Tag: Theatre and Dance

UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance releases 2017-18 lineup

UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance releases its upcoming season: -Oct. 12-14 and 18-21, No Exit, a 1944 existentialist French Play, by Jean-Paul Sartre, Jean Weidner Theatre -Nov. 16-18, Legally Blonde, The Musical, University Theatre -Feb. 22-24 and Feb. 27-March 3, Wonder of the World by David Lindsay-Abaire, “Hilarious journey of self-discovery,” Jean Weidner Theatre -April […]

Reminder: ‘I Never Saw Another Butterfly’ performance, May 3

It follows a huge weekend for the arts at UW-Green Bay, but don’t miss the season finale for UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance — a one-night performance of Celeste Respanti’s “I Never Saw Another Butterfly.” The performance is at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 3 in the Weidner Center. The book and play is based on […]

Golden opportunity: Theatre program wins ‘Handtruck Award’ again

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University of Wisconsin-Green Bay theatre students once again excelled at the Kennedy Center’s American College Theatre Festival (KC ACTF) Region III, Jan. 12. The University’s production of “Play Nice,” brought home the coveted “Golden Handtruck Award.” The award recognizes the best technical work and most professionalism in getting production materials — set, lighting, sound system, […]

Play Nice fundraising performance, Jan. 9

The cast and crew of UW-Green Bay Theatre program’s Play Nice will host a fundraising performance and final festival trial at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9 at University Theatre, UW-Green Bay. The group is practicing for a performance for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in Indianapolis, Jan. 12. There will not be […]

Students grateful for Craig Mueller Scholarships

Marcia Mueller Scholarship Reception

Annual reception honors his memory and celebrates student success When Craig A. Mueller ’71 (Humanism in Cultural Change) passed in 2006, he left a gift to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay that was at the time, at just over $1 million, the largest ever to the University from an alumnus. Students in majors dear to […]

Non-musical version of Searching for Romeo coming soon

The publishers of Brian Sutton’s Searching for Romeo (Steele Spring Stage Rights Press), will soon publish a non-musical version of the play as a companion piece to the musical version. In both versions, the main script is modest with alternative spicier material in an appendix. Sutton explains, “If Searching for Romeo is going to keep being […]

‘Play Nice’ selected for Region III Festival in Indianapolis

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Congratulations to cast and crew of the UW-Green Bay Theatre production “Play Nice” selected as a main performance for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in Indianapolis, Jan. 12. The group hosts a fundraising performance and final festival trial at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9 at University Theatre, UW-Green Bay. There will not […]

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 […]