Skip to Content

Department of Theatre and Dance


Theatre News

Stay in the know about upcoming performances, key dates and learn about program accolades from the University of South Carolina's award-winning theatre program.

Eleemosynary  |  November 15-18, 2018

Eleemosynary | November 15-18, 2018

Lee Blessing's insightful script examines the subtle and often perilous relationship between three remarkable women.

Platonov  |  November 9-17, 2018

Platonov | November 9-17, 2018

Chekhov's rarely-performed first play has been adapted by Professor Steven Pearson, who also directs the production.

Master Class: Acting and Auditioning for the Camera

Master Class: Acting and Auditioning for the Camera

Guest instructors Brian Parsons and Tim Fall will lead a workshop in techniques for working on camera.

Professor, Students Bring Restoration Era

Professor, Students Bring Restoration Era "Macbeth" Back to Life at The Folger

The Folger Theatre's rarely-performed Restoration Era adaptation of Shakespeare's classic tale of murderous ambition was directed by Professor Robert Richmond with a team that included several students and alums.

Double Durang  |  October 14-17, 2018

Double Durang | October 14-17, 2018

Two of Christopher Durang's most outlandish comedies take the Lab Theatre stage!

Shakespeare In Love  |  October 5-13, 2018

Shakespeare In Love | October 5-13, 2018

The hit stage adaptation of the Oscar®-winning film comes to Drayton Hall Theatre October 5-13!

Alum Takes On Role in BET's

Alum Takes On Role in BET's "Bobby Brown Story"

MFA Acting Alum Yvonne Senat Jones sat for a Q&A about her latest role, her Hollywood hustle, and how she's made auditioning a "snap."

Arden of Faversham

Arden of Faversham

Full Circle Productions and the UofSC Dept. of Theatre and Dance present the rarely staged 16th century dark comedy "Arden of Faversham."

Coming to Our Stages in 2018-2019

Coming to Our Stages in 2018-2019

Mark your calendars for the productions we have planned for the Theatre SC 2018-2019 season!

Q&A With Guest Costume Designer Mariah Hale

Q&A With Guest Costume Designer Mariah Hale

Professional Costume Designer Mariah Hale sat for a Q&A about her career with Broadway legend William Ivey Long, her advice for young designers, and her work on "Sense and Sensibility."

Flight  |  April 22-29, 2018

Flight | April 22-29, 2018

An original "theatrical poem" about the unsung female pioneers of aviation lifts off at the Center for Performance Experiment April 22-29.

Peter Duffy Wins SCTA Award

Peter Duffy Wins SCTA Award

Associate Professor Duffy has been selected as the 2017 Outstanding Theatre Educator

Sense and Sensibility  |  April 13-21, 2018

Sense and Sensibility | April 13-21, 2018

Jane Austen's perennial favorite comes to Drayton Hall Theatre with a fresh, modern adaptation by Kate Hamill.

A Piece of My Heart  |  March 1-4, 2018

A Piece of My Heart | March 1-4, 2018

Called "the most enduring play on Vietnam in the nation," Shirley Lauro's "A Piece of My Heart" is a deeply affecting portrayal of the wartime service of six female veterans.

MFA Actor Solo Shows

MFA Actor Solo Shows

Our second-year MFA Actors will present original solo works February 18-20, 2018.

Resident Success: A Q&A With Film Actor & MFA Alum Daniel Hill

Resident Success: A Q&A With Film Actor & MFA Alum Daniel Hill

MFA Alum Daniel Hill ('11) tells us about his professional acting career and his new recurring character role on Fox's "The Resident."

The Crucible  |  February 2-10, 2018

The Crucible | February 2-10, 2018

Arthur Miller's timeless parable of intolerance and injustice comes to Longstreet Theatre February 2-10, 2018.

Costume Design Professor Wins Chicago Jeff Award

Costume Design Professor Wins Chicago Jeff Award

Assistant Professor Kristy Hall has been awarded a Best Costume Design award for her designs on the show "Pygmalion."

Movement Professor Presents at Freedom to Act Conference

Movement Professor Presents at Freedom to Act Conference

Associate Professor Sarah Barker will lead a workshop called "Listen, Expand, Renew" at the national conference of Alexander Technique practitioners.

SPEECH & DEBATE at the Lab Theatre

SPEECH & DEBATE at the Lab Theatre

Stephen Karam's hit dark comedy runs at the Lab Theatre November 9-12.

CPE Features Two Productions in Alternating Repertory

CPE Features Two Productions in Alternating Repertory

Featured will be Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY, a drama about astronomy pioneer Henrietta Leavitt, and 10X3, a presentation of ten-minute plays.

THE BALD SOPRANO at the Lab Theatre

THE BALD SOPRANO at the Lab Theatre

Eugène Ionesco's absurdist masterpiece comes to the Lab Theatre April 20-23.

ANIMAL FARM at Drayton Hall Theatre

ANIMAL FARM at Drayton Hall Theatre

Sir Peter Hall's acclaimed, music-filled stage adaptation of the classic George Orwell novel plays at Drayton Hall Theatre April 14-22.

Professor Named VP of National Theatre Accreditation Organization

Professor Named VP of National Theatre Accreditation Organization

Professor Jim Hunter has been announced as the Vice-President/President-Elect of NAST, the National Association of Schools of Theatre.

UofSC-Developed Play

UofSC-Developed Play "Grounded" Tours

A production of "Grounded," which premiered at UofSC in October, performs at Trustus Theatre in Columbia, plus other national destinations.

 

News Archive

2018    2017