News for Alumni

Monday, July 16, 2018

Bill Chesney draws out history

Pencil portrait of a woman lying on a bed

Bill Chesney has the longest history of anyone in the department. He became faculty just a few years after the Department of Communication Arts was officially created.

Monday, July 9, 2018

Gill Lesperance is building his brand

Gill Lesperance in his shop with old fashioned hand tools

Gill Lesperance can often be found covered in sawdust — not only here at work but also at his own business, G&G Carpentry. Gill started his company approximately 3 years ago as an outlet for his custom projects such as built-in bookshelves, cutting boards, salad bowls, a skate board, an electric guitar and anything else that can be made of wood.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Jennifer Roberts-Smith and the intersection of theatre, history, and digital media

digital rendering old school

Jennifer Roberts-Smith is an Associate Professor in Theatre and Performance. Jennifer’s interests lie in the intersection of theatre, history, and digital media.

Monday, June 25, 2018

Naila Keleta-Mae in search of black girlhood

Naila Keleta-Mae

Naila Keleta-Mae, Assistant Professor with Theatre and Performance,  has a busy summer ahead of her.  Naila has begun researching black girlhood, performances of black girlhood, and what we can learn from it – as opposed to black womanhood, which Naila has traditionally researched.

Friday, June 8, 2018

Alumni Update! '40 Under 40' honoree - Mark Folkes

Alumni update!

'40 Under 40' honoree took over newly created role ahead of theater's $32 Million project.

Mark Folkes - BA, Drama, 3 Year/Fine & Performing Arts (2006)