Post Tagged with: "Performing Arts"

FILE PHOTO: ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA |  Requested budget allocations for student activities were cut by $229,040.80 in the Feb. 26 draft.

GUSA Releases Draft Budget; Club Sports and CSJ Face Largest Cuts

The Georgetown University Student Association finance and appropriations committee released its draft budget allocating $1,092,000 in student activities funds Feb. 26. While the overall budget for the 2019-20 school year increased by 2.4 percent from last year, the requested student activities budget totaled more than $1,321,040, forcing cuts. The budgets[Read More…]

by March 5, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY THEATER AND PERFORMING STUDIES PROGRAM

GU’s Theater and Performance Studies Program Presents ‘Caesar’

“How many ages hence / shall this our lofty scene be acted over / in states unborn and accents yet unknown!” Cassius asks as he and his co-conspirators wash their hands in Caesar’s blood. The line is one of Shakespeare’s most prescient — spoken by a character in ancient Rome,[Read More…]

COURTESY BAILEY BRADFORD

Nomadic Theatre Brings to Life the Trial of Judas Iscariot

From Georgetown’s cocurricular student theater group Nomadic Theatre comes the exceptional “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.” Based on the play by Pulitzer Prize-winning Stephen Adly Guirgis, this production follows the appeal trial of Judas Iscariot’s damnation. In downtown Purgatory, an ambitious young lawyer by the name of Fabiana Cunningham,[Read More…]

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The title of Black Movement Dance Theater’s spring show “Defiance” was chosen to reflect the current state of the black community in the United States, and to emphasize the importance of empowerment. Student directors hope the show will facilitate dialogue.

BMDT Breaks Barriers Through Dance

In celebration of its 35th anniversary, Georgetown’s Black Movements Dance Theater presents “Defiance,” the company’s final production for the 2016-17 season. The dance concert, “an exploratory journey of truth and celebration,” will take place at 8:00 p.m. from Feb. 24 to 25 at the Gonda Theater. The self-producing company has[Read More…]

Theater Review: ‘As You Like It’

Theater Review: ‘As You Like It’

Directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, the Folger Theatre’s edgy rendition of Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” draws the audience out of its seats and into the mysterious Forest of Arden — a place where lovers, fools and refugees gather to escape the cruel and unwelcoming world that awaits them. Full[Read More…]

COURTESY BAILEY BRADFORD
“The Phantom Tollbooth” appeals to young children as well as more mature audiences, which will appreciate the production’s thoughtful message and universal theme.

FEATURE: ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’

From Georgetown’s Theater and Performance Studies Program and the student-led Nomadic Theatre comes the imaginative play “The Phantom Tollbooth,” running from Jan. 26 to Feb. 4 in the Davis Performing Arts Center. Written by Susan Nanus and based on Norton Juster’s 1961 children’s novel, the story follows a young boy,[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Student Expression at Arts Week

Student Expression at Arts Week

After the success of its inaugural year in 2014, Georgetown University Arts Week is back. From April 11-18, students will be able to experience a diverse set of events and activities promoting the arts at Georgetown. Arts Week was started as a way to celebrate and promote student art, drawing[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Arts Issue, The Guide

Superfood A Capella Hits High Note

Georgetown Superfood placed second at the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella quarterfinals last week, allowing them to move on to the ICCA Mid-Atlantic Semifinal on March 28. Superfood member Allie Canal’s (COL ’16) performance of “Say You Love Me” won her the title of Outstanding Soloist. Additionally, Shom Mazumder[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
COURTESY STUDENTS OF GEORGETOWN INC.
Kickback's website displays a countdown clock to the July 8 official announcement.

With Kickback, The Corp Aims to Establish New Tradition

Georgetown Day marks the end of the academic year, but its commencement has long been bereft of a singular tradition. Students of Georgetown Inc. aims to change that with Kickback, a daylong celebration of students’ return to campus. “We’re looking to plan a day for students in the fall to[Read More…]

by July 1, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Theater and Politics Meet

With Monday’s announcement of its Myriad Voices, a cross-cultural festival spanning more than two years, the Laboratory of Global Performance and Politics continues its goal of bringing together performance and theater with international affairs. The dual vision of Cynthia Schneider, professor of diplomacy in the School of Foreign Service, and[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top