Fri, 10/04/2019 - 1:18pm
Cue the dragons, demons, and orcs as UGA Theatre presents Qui Nguyen’s “She Kills Monsters,” directed by T. Anthony Marotta, October 3–5, 8–11 at 8 p.m. and October 13 at 2:30 p.m. in the Cellar Theatre of the Fine Arts Building: the core of the story centers on high school teacher Agnes and her quest to find a meaningful connection with her recently-deceased sister Tilly. After a car accident claims the of lives of her family, Agnes dives…
Wed, 08/28/2019 - 10:26am
Associate professor of theatre and French Emily Sahakian integrates her work on campus with community partnerships that include a mentorship program at local high schools, an after-school theatre program at a middle school, and workshops at local nonprofit organizations: As part of the Experience UGA program, I worked with high school teacher Ashley Goodrich and Claire Coenen of the Office of Service-Learning to concoct an ambitious plan to…
Fri, 04/05/2019 - 11:00am
“It’s pronounced ‘Fronkensteen.’ ” Is it? Find out beginning tonight as UGA Theatre presents its final production of the 2018-2019 season: Young Frankenstein by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan.  The production is directed by professor George Contini and co-directed by alumnus John Terry. Performances will take place April 5-6 and 10-13 at 8 p.m. and April 7 and 14 at 2:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre at 255 Baldwin St. Tickets are $16 or $12 for…
Wed, 01/23/2019 - 2:33pm
Theatre and English major Ellen Everitt is passionate about learning, acting, creating art and a UGA experience that has set the stage for great things: If money was not a consideration, I would love to … … keep going to school forever and earn 20 Ph.D.s! I’ve always loved learning and I’m sad that someday I’ll have to work extra hard to keep expanding my horizon of knowledge. I would also love to travel the world and spend extended amounts of…
Wed, 04/11/2018 - 1:58pm
“The robb'd that smiles, steals something from the thief; He robs himself that spends a bootless grief.” Thus speaks the Duke to Desdemona’s father Brabantio in Othello, thus UGA Theatre closes their season with one of the Bard's best: Shakespeare’s “Othello,” widely regarded as one the greatest masterpieces of English literature, is a meditation on the nature of cruelty and envy. Othello, a valiant and renowned general, has earned the love and…
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Thu, 03/15/2018 - 2:03pm
Beginning Tuesday March 20, UGA Theatre presents “BFE” by Julia Cho, directed by professor Farley Richmond: Panny is an ordinary 14-year-old Korean American girl living in a typical suburb, but not everything is as idyllic as it first appears. Her low self esteem is exacerbated when her agoraphobic mother offers plastic surgery to soften her Asian features as a birthday present. Panny’s world constricts around itself, tightening with each…
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Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:33am
Cellar Theatre Tickets: $16, $12 for Students
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Thu, 01/21/2016 - 10:45am
My aunt was trying to teach me the ABCs, and I didn’t understand why I had to learn them.  It was very hard.” During Lou’s first few years in New York, a lot changed for her, including her name. It wasn’t always Kathy. In elementary school, her Chinese name was Bet Tuey Lee.  Lou soon realized that to completely fit into American culture, she’d need a name that would fit in as well. Bet Tuey was difficult to pronounce, and she wanted her own…
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Fri, 01/17/2014 - 10:01am
Happy Friday. This is fantastic: Washington, D.C. - Lawrence Harris, a college adviser at Clarke Central High School in Athens and a member of the Georgia College Advising Corps, a program sponsored by the University of Georgia's Institute of Higher Education and part of the national College Advising Corps, was recognized by President Barack Obama at the White House summit on expanding college access held on Jan. 16. "Lawrence went to the…
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Mon, 12/23/2013 - 10:44am
Very nice feature on the UGA homepage this week about an Institute of Higher Education program that sends recent college graduates to high schools in disadvantaged Georgia communities to advise students on preparing for college. It may seem like a banal point - that high school students need advisors and counselors - but its importance can't be overstated and this is actually one of the areas that schools could support students much better…
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