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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.

PlayMakers Repertory Company announces 2022-23 season

April 20, 2022

PlayMakers Repertory Company, the professional theater in residence in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, proudly announces its 2022-23 season, which features six productions.

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.

Bringing magic back to PlayMakers

November 12, 2021

PlayMakers Repertory Company will perform Thornton Wilder’s “The Skin of Our Teeth,” its first live, in-person production in almost two years.

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.

Arts Everywhere Featured Fellow: Emily Sferra

March 10, 2021

Emily Sferra splits her time between studying the writings of 19th-century British women writers, teaching classes, and working closely with PlayMakers Repertory Company as a part of her Arts Everywhere fellowship.