Tag: African American Theatre Program

New African American Theatre Program director connects humanity through performing arts

It is part of what persuaded her to pursue a master’s of fine arts in performance at the University of Louisville, and now Sidney...

Theatre Arts stages Louisville debut of ‘Detroit ’67’

It's the summer of 1967 and the songs of Motown are breaking records and breaking barriers. In Theatre Arts’ new production, “Detroit ’67,” by Dominique...

UofL student stars in Actors Theatre of Louisville’s ‘A Christmas Carol’

If you’ve got tickets to Actors Theatre of Louisville's beloved holiday classic “A Christmas Carol,” you’ll get to applaud one of UofL’s own.   Kala...

UofL Theatre Arts’ play, panel discussions explore perspective

UofL Theatre Arts presents “Fires in the Mirror” by Anna Deavere Smith Nov. 7-17 in Thrust Theatre.    The play, which explores perspectives on the...

Theatre Arts opens new season with ‘King Hedley II’

The Department of Theatre Arts is opening its 2019-20 mainstage season with a production of “King Hedley II” by August Wilson Sept. 19. “King Hedley...

UofL Theatre Arts, African American Theatre Program collaborate for ‘A Season...

University of Louisville Department of Theatre Arts has announced “A Season of Black Plays,” in collaboration with the African American Theatre Program. The season’s five...

UofL senior named 2019 Kentucky Derby Festival Queen

With the traditional spin of a wheel, University of Louisville senior Brittany Patillo was named the 2019 Kentucky Derby Festival Queen. Patillo, a Louisville native...

Theatre Arts grad students win prestigious, national award

Theatre Arts graduate students Kala Ross and LaShondra Hood were recently awarded the distinguished National Irene Ryan Acting Award at the Kennedy Center American...

Theatre Arts commemorates 50th anniversary of MLK’s death with ‘The Mountaintop’

The University of Louisville Theatre Arts Department’s African American Theatre Program is celebrating its 25th year with the opening of "The Mountaintop" by Katori...

Theatre Arts announces 2018-19 season of plays

From Martin Luther King and Shakespeare to a romantic comedy and the classic “Raisin in the Sun,” UofL Theatre Arts' 2018-19 season spans the...