Tag: Theatre and Dance

Congratulations to faculty members on 2018-19 sabbaticals

Sabbatical proposals have been approved by the Board of Regents. Sabbaticals are covered in Wisconsin State Statute (Wis. Stat. 36.11(17)), in UW System Policy (UW System Administrative Policy 160) and in the Faculty Handbook (pp. 128-9). Congratulations to the following faculty members who are receiving sabbaticals in 2018-19: Associate Prof. Francis Akakpo, Social Work, semester […]

UW-Manitowoc’s Michael Sheeks leads thriving musical scene

USA Today Network-Wisconsin featured a story this week about a thriving arts seen in Tisch Mills. The Forest Inn — just off State 42 between Manitowoc and Kewaunee — is back producing theater and hosting musical groups in quite an ambitious season planned by new artistic director Michael Sheeks (associate lecturer, UW-Manitowoc, Communication-Theatre Arts). “It […]

Student-directed ‘Sister Mary Ignatius Explains it All for You’ Dec. 8 and 9

Directed by UW-Green Bay senior Kiersten Zangl, the play “Sister Mary Ignatius Explains it All for You” will be performed at the Weidner Center’s Jean Weidner Theatre on Dec. 8 and 9 at 7:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public. The play follows the story of Sister Mary Ignatius, who has been […]

Fritz and Ruby may steal the show — they’re the canine stars in UW-Green Bay’s ‘Legally Blonde The Musical’

Guinevere Casper plays Paulette and Fritz plays Rufus in Legally Blonde The Musical

A rescue chihuahua named Ruby and an English bulldog named Fritz (above, with Guinevere Casper who plays Paulette) will make their acting debuts in UW-Green Bay’s presentation of “Legally Blonde The Musical,” Nov. 17-19. Ruby, owned by the Stacy Thompson family, will play “Bruiser Woods.” Fritz, owned by Melissa Corpus, will play the role of […]

‘Fabulously Fun’ Legally Blonde opens next week

Don’t miss out on this collaborative fall presentation of Legally Blonde, The Musical, brought to you by UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance and UW-Green Bay Music. UW-Green Bay’s performance is directed by Laura Riddle, with musical direction by Courtney Sherman and choreography by Denise Carlson-Gardner. Elizabeth Seidl is the stage manager, with Lorelei Zimmerman as […]

UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance and Music present ‘Legally Blonde The Musical,’ Nov. 16-18

Adam Rosenow plays Arner Huntington III and Emily Ahrens plays Elle Woods in Legally Blonde: The Musical

GREEN BAY – University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre and Dance and Music will present “Legally Blonde The Musical” Nov. 16 through Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre located in UW-Green Bay’s Theatre Hall building. Tickets may be purchased in-person at all Ticket Star locations, including the Resch Center and the University Ticketing […]

UW-Green Bay’s production of Legally Blonde is Nov. 16-18

Purchase your advanced tickets for Legally Blonde — the fabulously fun, international award-winning musical is based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde. The musical follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. This action-packed musical explodes on the stage with memorable songs and dynamic dances. […]

Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Review: Sartre’s ‘No Exit’ mines the mind in Green Bay

The UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance presentation of the play, “No Exit,” is this weekend, with shows at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18, 19, 20, 21. See the review by critic-at-large Warren Gerds. “Tom Melling (Creadeau), Haley Ebinal (Inez) and Tara Jackson (Estelle) have a stick-to-itiveness in their performances,” Gerds writes. “There’s a certain intensity. Much […]