Category: Theatre

D+P at BU

Rhinoceros comes alive in new Design & Production Center for Booth Theatre’s first production. Spark Volume 3, Issue 3 | by Emily White Infinite possibilities face the production teams working in the new theatre on Commonwealth Avenue… well, maybe not infinite, but pretty close. The Boston University Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre and College of […]

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Rhinoceros to open Booth Theatre

The first production in the new Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre at Boston University takes a piercing look at the fallibility of humanity in the face of authoritarianism. The School of Theatre at Boston University College of Fine Arts will open the Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre with Eugène Ionesco’s Rhinoceros in February. Tickets are now […]

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Spring Operas: Albert Herring & Pelléas et Mélisande

BU School of Music: Opera Institute and BU School of Theatre present this season of operas at the Paramount and Cutler Majestic Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music: Opera Institute and School of Theatre announce the upcoming season of operas: Albert Herring and Pelléas et Mélisande. This unique performance collaboration is expanding deeper […]

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A Decade of BCAP

School of Theatre’s professional collaboration redefines the student-teacher relationship Spark Volume 3, Issue 2 | by Anna Whitelaw (COM’19) It’s a rare opportunity for students, professors, and alumni to be on the same playing field. We’re used to the standard relationship — one in which a student learns, and a professor teaches. This is far from the […]

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‘Sitting Pretty’ in an Old Buick Dealership

With new theatre in production, the School of Theatre tenaciously approaches creative stage design around campus Spark Volume 3, Issue 2 | by Rebecca McDade Armed with perseverance, fearlessness, and radical imagination, the students and faculty in the School of Theatre work diligently to transform ordinary spaces into new stages. It’s their area of expertise and they execute […]

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Boston University Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre Housewarming

  Boston University College of Fine Arts Dean ad interim Lynne Allen and School of Theatre Director Jim Petosa invite you to preview and tour our newest spaces: Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre and CFA Production Center.  Thursday, December 7, 2017 4-7pm 820 Commonwealth Avenue Explore this modern complex and learn how its purposeful design engages audiences in […]

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Professor Emeritus Joseph Gifford Passed Away on September 12

“Life is the eternal spring.”  Joseph Gifford May 14, 1920 – September 12, 2017 Dancer, Teacher, World Traveler, Author and Spiritualist Joseph Gornbein Gifford passed away at age 97 of natural causes in September. Born May 14, 1920 in Niagara Falls, New York and raised in Michigan, Joe lived most of his life in New […]

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