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Professor Elisa Gonzales finds an authentic voice

October 20, 2020

The point of voice class, says new UMass Theater Assistant Professor of Voice and Acting Elisa Gonzales, isn’t to learn how to sound like everyone else....

UMass Theater creativity helps fuel upcoming WAM Theatre production

October 07, 2020

WAM Theatre, located in the Berkshires, is a professional theatre company that combines art and activism with a focus on gender equity. To open its fall 2020 season, WAM is presenting Lisa Loomer’s...

Katharine Scarborough ‘05 writes a part to fit her talent

September 22, 2020

Katharine Scarborough ’05 always knew what she wanted to do: “acting, acting, acting.” However, as a plus-size actress, she found herself relegated to “chubby girl” bit parts — when she could get...

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