Tag: Theatre and Dance

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, […]

Week two of Play Nice!

Don’t miss your chance to see the creative and imaginative UW-Green Bay production of “Play Nice!” Performances are Wednesday, Oct. 19 through Saturday, Oct. 22, in the Jean Weidner Theatre, Weidner Center. Robin Rice (playwright), who has had two other productions of this show in Washington D.C. and off-Broadway, says she loves the creativity of […]

UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance plays on dramatic power of imagination for ‘Play Nice’

Play Nice Promo photo

In Play Nice!, a production by playwright Robin Rice, the “Diamond siblings” use the dramatic role-play of their imaginations to cope with the abusive Dragon Queen — their mother. Siblings Isabel, Luce and Matilda embark on a mysterious journey within themselves to discover who poisoned her. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre and Dance presents Play […]

‘Romeo’ and company returns to Green Bay; tickets now on sale

Searching for Romeo

Green Bay, Wis. — University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Prof. Brian Sutton’s Searching for Romeo, winner of the 2014 Stage Rights/New York Musical Theatre Festival Publishing Award, will be a featured musical performance at UW‑Green Bay this year. Performances are Thursday through Saturday, November 17-19. All shows will play at the University Theatre, UW‑Green Bay. The romantic comedy features […]

Bright lights, big city: UW‑Green Bay’s Schommer gets to train with Broadway’s stars

Nicholas Schommer in the Weidner Center

Out of the thousands of people who applied, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay senior Nick Schommer was one of only 60 aspiring actors to be selected to a prestigious opportunity — the Open Jar Institute summer session, in New York, July 31-August 6. The Open Jar is a program which provides aspiring actors with intensive, one-on-one training […]

Campus mourns passing of Nancy Stiles

Nancy Stiles beign presented with the Chancellor's Award

UW-Green Bay learned today of the passing of Nancy (Gochnauer) Stiles, a long-time supporter and advocate of UW-Green Bay, particularly the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts and the UW-Green Bay Theatre program. Nancy and her late husband Stuart became active in the Founders Association in the 1970s. Nancy was a committed and enthusiastic supporter […]

Highlights: UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance

Included in yesterday’s Weidner Center 2016-17 season reveal was a sneak peek of UW-Green Bay music, theatre and dance 2016-17 performances. Here are just a few: UW-Green Bay Music: Handel’s Messiah, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 (With audience participation, this year) Jazz Fest 47, 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28 Metropolis, 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 28 […]

Prof. Riddle and Theatre Z to present ‘Frozen’

UWGB’s own Prof. Laura Riddle (Theatre and Dance) will perform in a Theatre Z presentation of Bryony Lavery’s award-winning play, “Frozen.” The production includes Riddle as one of the lead roles, as well as two UWGB students, Kaitlin Honkanen, and Haley Ebinal, as stage manager and assistant stage manager, respectively. The performance will take place […]