Category: Theatre

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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21st Annual Fall Fringe Festival

BU Opera Institute and School of Theatre bring powerful themes and engaging dialogue to Studio ONE – October 6-29 September 29, 2017 Boston, MA –  Boston University College of Fine Arts is pleased to celebrate the 21st year of its groundbreaking Fringe Festival, a collaboration between the School of Music: Opera Institute and School of […]

Categories: Opera, Theatre

Reimagining Fringe

A reconstructed space invites the community to embrace the unknown with the annual opera & theatre festival. Spark Volume 3, Issue 1 | by Emily White In a year of growth and evolution at the College of Fine Arts, the artistic directors of the annual Fringe Festival are seizing the opportunity to explore the edges […]

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Catalyst for Common Ground

BU Orientation shares the stage with Theatre to tackle tough topics. Spark Volume 3, Issue 1 | by Laurel Homer Terrier I.D. cards, student advising, and registration are hallmarks of student orientation. But, for the last two years, University Orientation at BU has included an unexpected component: a theatre performance. “Art crosses boundaries,” says Dean […]

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BCAP Celebrates 10 Years, Announces 2017-2018 Season

August 31, 2017 Boston, MA –  Tickets are now on sale for the 2017-2018 season productions from Boston Center for American Performance (BCAP), the professional extension of the Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Theatre. BCAP’s 10th season includes a quartet of co-productions with New Repertory Theatre: Ideation by Aaron Loeb, Lonely Planet […]

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