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Maymester course turns Tar Heels into scriptwriters

June 6, 2022

Students in Maymester’s “Writing for the 30-Minute Comedy” course collaborated with Tar Heels from “Acting for the Camera” and “Directing for the Camera” to write and produce scenes for a sitcom in just three weeks.

Bookmark This

April 8, 2022

For Arts Everywhere Day, we are delighted to highlight this month’s featured book for “Bookmark This”: “A History of the Theatre Costume Business: Creators of Character” by Triffin I. Morris, Gregory DL Morris and Rachel E. Pollock. Triffin Morris and Rachel Pollock are with PlayMakers Repertory Company and the department of dramatic art.

Bookmark This

August 6, 2021

Bookmark This is a monthly feature that highlights new books by College people. This month’s featured book: “PlayMakers Repertory Company: A History,” edited by Bobbi Owen and Adam Versényi.

The acting class for non-actors

August 5, 2021

William Shakespeare famously captured the theatricality of life when he wrote, “All the world’s a stage,” and this summer, Carolina students enrolled in the drama elective “Beginning Acting for Non-Drama Majors” have been learning just how apt that maxim is.

Lights on the Hill

June 25, 2021

Since January 2021, the College of Arts & Sciences has highlighted people putting service at the forefront as they helped to keep the University going during the COVID-19 pandemic. We close out this feature with Michael Rolleri and Joanne Ekena.

For the Love of Fabric

May 18, 2021

How does the visual richness of clothes contribute to who we are? After nearly 50 years of designing costumes at UNC, Bobbi Owen is retiring. Her expertise in period-piece costume design has brought countless characters and productions to life at PlayMakers Repertory Company.

PlayMakers brings its performances to Sakai

September 25, 2020

PlayMakers Repertory Company is making its upcoming season available to all Carolina students online. Each of the company’s six performances this season will be available to stream to bring the arts to students.

Storytelling and service

June 17, 2020

First-year MFA students in Gwendolyn Schwinke’s spring voice and speech class used their acting skills for good to produce an online album of international folk tales for UNC Children’s Hospital.