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28November

URTA on the Map – University of Texas at Austin

Who: William Bloodgood, Senior Lecturer, Design and Technology School: University of Texas at Austin City: Austin, Texas What should candidates look for in a training program? And what unique qualities do you think candidates would find at UT-Austin? Applicants to graduate programs in theatrical design need to find a school that will provide a well-rounded
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27November

Boston Univ, Brooklyn College, Univ of Georgia, Join URTA

URTA continues its period of expansion, adding three high profile MFA programs to its membership, following the recent joining of both LSU and Wayne State. Effective July 2017, Boston University, Brooklyn College (CUNY), and the University of Georgia have joined URTA’s active ranks. Boston University Established in 1954, Boston University’s School of Theatre in the
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27November

Iowa Summer Rep is now Summer Partnership in the Arts

Summer play production at The University of Iowa began its long history in 1920 as part of Edward C. Mabie’s pioneering efforts to mold the UI theatre department into one of the finest in the country. Then, in 2013 a flood devastated the University’s theatre department and kept the Rep dark for three years. This
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25November

URTA on the Map – Northwestern University

Who: Marcus Doshi, Design School: Northwestern University City: Evanston, Illinois What advice would you give to someone who is in the process of applying to MFA programs? Research, research, research, research. Research the program – what sort of courses and production opportunities are on offer? You want to make sure the program satisfies your interests.
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22November

URTA on the Map – Boston University

Who: Mark Stanley, Lighting Design MFA Program Head School: Boston University City: Boston, MA What advice would you give to someone who is in the process of applying to MFA programs in general and specifically to Boston University? First, be passionate about theatre and the art of story telling and be committed to creating theatre
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16November

URTA on the Map – California State University, Fullerton

Who: Deb Lockwood, Lighting Design; Fred Kinney, Scenic; Katie Wilson and Hyun Sook Kim, Costume Design School: California State University, Fullerton City: Fullerton, California What should a prospective student look for in a training program? And what qualities do you think candidates would find in your program that is different from others? Deb Lockwood: A
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13November

URTA on the Map – Temple University

Who: Douglas Wager, Associate Dean School: Temple University City: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania What advice would you give to someone who is in the process of applying to MFA programs? Look for schools that have are clearly connected both geographically and pedagogically to an established and broadly diverse and robust professional theater community. Assess the quality of
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13November

Cutting Ball Theatre Joins the URTA Retirement Umbrella

San Francisco theatre company will sponsor retirement benefit for employees. URTA is excited to announce San Francisco’s Cutting Ball Theatre will join the URTA Umbrella Retirement Program as a plan sponsor. Cutting Ball professional staff will now enjoy access to a centralized, well-curated retirement planning platform, including 401(k) options. Developed by URTA to educate and
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10November

URTA on the Map – FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training

Who: Patricia Delorey, Professor of Voice, Speech & Dialects School: FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training City: Sarasota, FL What advice would you give to new students about how they can build relationships and form communities in a new environment? For a new student to build relationships and form communities at FSU/Asolo Conservatory, I would tell
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07November

URTA on the Map – University of Iowa

Who: Paul Kalina, Head of Acting School: University of Iowa City: Iowa City, Iowa What should candidates look for in a training program? And what unique qualities do you think candidates would find in your program? Needs and desires differ for every student seeking a graduate training program. Some want more experience in foundational work,
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