News archive - 2014

Monday, November 10, 2014

Ignite Waterloo Community Speaking Event comes to Campus

Logo for Ignite Waterloo

To support DAC329/ SPCOM 329: Digital Presentations, the Department of Drama and Speech Communication is pleased to sponsor the community public speaking event, Ignite Waterloo 15 on November 26, 2014.  Al

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

DAC Faculty member is another bright "LITE"

Jill Tomasson Goodwin presenting in front of a room full of students

Last week, the University of Waterloo announced the LITE Grant recipients.  The LITE Grants are intended to provide support for experimenting with and

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Drama in the Quantum-Nano Centre

Large empty room with one red wall

What happens when you take music, theatre and projection and put it into a computing space?  That is what we are about to find out.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

The Dramaturg that never sleeps

Group of people staning around a bus

Post-Doctoral Fellow Toby Malone is a busy man this summer.  He is the supervising dramaturg on the Department's productions, both of which require preparation and work during the spring term.  He is prepping his two new courses - DRAMA 409 (Theatre Criticism) and DRAMA 371 (Theatre History).  He is the Dramaturg for King Lear and A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Stratford Festival.

Friday, July 18, 2014

UnLearn: Confronting the Known (Pop-up Art Exhibit)

Two people with headphones listening to information on the painting

In early April, the Speech Communication course Art, Communication and Culture, taught by Shana MacDonald, launched the department's inaugural pop-up art exhibition "unLearn: Confronting the Known" in the ML