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Thursday, June 13, 2019

A Virtually New Stage of Life: One Theatre student's trip abroad to Prague

Jessica Bertrand outside in a stand of trees with VR goggles

What makes a performance and design compelling? In recent years there has been an exploratory focus on the opportunities virtual and mixed realities present to the entertainment world, and theatre is no exception.

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)

Friday, June 8, 2018

Employment Opportunity for Sessional Instructors

The Speech Communication program at the University of Waterloo is searching for several new sessional instructors to teach core communication courses.  Based in a liberal arts faculty with high national and international standards, the Speech Communication program currently serves approximately 150 majors, 50 minors, and delivers many sections of communication courses to four Faculties from across the University.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Book Publication

Vershawn Young has published Neo-Passing: Performing Identity after Jim Crow. The official U.S. publication date is set for March 12, 2018.