Tag: Theatre and Dance

Community Nutcracker Ballet has strong UW-Green Bay ties

A sensational example of community collaboration is the 11th annual Green Bay Nutcracker Ballet at the Meyer Theatre, Nov. 25 to 27. UW-Green Bay alumnus and ballet instructor Timothy Josephs is the artistic director for the producer of the show — Northeast Wisconsin Dance Organization (NEWDO). UW-Green Bay Prof. Jeff Entwistle and 18 UWGB students load in […]

‘Searching for Romeo’ cast member running LifeatUWGB Instagram account

Guinevere Casper, a sophomore English and theatre major and cast member of “Searching for Romeo,” is this week’s volunteer host of the LifeatUWGB Instagram account. Each week a different Phoenix hosts the account to show life at UWGB. This week, Guinevere is taking Instagram-users behind the scenes of the musical, which opens on Thursday. Buy […]

Video: Brian Sutton’s ‘Searching for Romeo’ opens Thursday

This is NOT Romeo and Juliet. As playwright, UW-Green Bay professor Brian Sutton, explains, “In Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet fall in love at first sight, marry less than 24 hours after having met and at a time when they’ve spent only about 15 minutes together, after which Romeo kills her cousin in a fit […]

Critic Gerds talks with Sutton on “new” Romeo

In an interview with Warren Gerds/Critic at Large, Prof. Brian Sutton tells of the differences between next week’s production of “Searching for Romeo” compared to 2012. One of the major differences is that this one is produced by UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance, and the benefits of an impressive scene shop, plus… Says Sutton, “The […]

Brian Sutton and Romeo cast featured on Local 5 Live yesterday

UW-Green Bay Prof. and celebrated playwright Brian Sutton appeared on Local 5 Live yesterday (Nov. 7) to promote Searching for Romeo. Sutton answered questions about the musical, its past reviews, and its time in New York. UWGB students Nick Schommer and Talor Sohr, who have leading roles in the UW-Green Bay’s version, performed one of […]

Art Open House tomorrow

Tomorrow (Thursday, Oct. 20), UW-Green Bay is hosting a Visual and Performing Arts Open House. Prospective students interested in art, music, and theatre are invited to explore the campus through specialized tours, class observations, and receptions. Admissions folks send thanks to all those involved in the event, especially faculty and staff from the art, music, […]