Judith Willoughby, professor of conducting and choral music education, is on leave this semester and three adjunct professors are taking her place.
TheatreOCU presents “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.” The play takes place in a space between Heaven and Hell with no set time.
Alumna and Tony Award-winning Broadway star Kelli O’Hara will perform at a fundraiser hosted by OCU for the Meyers Theater for Young Audiences.
The School of Theater no longer oversees OCUEdge. Out of the Box, a student-led group through the School of Theater, took over the program.
Renowned actor and acting teacher Joe Anthony will visit the university to host a masterclass and several sessions for select students.
I only asked questions that appear in songs. Callie Dewees, acting freshman, used these lyrics to convey her goals and thoughts on life.
TheatreOCU presents “The Giver,” based off of the book by Lois Lowry, will use sets and costumes in black and white to represent a colorless world.
Travis Baldwin, design and production junior, just won an award for “Excellence in Lighting Design” from a regional conference of workshops and design competitions. Travis has designed the lights for several OCU productions.
Everyone loves a class Christmas movie, but here are some updates sure to resonate with OCU students.
Matthew Tuley, acting freshman, shares dreams and thoughts on subjects such as shirts, jokes and food.
Celia Tedde, music theater and vocal performance freshman, balances her two passions: theater and her job as a national officer of NFTY.
Kate Brennan, assistant voice professor and the newest addition to the school of theater faculty, studies several modern styles of voice, theater, and bodywork. She founded the education program at a non-profit theater company, where she serves as artistic director. She also has written two musicals and started her own voice and bodywork style called…
The newest production on campus is based on a true story about one woman’s work to protect the rights of women everywhere. Mrs. Packard is based on the true story of a woman who changed history in the 1860s. Elizabeth Packard was unwillingly admitted to an insane asylum in 1863 for disagreeing with her husband’s…
Project 21 will present a Halloween concert Friday. The concert is free and open to the public. It is scheduled for 8 p.m. in Petree Recital Hall in Kirk- patrick Fine Arts Center. The Halloween concert is one of several concerts Project 21 plans to present this year. “The Halloween concert will be really fun,”…
Siobhan Gale, musical theatre senior, and Nicholas Haas, musical theatre and vocal performance freshmen, sing a love duet during a rehearsal for “The Coronation of Poppea”, directed by Prof. Karen Coe Miller. The opera runs Mar. 6, 7, and 8 in The Burg Theater in the Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center. Photo: Ali Wonderly
The final Stage II production of the season is also a first for the state of Oklahoma and the OCU community.
Lizzie Foreman (Jessie), acting junior, and Emily Hawkins (Momma), acting senior, rehearse for OCU Stage II’s “Night Mother”, an experimental production directed by acting professor Lindsay Beamish. The production ran Feb. 19-22 in the Black Box Theater in the Bass School of Music. Photo: Amy Webb
The university choirs are performing their annual Christmas Vespers on Dec. 12 and 13 in a new location. The Vespers concert will be at First Presbyterian Church of Oklahoma City, 1001 Northwest 25 St.
National auditions are scheduled this weekend for incoming theater and music students.Students get a chance to volunteer and help guide future students through the audition process.
The theater school will perform their third Stage II of this semester, The Marriage of Bette and Boo, in two weeks. The show runs Nov. 20-23 in the Black Box Theater. Tickets are $5.
The first production of the mainstage opera season will open Friday, Nov. 14.The production will differ from past shows, as two one-act operas will be performed on the same evening, instead of one.
Water By the Spoonful, the second mainstage of the TheatreOCU season, will open Friday Oct. 31 in the Black Box Theatre in Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center. The play features themes dealing with substance abuse and addiction.
The Grapes of Wrath is running from September 26th through October 5th in the Burg Auditorium at OCU. The production is in conjunction with City Rep and the show is in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of The Grapes of Wrath’s publication. Evening shows begin at 8 pm with matinees available at 2 pm. Photo by Anna Ediger
By Susannah Waite Oklahoma City University is a liberal arts university that offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees. The private college is listed as a Top 25 school in U.S. News and World Report rankings of Best Regional University and in America’s Best Christian Colleges.
By Susannah Waite One acting freshman has come to OCU with a long list of professional credits on her resume. Andrea Fantauzzi has been involved in the performing arts since she was 5 years old. She began dancing at age 5, participating in competitive dance beginning at age 7 and taking voice lessons and acting…