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Summer Session I & II

Monday, March 22, 2021
Summer Session I (May 12-June 21) THEATRST 145S-01 ACTING  MTuWThF 11:00AM - 12:15PM  Jeff Storer Codes: AL; CCI  SYNCHORNOUS ONLINE    Using the writings of Sarah Ruhl, Qui Nguyen, August Strindberg, Konstantin Stanislavsky, Suzan Lori-Parks, Anna Deavere Smith,...

Kari Barclay (TS '16) Wins So.Queer Playwrights’ Festival

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
KARI BARCLAY, Theater Studies '16, has been named the winner of the inaugural So.Queer Playwrights’ Festival, sponsored by the Richmond, VA, Triangle Players.  Read the full story in the Stanford News >>>

Job Announcement: Artist in Residence

Monday, February 15, 2021
The Department of Theater Studies at Duke University in Durham, NC invites applications for an Artist in Residence to begin July 2021. This full-time, one-year position is intended for a recent graduate of an MFA program (2019 or later preferred) in either Acting or Directing; the position requires...

Job Announcement: Visiting Professor or Instructor/Acting

Friday, February 12, 2021
The Department of Theater Studies at Duke University in Durham, NC invites applications for a Visiting Professor or an Instructor to begin July 2021. The field is Acting. This full-time, one-year position requires an MFA or related terminal degree in the field at the time of hire. The 2/2 teaching...

Job Announcement: Visiting Professor or Instructor/Musical Theater

Friday, February 12, 2021
The Department of Theater Studies at Duke University in Durham, NC invites applications and nominations for an open-rank Visiting Professor or an Instructor to begin July 2021. The field is Musical Theater. This full-time, one-year position requires a PhD in Theater History or a related field at...

FOCUS on Asian American Experiences Through Performance

Thursday, January 28, 2021
It’s been a busy three years at Duke for Theater Studies Professor Esther Kim Lee. Along with her appointment in Theater, she holds positions in International Comparative Studies and Asian American and Diaspora Studies—and she was the faculty director for the Focus Program’s new...

Spring Course Spotlight

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Do you still need a course for Spring? We have several classes for you to consider—including the newly added Shakespeare Studio.  Questions? Please contact: coco.wilder@duke.edu.      Shakespeare Studio | THEATRST 246S (Newly added) on-campus and online F 10:15am-12:45pm...

Auditions for Spring Mainstage: MEDEA

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Audition for the Theater Studies Spring Mainstage: MEDEA Directed as a senior distinction project by Maria Zurita Ontiveros and designed by Ash Jeffers November 7 and November 8, 4:00-7:00pm via Zoom. Follow this link for more info on how to audition, sides, and signups: http://bit.ly/...

Bell Examines the Quality of Writing That Goes into the Films that Scare Us

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Years ago, Theater Studies Professor Neal Bell was asked to do a page-one rewrite (or complete screenplay overhaul) of a horror movie being shot in Toronto. The director, who shared a similar theater background, remembered that he was a horror buff, so he flew Bell to Canada to see the...

Open Auditions for CITIZEN: AN AMERICAN LYRIC

Thursday, August 20, 2020
        CALL FOR OPEN AUDITIONS CITIZEN: AN AMERICAN LYRIC by Claudia Rankine Adapated for the stage by Stephen Sachs Directed by JaMeeka Holloway-Burrell August 20-26 9am-2pm Additional times are available, please email: jameekaholloway@gmail.com...

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