Tag: Theatre

Life’s journey included a change in horizons for UW-Green Bay alumnus David Duwell


David Duwell ’90 (English) had his future laid out for him. He was going to get his diploma from New Holstein High School and run the family farm in his small hometown of Johnsburg, Wis. At least until a caring teacher and an older sister proposed a different path — college. UW-Green Bay became his […]

Theatre and Music seasons to be unveiled at Weidner celebration

New at this year’s Weidner season unveiling, UW-Green Bay Music and Theatre (and Dance) chairpersons Randall Meder and Jeff Enstwistle, respectively, will take to the podium to announce their upcoming seasons, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. UW-Green Bay music students Rissel Peguero and Matthew Hillman will be entertaining before and after the event. Music begins at […]

Reminder: Weidner and (UW-Green Bay Theatre and Music) season reveal is Wednesday, June 21

All members of the campus community are invited to the unveiling of the 2017-2018 season at the Weidner Center — 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 21, 2017 in the Weidner Grand Foyer. UW-Green Bay Music and Theatre (and Dance) programs will also announce their seasons. Please RSVP by emailing wcpa@uwgb.edu if you are able to attend. […]

Von Ruden tells classmates, ‘Reach beyond what you think is possible’


The following is the speech by UW-Green Bay 2017 Spring Commencement Student Speaker Cody Von Ruden, Theatre, chosen to speak on behalf of his class by faculty members and administrators. Video Recording (Von Ruden is introduced at 47:25.) Good afternoon class of 2017, and welcome to the faculty, staff, parents, and guests who have gathered […]

UW-Green Bay’s First Engineering Technology Graduates Among 947 to Receive UW-Green Bay Degrees, May 13

Class of 2017 also Sets Records for Academic Honors, Master’s Degrees Awarded Green Bay, Wis. – Dessi Koss is doing more than graduating from college on Saturday. She is also making history. Koss, the first student to enroll in the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s new program in Engineering Technology in 2015, will also be the […]

Von Ruden has plenty to say… Class speaker nominated for his spirit and energy

Graduating class speaker Cody Von Ruden will receive a Bachelor’s degree in Saturday’s commencement ceremony with a major in Theatre (focus in Costume Design/Technology) and a minor in Design Arts. He was chosen to speak on behalf of his graduating Class of 2017 by a committee of UW-Green Bay faculty members and administrators. He was […]

Reminder: Theatre presents ‘I Never Saw Another Butterfly’

UW-Green Bay Theatre will be presenting I Never Saw Another Butterfly on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. This one-act play is based on the art and poetry created in a concentration camp by the Jewish children of Prague. It is written by Celeste Raspanti, directed by Laura Riddle and based on a book by Hana Volakova. Tickets are […]

UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance presents ‘I Never Saw Another Butterfly’, May 3

GREEN BAY –University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre and Dance completes its season with a one-night performance of Celeste Respanti’s “I Never Saw Another Butterfly” at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 3 in the Cofrin Family Hall of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. “I Never Saw Another Butterfly” is a book and play based on […]

UW-Green Bay’s ‘Play Nice!’ set receives ‘distinguished’ recognition

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre and Dance Chair Jeff Entwistle received national recognition by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KC ACTF) for the scene design of UW-Green Bay’s “Play Nice!” production. UW-Green Bay learned of the recognition, recently. “It was a nice surprise,” Entwistle said. The national selection team, which sees all eight […]