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Premiere of Castle on the Hill, April 27

Faculty member Elizabeth Mozer is debuting her original production of Castle on the Hill at 8 p.m. Friday, April 27, in Watters Theater. Castle on the Hill is the culmination of Mozer's years of research on life at the former Binghamton State Hospital — achieved through multiple visits to said castle, and former asylum residents, as well as interviews with the residents' families and the castle's staff. Mozer created, conceived and performed the precursor of this production, her one-woman show The Asylum Project, on select college campuses as well as professional theaters around New York. Castle on the Hill adds more stories to those of people who went to this historic landmark to heal, to help others heal or just to find their way in this place that has sparked the curiosity of all who encounter its spirit.

Tickets to all theatre productions can be purchased at the Anderson Center Box Office, by phone 607-777-ARTS or online

Adult dance classes to be offered in jazz, tap and African dance in fall 2018

The Theatre Department will hold adult dance classes beginning Monday, Aug. 28. Three different classes will be offered, each for eight weeks. Tuition is $80 for the full eight weeks per class you enroll in. Classes are on Monday evenings in the Fine Arts building on the Binghamton University campus.

Choose from tap with David Wynen from 6-7 p.m., American jazz with David Wynen from 7-8 p.m. or African dance with Samuel Elikem Nyamuame. Come to the first class and give it a try! Or sign up now! Tuition can be paid by cash or check to the Binghamton University Theatre Department.

Have questions? Email us anytime, theatre@binghamton.edu or call the Theatre office at 607-777-2567. Theatre office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

Master Class Day for high-school students is Oct. 8

High-school juniors and seniors are invited to attend a day of master classes and workshops with the Theatre Department's faculty in acting, directing, dance, musical theater, design and technical theater.

Students will get tips about auditioning for undergraduate and conservatory programs, how to prepare for the application process and a taste of what a day taking theater, dance and technical classes is like!

Students will get to see behind the scenes of our first Mainstage production of the year, visit the scene and costume shops, and see various styles of performance venues we have the opportunity to work in, ranging from a 120-seat black-box theater to a 1,237-seat concert theater. Check out the full schedule

Alumni News

See Dina Kirschenbaum Thomas '06 in the Off Broadway production, The Metromaniacs, by David Ives at The Duke On 42nd Street, in New York. Thomas will perform starting Tuesday, April 22 and continue through May 26. Learn more about The Metromaniacs and how to buy tickets.

Paradise Blue by Dominique Morisseau and directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson '78 starts performances April 24 and runs through June 10. All tickets $30 through June 3. Learn more about Paradise Blue and how to buy tickets.

Keith Hurd '89 is the producer of Broadway Profiles, which received a New York Emmy® nomination, and Tamsen Fadal won the award as host. Congratulations! Check out the latest episode of Broadway Profiles: Rocktopia on YouTube.

 

Last Updated: 4/23/18