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Plot twist: Alissa Mesibov ‘13 finds her way from theater to fundraising

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Sometimes UMass Theater students drift away from their roots once they’ve graduated. Take Alissa Mesibov, for example: “You look at where I started, studying dramaturgy, being a Shakespeare nerd,...

Alexander Blaustein uses sound design to illustrate what it's like to live with anxiety

Thursday, April 25, 2019

UMass Theater senior Alexander Blaustein has long been involved with theater and has a long-standing interest in technology, but it wasn’t until he discovered sound design in his second semester at...

Remembering Julian Olf

Monday, February 11, 2019

  Julian Olf in the Rand Theater, as it looked before its recent renovation.   Professor Emeritus Julian Olf passed away in early January. Julian came to the Department of Theater in 1983 and reti...

Jason Czernich '00 finds creativity in a varied career path

Friday, December 21, 2018

The Department of Theater offers a broad-based training that imparts skills which are helpful beyond theater and its related disciplines — helpful for the many alumni whose career paths take them...

A notable sabbatical for Associate Professor Megan Lewis: A major book award, a semester at sea

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Associate Professor Megan Lewis spent a Semester at Sea to recharge creatively and personally, and picked up a book award along the way. (Photo courtesy of Megan Lewis)...