I Desire…

…and as Harry Dreyfuss (as Camacho) uttered the last line of the play, so an era comes to an end. The Labyrinth of Desire is one hell of a play, and many thanks to those who came out and supported live theatre!

This wonderful group of people would like to thank you! 

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Design Showcase 2014

Some pictures from the opening of the Theatre Design and Production showcase on April 10th, 2014-featuring the work of graduating seniors Sarah Jane Donovan and Daniel Geggatt!

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Enter the Labyrinth of Desire!

Our fourth and final main stage show of the season; The Labyrinth of Desire by Lope de Vega, translated by Caridad Svich, opens less than a week from today on April 3rd in Pope Auditorium! The cast and crew have been hard at work to create the world of the play. Take a look at some rehearsal pictures leading up to the big day! 

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Pictures from the “We Are Proud…” Talkback!

After the Friday night performance of “We Are Proud…” the cast and creative team had a talkback in Pope Auditorium, discussing the important themes of the play, creating a dialogue between actors and audience, and receiving some surprising (but positive!) feedback. 

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Say it Loud, Say it Proud: Main Stage Season, Spring 2014 

We open our season with:

 We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915

by Jackie Sibblies Drury

Directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh

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The Fourth Wall of Life

by Matthew Tiemstra, Class of 2016, Performance Track 

“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,


Love like you’ll never be hurt,


Sing like there’s nobody listening,


And live like it’s heaven on earth.”

- William W. Purkey, Nonfiction Writer

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The Light In Me Sees the Light In You

by Olivia Macklin, Class of 2016, Performance Track 

Between classes, homework, and rehearsals, most Fordham theatre majors place themselves under stress, maintaining hectic lifestyles. