Department News (10-14-13)

Congratulations go to the following faculty members who received Professional Development funds from the college.

  • Wade Hollingshaus, Megan Sanborn Jones, and Lindsay Livingston who all received funds to attend the American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) in November.
  • George Nelson who received funds to attend the National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) Conference this week in NYC.

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studio cThe third season of Studio C, BYUtv’s original sketch comedy series, began last Monday, Oct. 7, 8 pm MT.  All of the cast members were originally members of  BYU’s Divine Comedy, the class (326R) sponsored by TMA.   Studio C has a solid following and is BYUtv’s top series.  To see the first two seasons, go to byutv.org. For more about the cast and the third season, see the article in the Deseret News at deseretnews.com.

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dcBYU Divine Comedy had its first show of the semester this past weekend, playing to sold out audiences in the Varsity Theatre. Divine Comedy’s next show will be on Nov. 8, 9.

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journal

An article by Tim Threlfall was recently published in the summer edition of the SDC Journal (Stage Directors and Choreographers), which comes out quarterly.  The article, entitled “A Matter of Timing: Directing the Flood Effect at Tuacahn Amphitheatre,” is the second one that Tim has had published in the journal.  The SDC Society is a national organization that represents their union.  Tim also contributed the photos in the article, both of which feature plays that he directed at Tuacahn that used the “flood” to stunning effect, Big River and South Pacific. Although you must subscribe to the journal to see it online, there is a copy in the front office  with the photos and article tagged.  

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