Western Carolina University is ready to shine the spotlight on its 2006-07 theatre season with the coming-of-age comedy “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” the Tony-Award winning drama “Children of a Lesser God,” the uplifting musical “The Music Man” and the paradoxical comedy “All in the Timing.”
The theatre arts program at Western Carolina University has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre, the official accrediting agency for academic theater programs in the United States.
Western Carolina University students will film the last scenes from the Theatre in Education Company's performance of “Young Cherokee” this week, concluding a year-long theatre initiative that has captured attention at national conferences and connected university students with the Cherokee people.
It's “lights, camera, action” for Western Carolina University, as the University of North Carolina Board of Governors authorized a new bachelor of fine arts degree program in motion picture and television production on Tuesday, April 11.
After a rousing send-off in Cullowhee, complete with a series of sold-out performances and a wildly successful fund-raising auction, the cast and crew of “Mother Divine” launched Western Carolina University faculty member Laurel Vartabedian’s musical comedy at the Greenwich House Theatre in New York on Aug. 8 during FringeNYC, the city’s seventh annual international multi-arts festival.
A musical comedy penned by Laurel Vartabedian, assistant professor of communication and theatre arts at Western Carolina University, has been accepted for FringeNYC, the seventh annual New York International Fringe Festival.
Western Carolina University’s department of communication and theatre arts and Division of Continuing Education and Summer School are ready to raise the curtain on a new summer season of theatre beginning in June.
Western Carolina University’s Black Theatre Ensemble is the recipient of a $3,270 grant from the Gannett Foundation to assist in the expansion of the organization’s mission of sharing the African-American experience through performance.