Distinguished Visiting Scholar Jock Soto led a master class for advanced ballet students on October 26. See "News" for a slideshow and New York Times article on Jock Soto's wedding!
Visiting choreographer Ting-Ting Chang, artistic director of the company DreamDance, was in residence with the PAD Oct. 2-7.
At 4pm Wednesday, October 26, Jock Soto, a Distinguised Visiting Scholar at Washington University, will introduce a screening of Water Flowing Together, a documentary about his remarkable life.
This 12-minute video includes scenes from Schvey's interview, a lecture by the professor about Williams' life along with images and audio of the playwright reading from his work.
General auditions for the Spring semester will take place on Thursday, Nov 3rd (8:00-10:0pm) in Mallinckrodt 101 (new lab space) and Friday, Nov 4th (7:00-10:00pm) in the Ann W. Olin Women's Building, Olin Studio 1.
Dancing, cross-dressing and Civil Rights from Oct. 14 to 30. Record Article
A special presentation celebrating the centennial of the birth of Tennessee Williams. Record Article
PAD study abroad program featured in national magazine
Lindsay Brill (LA '05) won first place for her solo role in TESTIFY! (THIS ONE TIME I WAS TRYING TO DIE), written by Liz Calvert (LA '06) and directed by Jackie Honeybourne (LA '06), at the John Chatterton Short Play Festival in New York. The play will also be performed at the Midtown International Theatre Festival July 11-31, 2011.
Elena Hight (LA '11; Drama Major ) has been selected for the 2011 Lynne Cooper Harvey Undergraduate Writing Prize.
Jessica Davie (LA '11; Drama Minor) is an Outstanding Graduate of Arts and Sciences for 2011.
Senior Dance Major Josh Hasam's "dynamic and impressive" solo receives special mention in St. Louis Showcase dance festival review.
Henry Schvey, Professor of Drama and Comparative Literature, writes about Francine Prose in the Fall 2010 issue of "Belles Lettres"
Ron Himes, Henry E. Hampton, Jr. Artist-in-Residence, invited by President Abdoulaye Wade as an American delegate of to the World Festival of Black Arts and Culture in Senegal
Junior Diana Chu, costume designer for Curse of the Starving Class, was awarded the 2010 Fashion Group International Scholarship.