Current Department of Theatre Arts Season
Fall Season 2020
University of Idaho Theatre Arts is excited to present:
“The Revolutionists” by Lauren Gunderson | directed by Carly McMinn
A grand comedy about violence and legacy, feminism, terrorism and art and how we change the world.
- 6 p.m. October 23(A), 24(A), 30(B) & 31(B)
- 2 p.m. October 24(B), 25(B), 31(A) & Nov. 1(A)
- Cast A: Megan Woodward, KT Turner, Grace McGreevy, Colleen Whitman, Emma Von Till
- Cast B: Kalyssa Montoya, Princess Kannah, Emma Blonda, Taylor Telford, Alaylia Norton
- U of I students FREE
- Evening performances $5.00 plus tax
- Matinee performances "pay what you can"
- Register for a 6 pm (PST) evening performances of "The Revolutionists"
- Register for a 2 pm (PST) matinee performance of "The Revolutionists"
“A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, adaptation by MFA playwriting candidate Kendra Phillips | directed by Craig A. Miller
‘Tis the Season, and the University of Idaho’s Department of Theatre Arts is gearing up to present the Charles Dickens classic, "A Christmas Carol" like you’ve never experienced it before. Journey back in time to Victorian England for a holiday theatrical event that is family-friendly and nostalgically new, in a world premier adaptation by U of I Master of Fine Arts playwriting candidate, Kendra Phillips. Don’t miss this exciting and fresh retelling of Ebenezer Scrooge’s self-reflective journey, from miserly wretchedness to merry redemption. Boasting an enormous cast of U of I Theatre Arts undergraduate and graduate students, fully realized costumes, lighting and sound. And starring David Lee-Painter as the infamous Scrooge, A Christmas Carol will be presented as a ZOOM livestream performance event.
- 6 p.m. December 4, 5, 12, 13
- 2 p.m. December 5, 6, 13
- Links to performance & ticket information coming soon!
These virtual meetings bring experienced theatre professionals from around the world to our students via Zoom for revealing conversations about creativity and success in the real world. Previous presenters have included award-winning playwrights, performers, casting directors, puppet masters, company executives and others sharing their stories and wisdom. All Greenroom Chats begin at 1 p.m., Pacific Standard Time unless otherwise noted. If you would like to join us for a particular presentation, please request the Zoom link from the Department of Theatre Arts at email@example.com.
October 30, Aurin Squire, playwright
Nov. 13, Prison Performing Arts: Dario Pena, Robbie Pollock, Kathleen Powers-Kusio
Dec. 4, Chelsea Hackett, executive director of SPEAK
Dec. 11 (at 6 p.m.) LatinX Playwriting Panel
Previous guest artists:
Idris Goodwin, playwright, Sept. 4
Lavina Jadhwani, director Sept. 11
Amy Rose Marsh, Concord Theatricals (formerly Samuel French), Sept. 18
Juan Cabello and Geralldy Najera, directors, performers, Sept. 25
AnaSofia Villanueva, producer, director, writer, activist, Oct. 2