UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance presents ‘The Revolutionists’ October 12, 13 and 18-20, 2018

GREEN BAY, Wis. — University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Theatre and Dance presents the play The Revolutionists by Lauren Gunderson at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, 13 and 18-20, 2018 in the University Theatre, Theatre Hall. Tickets can be purchased online.

Paris, France, 1793: The Reign of Terror. Four badass women conspire, plot murder and resist extremist insanity. Join activist playwright Olympe de Gouges, assassin Charlotte Corday, Haitian abolitionist Marianne Angelle and former Queen Marie Antoinette as they plot, hand in glove, before each of them loses their head. This irreverent, fantastical comedy examines feminism, extremism, art and how we actually go about changing the world.

Cast:

-Olympe is played by Guinevere Caspar, senior (Musical Theatre and English), West Bend, Wis.
-Marianne is played by Selena Deer, senior, (Theatre Performance and Communication), New Berlin, Wis.
-Marie is played by Haley Ebinal, senior (Theatre Performance and Philosophy), Green Bay, Wis.
-Charlotte is played by Savannah Greiveldinger, junior (Musical Theatre and Design/Technical Theatre), Verona, Wis.

In the photo: clockwise from top left, Selena Deer as Marianne, Savannah Greiveldinger as Charlotte, Haley Ebinal as Marie, Guinevere Casper as Olympe

The play will be directed by UW-Green Bay Theatre Prof. Laura Riddle. Tickets are $22 for adults in advance and $24 at the door, $17 for senior citizens and students in advance and $19 at the door, and $11 for UW-Green Bay students. Tickets can be purchased online at www.weidnercenter.com, at all Ticker Star locations, including online, walk-up or by phone at UW-Green Bay’s University Union Ticketing and Information Center, or by calling 920-465-2400. The venue opens 90 minutes prior to the performance. The play contains strong language and is recommended for ages 12 and older.

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs to nearly 8,000 students with campus locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan. Established in 1965 on the border of Green Bay, the University and its campuses are centers of cultural enrichment, innovation and learning. The Green Bay campus is home to one of the Midwest’s most prolific performing arts centers, a nationally recognized 4,000-seat student recreation center, an award-winning nine-hole golf course and a five-mile recreational trail and arboretum, which is free and open to the public. This four-campus University transforms lives and communities through student-focused teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities, powerful connections and a problem-solving approach to education. UW-Green Bay’s main campus is centrally located, close to both the Door County resort area and the dynamic economies of Northeast Wisconsin, the Fox Valley region and the I-43 corridor. UW-Green Bay offers in-demand programs in science, engineering and technology; business; health, education and social welfare; and arts, humanities and social sciences. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

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Photos: ‘Homecomings’ 25th Anniversary Concert

Friends, patrons of the arts, local musicians and international artists returned home to Green Bay for a spectacular evening of “Homecomings” 25th Anniversary concert, Sept. 22, 2018. It was the inaugural concert of the Weidner Center’s 25th Anniversary Season.

The evening opened to the Youth Symphony Orchestra of St. Norbert College with guest violin soloist Wayne Lin. Lin was a featured performer at the Weidner Center Grand Opening Gala as a young boy. Green Bay native and Broadway star, Jessica Tyler Wright, and Green Bay’s Phantom of the Opera, Brad Little, also returned. The evening concluded with the Weidner Anniversary Orchestra, and featured a number of UW-Green Bay faculty with Beverly Taylor conducting. An evening favorite was violinist Lin, taking the stage with the Orchestra in a piece by Mendelsohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64.

Click to advance slideshow or view the album on Flickr.

Weidner Center 25th Anniversary Concert

– Photos by Dan Moore, Marketing and University Communication

UW-Green Bay alumna named executive director of Door County Historical Society

UW-Green Bay alumna Bailey Koepsel ’16 (Public Administration) has been named the new executive director of the Door County Historical Society, as reported by Door County Pulse. She was recently employed for three years as the Assistant Director at Lawrence University’s Björklunden and managed their summer seminar series. Read the full story.

