Tag: Theatre

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 […]

Review: ‘Earnest’ has a feel of completeness, of careful preparation and delivery

Critic-at-Large Warren Gerds was entertained by the UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance presentation of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest.” “It’s fun to be in an audience that gets it… gets the humor of Oscar Wilde as it rolls out subtly, wryly and oh-so-cleverly like waves lapping on a shore. Such an experience was […]

Every Friday is Phoenix Friday…and more!

Tailgate at the Spirit Week finale event “Rock the Resch” beginning at 4 p.m. tonight before heading over to the Resch Center at 6 p.m. to cheer on your Phoenix at the Green Bay men’s basketball game against Oakland. The Phoenix Bookstore offers 20% off when you present the school fight song. Also on Phoenix […]

UW-Green Bay Theatre presents ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

  GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre presents Oscar Wilde’s famous play The Importance of Being Earnest at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 to 25 and Mar. 1 to 4, 2017 in the Jean Weidner Theatre of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. The play will be directed by UW-Green Bay Theatre […]