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Reckoning and re-imagining in Warren County

July 19, 2022

UNC-Chapel Hill folklorist Glenn Hinson and playwright Jacqueline Lawton are working with community members to examine difficult topics in Warren County’s history and to help forge a new future.

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.

Rollover

March 23, 2022

An upcoming performance set on fictional Rollover Island fuses science and art to show the effects of climate change on one coastal community. The Process Series presents a staged reading of the play March 24-25.

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.

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.

A creative outlet

March 8, 2021

Over the past year, as they navigated isolation and stress, these Tar Heels turned to something they can control and lose themselves in: art.

Arts innovator Gage Tarlton debuts new play Nov. 28

November 20, 2020

Tarlton will present a virtual reading of his new play, “sons that wear dresses and mothers that love sweet potatoes.” “It’s about losing everything and moving forward anyway. It’s about accepting the fact that life is never going to go as planned. It’s about finding the beauty in change.”