The nominees for the 2019 Suzi Bass Awards have been announced and the UGA Department of Theatre & Film Studies was well-represented.
Enter the Fine Arts Building from the back doors for all callbacks.
She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen
Recent UGA Theatre & Film Studies alumni (and even one current student) are making a scene in the Atlanta theatre community.
She Kills Monsters
General auditions for UGA Theatre's Fall 2019 season will be held on August 22 & 23 in the Fine Arts Building in the Arena theatre.
CALLBACK DATES: August 24 & 25
FALL 2019 SEASON
In July 2019, the UGA Theatre’s production of Peas, Pierre Patelin, and Purgation, or Three Farcical Arts of the Deal is invited to perform for the sixteenth triennial colloquium of the Société Internationale pour l’Étude du Théâtre Médiéval in Genoa, Italy. The student actors will attend this…
ATHENS, GA – UGA Theatre presents “Young Frankenstein” by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan. Directed by Professor George Contini and co-directed by alumnus John Terry. Performances will be held April 5–6 and 10–13 at 8 p.m. and April 7 & 14 at 2:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre at 255 Baldwin…
ATHENS, GA – UGA Theatre presents “Peas, Patelin, and Purgation: Three Farcical Arts of the Deal.” Featuring a world-premiere translation and directed by associate professor Marla Carlson, performances are March 19–23 at 8:00 p.m.
The Theatre program at University of Georgia was ranked as a “Best Value for the Money” in the annual nationwide ranking of U.S.
ATHENS, GA - The Graduate Acting Ensemble (GAE), a cohort of MFA students in UGA’s department of theatre and film studies, presents Johnna Adams' “Gidion’s Knot”, directed by professor Kristin Kundert.
George Contini has just been selected as a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor. This highly prestigious teaching professorship is one of the highest honors the University of Georgia awards for instructional excellence.
While the bustling theatre scene in Atlanta has its fair share of artisans, theatres still utilize current UGA faculty and graduate students for their productions, not to mention the alumni who occupy both the spotlight and backstage areas.
Dr. Amma Ghartey-Tagoe Kootin has been selected as a 2019 TED Fellow for her work "across academia and the entertainment industry to transform archival material about black identity into theatrical performances." She will give a TED talk in April about her work.
Dr. Freda Scott Giles, associate professor emerita of theatre and film studies and African-American studies, has been selected to give the 17th annual Founders Day Lecture on Monday, January 28, 1:30-3:30 pm at the UGA Chapel.
Congratulations to Jieun Lee, winner of UGA's Robert C. Anderson Memorial Award. This highly competitive award is given to recent Ph.D.s for outstanding research at the university or immediately after graduating.
Congratulations to MFA dramatic media student Sam Hudson, who won the award for the Most Innovative Research Award in the 2018 Spotlight on the Scholarship in the Arts Poster Exhibition Competition.
Martin Damien Wilkins, guest director of UGA Theatre's upcoming production of In the Blood, won the highly-coveted Suzi Bass Award for Best Director in the 2017-2018 Atlanta theatre season.
Actors and UGA alumni Blair Jasin & Matthew Zuk dropped by Professor George Contini and guest professor John Terry's Acting for the Camera class to talk about their careers post graduation in the film and television industries.