Tag Archives: Acting

Actors Experience the Thespian’s Dilemma

With exams, textbooks, flashcards and assignment sheets, college is full of chunks of text students are expected to interpret and internalize. Though the challenge is often daunting, a cross section of every campus consists of masters at this elusive skill. Every actor’s performance starts out with a script: a piece of paper with words meant to become a theatrical production. ... Read More »

Students Work Miracles on UWSP Stage

The time: the 1880s. The place: Tuscumbia, Alabama. Some stories have the miraculous ability to transcend time and space. Helen Keller’s is one of them. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is currently showing their production of The Miracle Worker. The play follows the interaction between Annie Sullivan and the child Helen Keller who would grow up to be the first ... Read More »

Fringe Festival Not a Wrong Choice

Over the weekend, the UWSP Student Players Alliance put on their annual Fringe Festival. The show is a collection of eight ten-minute plays and is entirely student-run. Ryan McDowell, senior Bachelor of Fine Arts musical theatre major is the president of UWSP Student Players Alliance, a student organization on the campus. McDowell has been involved with Fringe Festival since his ... Read More »

UWSP Alumna Steps from Local Stage onto National Spotlight

Tatyana Lubov, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point alumna, is stepping into pretty important shoes: shoes worn before her by actresses such as Julie Andrews, Lesley Ann Warren and Brandy Norwood. The shoes? Glass slippers. Lubov is starring as Ella in the national Broadway tour of Rogers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.” A Cottage Grove native, Lubov graduated from UWSP in December of 2015 ... Read More »

Acting and Muscial Theatre Seniors Take on New York

Graduating seniors in the acting and musical theatre department are going to New York as part of senior showcase project. To end the course Theatre 497: Senior Project, students travel to New York and audition for leading agents and casting directors in an exciting introduction to New York City and the professional world at Pearl Studios. They will leave on ... Read More »