Two performance majors created student-run, artistic groups on campus that are seeking new members.
Rehearsals are taking place for TheatreOCU’s last mainstage performance of the season, a portrayal of the Shakespearean comedy As You Like It. The play was written by William Shakespeare and is considered by many to be one of his greatest comedies. It follows the story of two lovers who overcome various obstacles like exile and…
By Lauren Matheny, Lifestyles Editor Many performance students will head to New York City during Spring Break to participate in the 10 annual Spring Break NYC program. In mid-December, the OCUNYC alumni organization, who organize the event each year, announced that the workshop would be canceled due to lost funding. In the weeks that followed…
The final Stage II production of the season is also a first for the state of Oklahoma and the OCU community.
The Coronation of Poppea, a baroque opera, opens in the Burg Theater this weekend.
TheatreOCU is known for producing excellent theatre. But often times, the subject matter is deep, dark, and depressing. The 2014-2015 season has been especially dark. After seeing The Trojan Women, a tragic play about the battered women of Troy, and Night, Mother, a play about suicide, I wondered why we produced so many sad shows. So I asked.
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.
Bat Boy: The Musical opens on Friday to help celebrate Halloween on campus. Performances will be at 8 p.m. and midnight Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday.
The student directed play, Pericles, Prince of Tyre, will open tomorrow in Burg Theater in Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center.Twenty-six cast members will perform the Shakespearian play with a couple of their own added twists.
Brian Parsons, associate dean of the OCU School of Theatre, will host a reception and pre-show discussion with Donald Jordan, founding Artistic Director of CityRep Theatre, for the current production of John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath. The event will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Sept. 17 in the Wanda Bass Atrium inside the Wanda L….
Dance Magazine has named OCU one of the top three schools in the country for aspiring triple threat performers. In an article titled “In Training: BFA’s for the Great White Way,” OCU was ranked with Point Park University in Pittsburgh and Roosevelt College in Chicago. The rankings were determined due to the performance opportunity available on…
Kelli O’Hara, Broadway star and OCU alumna, will give a masterclass today at noon in Petree Recital Hall in the Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center.
The Wanda L. Bass school of music will start using HD video streaming during ensemble performances in Petree recital hall.
OCU OPERAtions presents Recollections, a short performance of three one-act operas, this weekend.
OPERAtions will present two new chamber operas, Angry Birdsong and Benedicta, both by Milton Granger, and a better-known opera, The Face on the Barroom Floor, by Henry Mollicone.
One of the most cherished traditions at OCU is the Student Choreography Show. I have been humbled to see the show for the past four years. I think this year’s show topped the previous three. All of the dances were superb, from the beginning to the end.