Professor Kenneth L. Roberson recently directed Nina Simone: Four Women (running Feb. 12-Mar.8) at the Merrimack Repertory Theatre in Lowell, MA. The show had its world premiere in St. Paul in 2016 and played early last year at Northlight Theatre outside Chicago. Ken brings the Chicago production to Lowell with several cast members from the run.
Check out this awesome clip by lighting design professor Allen Hahn from the IU Institute for Digital Arts & Humanities!
Allen Hahn and Elizabeth Shea recently completed work on their short film, Breath | Light | Stone. Shot in Bloomington at the derelict Woolery Stone Mill with the support of New Frontiers Grant, the completed work will be submitted to festivals around the world in the months to come. View the trailer for the film.
Linda Pisano was selected as the only U.S. costume designer to compete in the World Stage Design Exhibition in Taipei in 2017. Her designs for Florencia el en Amazonas will be featured with the San Diego Opera in 2018 and she just closed the premier of Miranda at IRT in 2017, by playwright James Still.
Elizabeth Shea’s choreography for Labyrinths, music and video by Jeffrey Hass, has been screened across the United States, including ADF’s Movies by Movers, and in Canada, China, and Italy.
Paul Brunner and eight Theatre students represented the U.S. in the 2015 Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space. In 2016, Paul was the technical director for the Illinois Shakespeare Festival.