Mark your calendars, if you dare, for ‘FRANKENtalks’

Mark your calendar now, and watch for more on “FRANKENtalks: Conversations about Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the Cofrin Library fourth floor. It will be  an evening of mini-lectures celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s novel, Frankenstein. Take part in the discussion and enjoy light refreshments. One lucky attendee will win two tickets for the performance of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein at the Weidner Center.

Mini-lectures:

  • Re-animating the Monster: Reinvention of the Frankenstein Myth In Pop Culture, Bryan J. Carr, Communication and Information Science
  • In Praise of Female Creativity: Feminist Interpretations of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Jessica Van Slooten, English and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies
  • Patagonian Giants, Frankenstein’s Creature, and Contact Zone Catastrophe, Rebecca Nesvet, English
  • How Geology and Climate Contributed to the Creation of One (Actually Two) of the World’s Greatest Literary Works, Steve Meyer, Natural and Applied Sciences

Descriptions of each talk can be found at FRANKENtalks.

Clery act notification

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or Clery Act, signed in 1990, is a federal statute codified at 20 U.S.C. § 1092(f), with implementing regulations in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations at 34 C.F.R.668.46. The Clery Act requires all colleges and universities that participate in federal financial aid programs to keep and disclose information about crime on and near their respective campuses. Compliance is monitored by the United States Department of Education.

Consistent with those obligations, the University is required to compile an annual report of all reports of crime and fire reported on or near campus over the reporting period.  The University has completed the Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report and it is available http://www.uwgb.edu/UWGBCMS/media/public-safety/files/pdf/Annual-Security-Report-2018-19.pdf as well as at the Public Safety website:  http://www.uwgb.edu/publicsafety/

If you would like to receive a copy of the combined Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report, you can stop by the Public Safety Office in the Instructional Services Building room 1024 or request a copy by calling 920-465-2300 ext. #2.

 

The Public Safety website along with the Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report contain information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, fire safety, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus.  They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by UW-Green Bay; and on Public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

 

If you have questions about the information contained within the report, please feel free to contact UW-Green Bay Public Safety at #2300 or the Clery Compliance Office at #2210.

Kate Gaines to give international teaching presentation, Monday, Oct. 1

Kate Gaines (sister of Prof. Adam Gaines) is an accomplished teacher at all levels of K-12 music education. A graduate of the University of South Carolina (BM Music Education) and Colorado State University (MM Music Ed and Instrumental Conducting), she has in recent years taught in private schools in the U.S. and abroad (Palo Alto, CA; Vienna, Austria; Athens, Greece) and has a wealth of knowledge to share with future teachers about the avenues that lead to, and the pros and cons of, international teaching, IB schools, etc. Ms. Gaines will give a presentation to the public and open the floor to questions at the end. This event is supported in part by the UW-Green Bay collegiate chapter of the National Association for Music Education. The event is in the choir room (SA B101) from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and is open to the public.

Port of Green Bay holding public meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 2, on Renard Island future

Those who were on the Green Bay campus the past couple of years may have remembered a class led by Associate Prof. Marcelo Cruz (Public and Environmental Administration) which worked semester-long to create a vision for a new public/private waterfront development very close to campus. It included suggestions for land use that juts into Green Bay called Renard Island. The Port of Green Bay will be holding its first Renard Island Public meeting Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 at the Neville Public museum, and all are invited. More details, here.

Faculty note: (Correction) Prof. Kristy Deetz appointed to College Art Association’s jury for Distinguished Teaching of Art Award

UW-Green Bay Prof. Kristy Deetz (Art and Design) has been appointed to a three-year term on the College Art Association’s jury for the Distinguished Teaching of Art Award. College Art Association, as the preeminent international leadership organization in the visual arts, promotes these arts and their understanding through advocacy, intellectual engagement and a commitment to the diversity of practices and practitioners. The Distinguished Teaching of Art Award is presented to an individual who has been actively engaged in teaching art for most of his or her career.