought to life “The Phantom Tollbooth,” Norton Juster’s vivid children’s novel of a young boy who adventures to learn the meaning of time. But as one spotlight illuminated Milo and his watchdog Tock, another shined on two women to the far stage right ...

‘Vigils’ at DePaul’s Theatre School explores memories and mortality

The body (Nathan Simpson) and the soul (Christian Cook)  characturize different parts of a widows deceased husband in “Vigils.” (Photo courtesy of Michael Browsilow)

Madeline Buchel

November 9, 2014

The intimate setting of DePaul’s Healy Theatre, located in The Theatre School, which boasts a mere 100 seats and whose first row literally begins on the stage, was an apt compliment to its emotionally enveloping production of Noah Haidle’s “Vigils.” Directed by Andrew Peters, MFA Class of 2016, the ...

Theatre school announces 2014-15 season, kicks off with ‘In the Heights’

The Theatre School's 2014-15 sesason will feature performances of “In the Heights,” “Metamorphosis” and “The Duchess of Mafi.” (Maggie Gallagher/The DePaulia)

Emma Rubenstein

September 14, 2014

The DePaul Theatre School provides the Chicago community with a true gift. Its numerous shows, wealth of talent, and accessible nature solidify it as one of the most wonderful theater destinations that the city has to offer. This year, it is home to a vibrant and varied set of productions that are ...

The Theatre School announces 2014-2015 season

The Theatre School's 2014-15 sesason will feature performances of “In the Heights,” “Metamorphosis” and “The Duchess of Mafi.” (Maggie Gallagher/The DePaulia)

Kirsten Onsgard

September 5, 2014

The Theatre School at DePaul University announced the shows for its 90th anniversary season. Read More »...

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