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    • Rude Mechanicals coming to campus. Read more here.
      Check out this video about Duke in Chicago!

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    • Professsor O'Berski is in China making theater with migrant workers.
      Read more here.

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      recently spoke to our seniors.

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    • Machinal finishes successful run.
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      Read about it here.

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    • Machinal opens April 3
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      View trailer here.

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    • Republic by Hoi Polloi
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Announcing the Fall Innovation and Entrepreneurship Undergraduate Certificate Information Sessions! Read more here.

Read about the innovative new course Stories for Social Change here, taught by visiting alum Madeleine Lambert and Hidden Voices founding director Lynden Harris.

Ellen Brown, (below) a student in the Duke in Chicago program, goes out on a photoshoot.  Duke in Chicago had a very successful first summer. Read the program blog here to see what the students experienced.

Click here to learn more about the new program in Chicago - a six-week, two course credit program for entrepreneurs who love the arts and for artists who want to become entrepreneurial.

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below: from Bully Boy - see right column.

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    • Photo Credit: Alex Maness

Check out senior Hillary Spiritos' post about her evolution to theater studies major here.

New Works Festival casts announced here.

Above, video montage of Uncle Vanya

Theater Studies faculty, students and associates make a huge splash in the Triangle's "Best Theater of 2013" - check it out here!

Photos from OBIE award winning The Builders Association workshop with the Liveness: Digital Media and Performance FOCUS class held Nov. 2-3.

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Global Ed Fair coming in September - read about it here.

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Two students who attended the Duke in London Drama Program sent postcards back to the Global Ed office this summer. See their pictures below and read their postcards here.

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Watch this video to see how a theater course at Duke put this alum on her life's path!

Theater Studies major Kari Barclay directs successful show.

Three favorable local reviews have appeared for Bully Boy, directed by Duke rising junior theater studies major and A.B. Duke Scholar Kari Barclay, written by Sandi Toksvig, performed by actors Justin Brent Johnson and Gregor McElvogue at Common Ground Theatre in Durham, for Common Wealth Endeavors--running now through June 28.
(1) Martha Keravuori and Chuck Galle, “Bully Boy Is a Thought-Provoking 90-Minute Drama About the Lasting Trauma of War,” Triangle Arts & Entertainment (June 14, 2014): Read the whole review here.
(2) Susie Potter, “Two Halves Become Almost Whole in Sandi Toksvig’s Moving Bully Boy,” Triangle Arts & Entertainment (June 16, 2014): Read the whole review here.
(3) Byron Woods, “Enigmatic Wartime Angst in Bully Boy,” Indy Week (June 18, 2014): Read the whole review:

Below, photos of guest playright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins visiting senior colloquium (joined by advanced writing class), where students give a reading of his play Octoroon.

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Uncle Vanya trailer!

Check out this article about three Duke Theater Studies professors!

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