Tag: Theatre and Dance

UW-Green Bay Prof. Jeff Entwistle to grads: ‘Inspire us’

Jeff Entwistle making spring 2018 commencement address

The following speech was given by UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance Professor Jeffrey Entwistle to UW-Green Bay’s 2018 Spring Commencement attendees. “Welcome graduates and welcome to your families, friends and all our special guests. I would also like to thank Chancellor Miller for the honor and invitation to speak with you today. You need to […]

UW-Green Bay Theatre alumna has stand-up date on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Mary Gallagher

Gallagher also looks forward to Fox TV Pilot with ‘Empire’ star Howard Late night, get laughing! Mary Gallagher ’90 (Theatre) will be doing stand up comedy on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Friday, May 18. She also has a pilot show set to air on May 24 on Fox, starring with Terrence Howard, […]

Emily Ahrens named UW-Green Bay’s ‘Most Outstanding’

Emily Ahrens at Spring Commencement 2018

The recipient of this year’s Outstanding Student Award, Emily Ahrens, thinks of the students and faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay as an extended family; one that has helped her learn and grow throughout her college career, but also one that has been there as her support through some rough personal times. Ahrens, a […]

Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Review: Star-Minded ‘Silent Sky’ Truly Stellar in Green Bay

“A beautiful blend is at work in ‘Silent Sky’ in a presentation by University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre and Dance,” writes critic Warren Gerds. “The ingredients are the science of astronomy, the desire for understanding in human nature and theater artistry, with emphasis on ‘artistry.’ A cast of accomplished students is at the fore. The […]

UW-Green Bay Theatre Studio and Alternate Theatre presents ‘Exit, Pursued by a Bear’ May 1-3

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre Studio and Alternate Theatre completes its season with a student directed performance of Lauren Gunderson’s “Exit, Pursued by a Bear,” at 7:30 p.m. May 1-3, 2018 in the Weidner Center. Recommended for mature audiences, “Exit, Pursued by a Bear” is a smart, dark revenge comedy about a woman named Nan […]

The Phoenix Bookstore has Phoenix Friday savings up to 50 percent

The Phoenix Bookstore has sweet savings this Friday, April 27  — pick a candy bar and receive corresponding discount up to 50 percent! (Excludes textbooks and commencement items.) Also this Friday, get discounted food items for wearing your Phoenix gear at Chartwells locations. Take in a play — UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance presents  Silent […]

Critic-at-Large Warren Gerds previews Silent Sky

In Warren Gerds, critic-at-large, reviews and previews this week, is Silent Sky, a UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance play, explores a woman’s place in society during a time of immense scientific discoveries, when women’s ideas were dismissed until men claimed credit for them. Leavitt and her female peers were dedicated to social and scientific progress. […]

UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance presents ‘Silent Sky’ April 25-28, 2018

GREEN BAY –University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre presents the play Silent Sky by Lauren Gunderson at 7:30 p.m. Apr. 25 to 28, 2018 in the University Theatre, Theatre Hall. Gunderson is the most produced living playwright in America. Her play is based on a true story of an early-1900’s astronomer Henrietta Leavitt (Wisconsin) who explores […]

UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance presents ‘DanceWorks’ April 7-8, 2018

Green Bay, Wis. – Join University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre and Dance for a celebration of dance in a concert of faculty and student choreography representing a diverse medley of styles. Performances for DanceWorks are April 7 at 7:30 p.m. and April 8 at 3 p.m. at the University Theatre, Theatre Hall, UW-Green Bay. Dancers: […]