Review by Joe Stead: Starting Your Career as a Theatrical Designer
Theatrical design has changed dramatically, if you will excuse the pun, over the past couple of decades. With the soaring costs of tickets to a Broadway play and competition from film and television, audiences today expect to see their dollar at work on stage.
An unrequited ghost, an indecisive prince, a kingdom in chaos: something is rotten in the state of Denmark. Shakespeare’s dark tale of power, murder and vengeance is regarded by many as the most influential work ever written for the stage.
Music Faculty, Student Perform at International Conference
This summer, Ronda Mains, chair of the department of music and professor of flute in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, attended the International Double Reed Society’s annual conference.
Sloane Roberts, a University of Arkansas senior, won the title of Miss Arkansas 2012 Saturday night at the 75th Anniversary Miss Arkansas Scholarship Pageant. The pageant took place at Summit Arena in Hot Springs in front of a crowd of more than 2,500 people.
Twenty-Six UA German Students Pass International Proficiency Exams in 2012
In April, 26 students passed the Goethe Institute Germany Proficiency Exam. The University of Arkansas German program congratulates U of A students: Connor Ahrendsen, Stuart Bailey, Adrian Beam, Sarah Bonine, Chelsea Burris, Alex Cantrell, Elizabeth Caruth, Kaylee Christie, Sydney Clegg, Daniel Dyer, Hall Fess, Michael Hartman, John Huber, Felicity Johnson, Aidan Lancaster, Ethan McBride, David Myers, Lauren Pavlik, Brent Perkins, Julia Perkins, Rocio Paulina Martinez Rendis, and Madeleine Williams.
Doctoral Candidate in History Wins International Fellowship
Matthew Parnell, a doctoral candidate in the department of history in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a fellowship from the American Research Center in Egypt to conduct research on his dissertation tentatively titled, “Youth, Power, Egypt: The Development of Youth as a Social and Political Force in Egypt, 1805-1923.”