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School of Theatre Arts and Dance

2018 Statera Conference Speakers

The speaker line-up has been announced for the Statera Foundation 2018 National Conference, and the list includes 3 UNC Bears! Faculty members Rebecca Rich and Dr. Andrea Moon as well as recent acting alum Kevin Kantor will present at the conference in Milwaukee this October. [READ FULL POST]

Ken Womble and Ludek Drizhal,

Professors Ludek Drizhal and Ken Womble engage music and theatre students in a new kind of collaboration at UNC: a short film. The 15-minute production, "Morris," will be shot this April in Greeley and screened in the fall. [READ FULL POST]

Megan Cournoyer, Statera Ambassador

UNC School of Theatre Arts & Dance grad (Class of '15) Megan Cournoyer was just added as the newest Statera Ambassador. Statera Foundation is an organization that works towards gender equity in theatre. [READ FULL POST]

McNally and Schuttler South Africa Conference Trip

In May, Professors Dr. Mary Schuttler and Gillian McNally presented at the International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Network. Dr. Schuttler presented a paper on the impact of UNC’s 2016 production of The Transition of Doodle Pequeño. Gillian McNally facilitated a panel discussion on LGBTQ TYA (Theatre for Young Audiences). In this panel, she also shared the impact of The Transition of Doodle Pequeño on the UNC students, the children in the audience and the elementary school’s reactions to this controversial production. Adding to both of these panels was UNC Alumnae Sam Provenzano. [READ FULL POST]