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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

A Virtually New Stage of Life: A Theatre Student Returns from Prague

Jessica Bertrand looking through VR goggles

By Jess Bertrand, Theatre and Performance Major at the University of Waterloo (UW)

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Researchers create a tool to determine the games and user experiences individuals will like

Group of people sitting on stairs

Researchers create a tool to determine the games and user experiences individuals will like

University of Waterloo researchers have developed a novel tool that will enable user experience designers to create more effective, personalized games and marketing campaigns.  

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)