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Open Auditions: The Forgotten

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Auditions for "The Forgotten" by Torry Bend and Craig Quintero January 22, 2020 Rubenstein Center Lounge 6:00-10:00pm Call for dancers, actors, singers, and musicians to join us in developing a new performance about coal mining. Please sign up for your audition time here.  Open to...

Assistant Stage Managers Needed for Spring Mainstage Production

Thursday, January 9, 2020
Are you interested in stage management? Would you like to gain practical experience? This is an excellent opportunity to work one-on-one with Director of Theater Thom Quintas on all aspects of stage management for the Spring Mainstage production of "Fefu and Her Friends." We are...
Auditions for Duke Players Spring 2020

Auditions Open for Duke Players Spring 2020

Monday, October 28, 2019
Sign-Up for Duke Players' Spring 2020 Production: an original script by Valerie Muensterman When: November 19 and November 21, 7:00-9:00pm Where: Bryan Center Rehearsal Studio (Room 127) What to bring: contemporary monologue or read from the script Note: We are looking for an actor who...

Theater Studies Marks 2019/20 Season with New Play Selection Process

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
The Theater Studies Department is proud to announce our 2019/20 mainstage season, inaugurating a new play selection process featuring student input. A committee of faculty and students have determined the scripts for next year’s THEATRST 350 mainstage shows to be As You Like It by William...
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Morgan Fears' original screenplay Daddy Issued on March 2, one night only!

Thursday, February 28, 2019
The Theater Studies department is proud to announce the reading of senior distinction candidate Morgan Fears' autobiographical screenplay Daddy Issued, Saturday March 2 at 7:00pm in Brody Theater (Branson building, East campus.)  In the tradition of developing works-in-progress,...
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2019 Student Theater Awards now open for application!

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Do you have big plans for making theater this summer? Could you use some financial assistance? Applications for the Theater Studies annual student awards are now open!  Students taking theater classes are encouraged to read through the opportunities listed here. The Theater Studies...
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Tony Award-winner Victoria Clark directs Love Life for Duke Theater Studies

Sunday, December 2, 2018
This December, for one night only, the Duke University Theater Studies department presents a developmental workshop of the groundbreaking Kurt Weill-Alan Jay Lerner musical Love Life directed by New York-based director and actor Victoria Clark (Light in the Piazza). ...
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Theater Studies department continues to grow

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Exciting news for Theater Studies at Duke!  Professor Darren Gobert (pictured) will be joining the faculty as a full tenured professor this spring. Professor Gobert, the editor of Modern Drama, specializes in comparative modern and contemporary Western drama, dramatic and performance...
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Theater Studies welcomes new chair, new faculty

Tuesday, September 4, 2018
The Theater Studies department is ushering in the new school year with a new chair and new faculty!  For the first time, we have a faculty designer taking the helm as chair of the department. Professor Torry Bend has big plans for building new alliances, bringing in new guest artists, and...
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Duke theater professor pulls the curtain on 31-year-old Durham theater

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
This week’s final five performances of Manbites Dog Theater’s final show, directed by Professor Jeff Storer, mark the closing of a Triangle landmark in the theater community.  Wakey, Wakey  an existential tragicomedy by Will Eno, is a fitting tribute to this event which will transform the...