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TAPS Graduate Student, Alums Named Winners in ASTR Awards 2015

Two TAPS alums, and one current graduate student, have been named among the winners of this year's American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) awards. ASTR sponsors or coordinates several awards, grants, fellowships, and prizes to support and recognize outstanding scholarship in theatre and performance studies.

(Distributed November 16, 2015)

PRESS RELEASE: Brown Theatre Confirms Kira Hawkridge, Completes All-Women Roster of Directors for 2015-16 Season

Brown University Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies this week confirmed Kira Hawkridge as the final director for the 2015-16 performance season. Joining Brown Theatre’s roster of all women directors for the season, Hawkridge will welcome in the spring with a production of Shakespeare’s comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (March 3-6 & 10-13, Stuart Theatre).

(Distributed November 2, 2015)

John Robert Lucas (1939-2015)

It is  with great sadness that the Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies shares the news of the death of John Lucas, Senior Lecturer Emeritus, who passed away on August 29, 2015.

Below is a tribute from John Emigh, Professor Emeritus of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, both a colleague and friend to the late John Lucas.

(Distributed October 27, 2015)

PRESS RELEASE: Course at Brown Invites Multimedia Artists to Explore "Performance in a Virtual World"

Performance in the Virtual World is a multimedia production course at Brown University that examines the place and purpose of live performance in an age of electronic arts and media. Class instructors, Associate Professor Kym Moore (Theatre Arts and Performance Studies) and Professor Todd Winkler (MEME), invite the public to attend two public lectures on this subject presented by internationally renowned arts collectives, Gob Squad (October 28) and Cloud Eye Control (November 18). 

(Distributed October 26, 2015)
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