News - Theatre

Lynn Nottage
January 3, 2022 • Posted in , ,

Pulitzer Prize Playwright Nottage to Speak Feb. 10

University of the Ozarks will present two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter Lynn Nottage on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022. Nottage will give a talk at 7 p.m. in the Walton Fine Arts Center as part of the University’s 2021-22 Walton Arts & Ideas Series. The event is open to the public and there is no […]

Theatre Students Take Part in Internships
October 18, 2021 • Posted in , , , ,

Theatre Students Experience Growth Through Internships

Growth. For two University of the Ozarks theatre students, that word helped sum up their internship experience this past summer at the Prairie Repertory Theatre (PRT) on the South Dakota State University campus in Brookings, S.D. Jonathan Adderley (pictured, right), a junior from Nassau, The Bahamas, and Klara McElroy, a junior from Cabot, Ark., took […]

Michel Brun and Kevin Nawa

Brun, Nawa Carry on Fulton’s Legacy in Communication Program

University of the Ozarks seniors Michel Brun and Kevin Nawa were presented with the prestigious Robert Berry Fulton Award in Communication earlier this week, carrying on the great tradition of excellence in the University’s communication program. The award is named in honor of the late Robert “Bob” Fulton, Jr., a 1942 Ozarks graduate who went […]

Petron Brown
May 5, 2021 • Posted in , ,

Petron Brown Named 2021 Hurie Award Recipient

Petron Brown, a theatre and environmental studies major from The Bahamas, was named the recipient of the University of the Ozarks’ prestigious 2021 Wiley Lin Hurie Memorial Award during the annual Honors Day ceremony, held Wednesday afternoon via Zoom. The Hurie Award is voted on by the faculty and is named after former Ozarks President […]

theatre Cast and crew
April 29, 2021 • Posted in , ,

University Theatre Recognized for Productions

University of the Ozarks Theatre has been recognized for numerous awards and honors by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) for its recent performance of “Proof.” University Theatre performed four live, virtual performances of “Proof” last weekend to conclude its 2020-21 schedule. The troupe also performed virtual productions of “For Hurting Hands,” and […]

Proof Performance
April 19, 2021 • Posted in , ,

University Theatre to Present “Proof” April 22-25

University of the Ozarks Theatre will present four online performances of David Auburn’s poignant Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, “Proof.” The performances will be at 7 p.m. on April 22, 23 and 24 and at 2 p.m. on April 25. It will be shown live and in real-time on the University’s Youtube Channel at The play […]

Class reading
April 16, 2021 • Posted in , ,

Voice and Diction Class Reading to Children

University of the Ozarks students in professor Rebecca Bailey’s voice and diction class are putting their skills and training to use while also entertaining area children. The students are reading children’s books to their young audience members via Zoom each Thursday for three consecutive weeks in April. The reading project is in partnership with the […]

Rebecca Bailey with Award
April 13, 2021 • Posted in ,

Bailey Recognized for Efforts in Sexual Assault Awareness

Rebecca Bailey, assistant professor of theatre at University of the Ozarks, has been named the recipient of the 2021 Visionary Award for Arkansas by the National Sexual Assault Resource Center and the Arkansas Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ACASA). Several members of ACASA were on campus Monday to present the award to Bailey in a surprise […]

Haley Clark
February 1, 2021 • Posted in , , ,

Clark’s Route to Law School Goes Through Theatre

Majoring in theatre may not seem like the most logical route to law school, but don’t tell that to Haley Grace Clark. The University of the Ozarks senior from Tulsa, Okla., will attend Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles this summer as she pursues a career in entertainment law. The theatre and communications (radio/television/film) major […]