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BYU students invited to join first ever undergraduate panel at ASTR conference

November 21, 2022 01:23 PM
The American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) held their annual conference this past November 3-6 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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Makeup department and BYU Emergency Medical Services partner to prepare for disaster

November 16, 2022 12:32 PM
Jennine Hollingshaus had the makeup studio running like a well-oiled machine this past Saturday at 9am.
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Spooktacular Film Festival rekindles and invigorates the Student Film Association

November 04, 2022 01:24 PM
Capping off October with the Spooktacular film festival, the Student Film Association (SFA) enjoyed the success of a BYU-wide spectacle of spooky student films.
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Saving Me, first animated series on BYUtv, teaches redemption through laughter

November 02, 2022 01:42 PM
Now airing on BYUtv, Saving Me is a story about a successful tech billionaire who travels back in time to help his 11-year-old self fix his life before his success ruins him. Relying on laughter and fun, Saving Me brings home the important message of redemption and change. Says producer Kelly Loosli, “We want to work on stuff that has values and is worth telling. It’s not mindless dribble. Working with good people all towards that common goal has been awesome.”
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Microburst Theatre: The world premiere of student plays

October 28, 2022 02:03 PM
Playwrights have the opportunity to change the world with their works. As Professor Shelley Graham states, “it takes a brand new text dealing with what's going on in the world right now to change the world.”
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Faculty shine both onstage and backstage at the Hale Centre Theatre

October 26, 2022 01:48 PM
Kris Peterson recently wrapped up her first show at the Hale Centre Theatre in Sandy, appearing as Annie Cannon in Silent Sky. When she saw that former TMA faculty, Barta Heiner, would be directing Silent Sky, Kris knew she wanted to audition. Juggling different projects is a challenge, but Kris finds that the best way to organize her time is committing to “that particular story or that particular project that I find fulfills a need for me in that moment, either artistically or spiritually.” And Silent Sky was no exception.
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MDT alumni Dayne Joyner says “So Long, Farewell” before setting off for Singapore

October 14, 2022 01:26 PM
For the next year, MDT graduate of 2019 Dayne Joyner will be performing in the international tour of Sound of Music– appearing as Franz, male ensemble, and understudying the role of Uncle Max. Beginning in Singapore, the largely Asia-based tour also plans to perform in Malaysia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and mainland China.
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Tarzan at the Museum: Teamwork making the dream work

October 10, 2022 01:37 PM
What do Theatre and Media Arts, Vocal Point, Living Legends, Ballroom Dance, the Bean Life Science Museum, and a former Dunk Team athlete all have in common? Aside from the fact that they represent some of the best that BYU has to offer, they all came together to produce the award-winning video Tarzan at the Museum.
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‘So Long, Farewell’: Dayne Joyner, BYU Alum, to Tour with ‘The Sound of Music’

November 08, 2022 11:45 AM
BYU MDT Alum and Former Staff Member Dayne Joyner (BFA ‘19) Bids Adieu to BYU to Join Broadway Touring Production of ‘The Sound of Music’
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Dogs are Frontstage in BYU’s Theatrical Production of “Go, Dog. Go!”

November 04, 2022 02:43 PM
Driving, Working and Playing Dogs Will Scamper Across Utah County Touring Through Elementary Schools and Public Libraries in BYU’s Production of P. D. Eastman’s Classic
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Movies, Monsters and More at BYU's First Spooktacular Film and Art Festival

November 03, 2022 11:00 AM
The BYU Student Film Association Hosted its First Spooktacular Film and Art Festival on Saturday, Oct. 29
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Curtain Call: January’s ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ was the Last Musical Theatre Performance in the HFAC

July 12, 2022 01:07 PM
The HFAC Bids Goodbye to Musical Theatre Performances after January’s Performances of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’
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From the End Zone to Stage Right: Acting Grad Langi Tuifua’s Journey From Football to Theatre

April 21, 2022 12:06 PM
Earlier this month, BYU senior and acting major Langi Tuifua wrapped up a series of performances for the campus production of “Pride and Prejudice.” He had just played a starring role as key character Mr. Darcy.
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Young Performer Luke Rands Finds His Place in NYC

March 04, 2022 10:32 AM
Rands shares the unique opportunity he had to learn from and train with top professionals in the entertainment industry, thanks to the Oscarson Grant
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Arts & Comms: Behind the Cameras

August 24, 2021 12:00 AM
BYU CFAC alumni reflect on their return to campus for the Arts & Comms videos
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Theatre Major Alyssa Aramaki on Human Connection and Healing

April 09, 2021 12:00 AM
The road to graduation looks different for every student. This truth especially hits home for senior Alyssa Aramaki, who will represent the Department of Theatre and Media Arts for spring 2021 convocation.
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BYU Theatre Alum Oversees Drama Club for Military Families in Japan

November 20, 2020 12:00 AM
BYU theatre education graduate Summer Lewis brings her passion for live theatre to U.S. military families stationed in Asia
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Hispanic Productions Take Center Stage for BYU Department of Theatre and Media Arts

November 12, 2020 12:00 AM
Three evenings of performances explore the work of Cuban American playwright
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TMA Alumni Perform ‘Twelfth Night’ With COVID-19 Precautions

August 28, 2020 12:00 AM
Alumni explain challenges and blessings of being an artist during the pandemic
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Theatre Alum LeeAnne Hill Adams Renews BYU Relationship With ‘Dwight in Shining Armor’

November 19, 2019 12:00 AM
Adams shares career advice with student writers and recent graduates hoping to work in the industry
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