UCA Theatre to present ‘Radium Girls’

By Anastassiya Khvan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—UCA Theatre will present Radium Girls by D. W. Gregory in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center. Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29, 30, Nov. 5 and 6 and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 31. The Radium Girls were female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from painting watch d … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre sets 2016 season

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will mark its 10th-anniversary season of professional theatre in repertory beginning in June 2016 with performances of the Shakespeare classics A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet, as well as West Side Story and a one-hour Family Shakespeare adaptation of Twelfth Night. “Looking toward my fifth year as the artistic director and the 10th anniversary year of … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre announces 2016 season

The University of Central Arkansas’ Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s 2016 season will be announced at AST’s annual Fall Membership Party on Oct. 1. The big announcement will come at 6:30 p.m. at the Conway home of Mary Ruth Marotte, AST’s executive director, 4915 College Ave. Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre is the state’s only professional Shakespeare company and is proud to make its home on the U … [Read more...]

Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas hosts musical theatre workshop

UCA Theatre’s Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas (YTCA) is offering a Musical Theatre Workshop for young people ages 10-13 in the Snow Fine Arts Center Black Box Theatre (Studio 210) on Saturday, September 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Workshop will help students develop and improve singing, moving, and acting skills. This will be under the instruction of Ruthann Curry Browne. There will b … [Read more...]

Dying City is brought to life by UCA Theatre

The University of Central Arkansas Theatre will present Dying City by Christopher Shinn on September 1, 2, 3, and 4, at 7:30 pm, and September 5, at 2:00 pm in the Black Box Theatre (Studio 210) of the Snow Fine Arts Center. Dying City is a drama for mature audiences only. A year after her husband’s death in Iraq, Kelly, a young therapist confronts his identical twin brother, who shows up at h … [Read more...]

Main Stage EdUCAtion series announced

The University of Central Arkansas will begin a new performing arts series for K-12 students in Central Arkansas. The Main Stage EdUCAtion Series will start during the 2015-2016 academic year and reservations will be taken on a first come, first serve basis. Performances include “Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas!”, “Walk On: The Story of Rosa Parks” and “Doktor Kaboom in LIVE WIRE: The Electric … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to present ‘Lucky Stiff’

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, (501) 852-2659, christinam@uca.edu Melissa Kordsmeier, (501) 450-5092; mkordsmeier@uca.edu March 17, 2015  UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT “LUCKY STIFF” College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas theatre program will present t … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to present Doubt: A Parable

PRESS RELEASE University of Central Arkansas January 26, 2015 Contact: Christina Madsen, at christinam@uca.edu or (501) 852-2659 Melissa Kordsmeier, Theatre Business Manager, at mkordsmeier@uca.edu or  (501) 450-5092 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT DOUBT: A PARABLE CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Theatre will present Doubt: A Parable by John Patrick Sha … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to Present A Doll’s House

UCA Theatre will present A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen on April 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18 at 7:30 pm in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center on the campus of UCA, 201 Donaghey in Conway. This classic theatrical drama follows Nora, who has been blackmailed for a forgery she had almost forgotten. Her perfect marriage begins to spin out of control when she finds her controlling h … [Read more...]

Student and program honored at regional theatre festival

UCA Theatre major, Sara Sharos of Bentonville, was awarded the Society for Properties, Artisans, and Managers award for her properties design of UCA Theatre’s production of A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur at the Region VI Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF)which was recently held in Shreveport, Louisiana at Centenary College. Ms. Sharos’ display and research was one of sev … [Read more...]