News & Events
Monday, July 27, 2015
Just two more showings of the Duke Players Orientation Show - this Friday and Saturday night in Brody Theater, preceded by free pizza on the Branson porch!
Thursday, July 16, 2015
It's time to plan for auditions for our two mainstage shows! Fall brings us An Experiment With An Air Pump by Shelagh Stephenson and spring will feature Bob by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb. Audition info here. An Experiment With An Air Pump is a contemporary consideration of art and science that takes...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Dear Friends, 2014-15 has been an exciting year for the Department of Theater Studies. The Orientation Show started off the year with a bang: Demon Baby directed by Thomas Kavanagh. With a cast that included three terrifically talented freshmen, I directed the fall mainstage, The Perfect...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Neal Bell’s play Cold Sweat is currently running in Los Angeles, produced by the theater group Uranium Madhouse. The film In Secret - based in part on his play adaptation of Zola's Therese Raquin - was released in the U.S. in winter last year. Directed by Charlie Stratton, it starred...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
The Theater Studies CoLab (Collaborative Theater Making) course under the leadership of visiting artists Lisa D'Amour and Brendan Connelly proved to be a huge hit with students spring semester. Both artists are award winners in their fields - playwrighting for D'Amour and sound design for Connelly...
Monday, June 22, 2015
Get a taste of Theater Studies Professor Ellen Hemphill's technique for teaching voice and body gesture in this trailer taken from a longer training film. Voice and Body Gesture Technique from Jim Haverkamp on Vimeo.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
See where the set magic happens, and hear from the wizard himself, David Berberian!
Monday, May 18, 2015
Check out this slideshow made for our 2015 graduates, which celebrates the plays during their time at Duke. Duke Theater Studies Graduates 2015 - 4 years in plays from Theater Studies on Vimeo.
Monday, May 11, 2015
Friday, May 8, 2015
Read about the Duke in Chicago summer program here - from Duke Magazine.