2014-2015 Season to Open with These Shining Lives

Posted on: September 9, 2014

The Wake Forest University Theatre will open its season with These Shining Lives by Melanie Marnich, which will be directed by Professor of Theatre Dr. Cindy Gendrich. In the 1920s and 30s, “girls who wanted to work” could get good-paying jobs painting the radium dials on watch- and clock-faces. Part fairy-tale, part tragedy, These Shining […]

Clybourne Park Auditions

Posted on: August 27, 2014

The University Theatre will hold auditions for its production of Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris.  The production will be directed by Sharon Andrews Thursday, September 4 at 6:30-9:00 PM Friday, September 5 at 3:00-6:00 PM Callbacks are TBA All auditions will be in the Ring Theatre of the Scales Fine Arts Center.  Roles are available for 4-5 […]

Dance Company audition information

Posted on: August 26, 2014

The Wake Forest Dance Company will hold its annual auditions in early September.  All auditions will be in the Dance Studio D101 of the Scales Fine Arts Center September 2 from 6-8 pm Modern/Contemporary with faculty members Christina Soriano and Amy Beasley September 3 from 6-8 pm Jazz with faculty member Nina Lucas and visiting […]

Emily James (’14) competes on So You Think You Can Dance

Posted on: July 9, 2014

Winston-Salem Journal article about Emily James on Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance. http://www.journalnow.com/news/local/wfu-grad-makes-top-on-dance-reality-show/article_b1b31a89-096a-557e-986d-9463250fe19c.html Week 1 performance (July 2) with partner Casey Askew. http://www.fox.com/watch/295400003563 Week 2 Hip-Hop performance (July 9) with partner Teddy Coffey. http://www.fox.com/watch/300765763529 Week 2 Top 20 group performance. http://www.fox.com/watch/300752451950?cmp=user_post Buzzfeed list about Emily James http://www.buzzfeed.com/dbarbs123/16-reasons-emily-james-is-your-new-favorite-dancer-hfy9 Week 3 Contemporary performance (July 16) […]

Emily James (’14) auditions for Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance

Posted on: June 5, 2014

On the June 4 episode, recent grad Emily James was featured on So You Think You Can Dance.  Her audition piece was choreographed by fellow grad Christopher Gonzalez La Corte (’14).  Both James and La Corte were members of the WFU Dance Company.  La Corte was a Theatre major and Dance minor. http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1ylka0_emily-james-21-sytycd-2014-chicago-auditions_tv

Recent grad, Cynthia Huang, in the spotlight

Posted on: May 23, 2014

Interview with the WFU News Bureau. http://news.wfu.edu/profile/2014-grad-cynthia-huang/

Auditions for These Shining Lives

Posted on: April 4, 2014

  Auditions for the first show of the 2014-2015 Theatre season are this weekend. Contact Richard Williams (williara@wfu.edu) or Carol Lavis (lavis@wfu.edu) for access to read the script on Sakai.

Our Country’s Good feature in the Winston-Salem Journal

Posted on: March 31, 2014

Feature in the Sunday, March 30, 2014 edition of the Winston-Salem Journal. http://www.journalnow.com/relishnow/the_arts/performing_arts/convicts-jailers-work-on-play-together/article_70548c1e-dab7-5681-a8db-b38bd825a91f.html

Teaser video for Our Country’s Good

Posted on: March 31, 2014

Promotional video for Our Country’s Good.  Created by the Anthony Aston Players. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GhD1N2jRWM&feature=youtu.be

Dance alum offers tap and African dance master classes

Posted on: March 24, 2014

Gerson Lanza will be offering beginning to advanced levels of tap master classes in the 204 Dance Studio in Scales Fine Arts Center of April 26. Registration information will be available soon at his website http://www.gersonlanza.com/