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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)...

Jessica Greenberg ’12G brings her students to New York for a professional theater experience

Friday, September 7, 2018

Soon after Jessica Greenberg graduated from UMass Theater with her MFA in Lighting Design, she found a position at Weber State University in Utah. Despite being two-thirds of the way across the...

UMass Amherst undergraduates can now complete a Minor in Theater

Monday, August 27, 2018

Starting this fall, for the first time ever, undergraduates at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will have the option of minoring in theater....

Katie Henoch '13 makes her way onto the big screen

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Go figure: You spend your life on the East Coast, study at UMass Amherst, work in Boston for a while post-graduation, and then make the jump to Los Angeles to get your film and television career...