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“The Laramie Project” is a raw and emotional theatrical take on a real-life tragedy

Photo provided by Rebekkah J. Meixner-Hanks.
IU Southeast Theater Department’s latest production is a dramatic play written by Moisés Kaufman and the Tectonic Theater Project
December 17, 2019

In 1998, Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay college student from Laramie, Wyoming, was murdered by Aaron McKinney and Russell Henderson. The events surrounding the tragedy were later written about in “The...

Ashley Wallace: Acting out in class

Headshot provided by Ashley Wallace
Theater performance professor is a seasoned performer on-stage and in the classroom
December 5, 2019

While traversing the halls of the Knobview and the Ogle Center, if the sounds of laughter, playful yelling and elaborate accents are heard, the classroom of Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater Performance...

Natalie Bowman: The Costume Queen of IUS

Natalie Bowman gives assistance to her wardrobe crew as they design a new costume. (left to right: Alyssa Fry, Erin Hogle, Natalie Bowman, Alex Conn).
An inside look at the Theater Department’s costume shop
December 1, 2019

Beneath the Robinson stage, an old storage room is now a fabric wonderland bustling with the activity of sewing machines, tailors and costume designers all thanks to the efforts of costume shop manager...

“Noises Off” sounds off with success

Freshman Dustin Behr caught his pants around his ankles by fellow cast members Kristy Calman and Sarah Inman during a scene from
November 11, 2015

This past Sunday, audience members huddled together in the IU Southeast Robinson Theatre and witnessed the delightful melodrama of the production efforts involved in making a play come to life in the...

God of Carnage: small cast reaches breaking point onstage

God of Carnage: small cast reaches breaking point onstage
March 9, 2014

Jim Hesselman, director of “God of Carnage” and assistant professor of theatre and performance at Indiana University Southeast, introduces the performance with a thought-provoking anecdote within the...

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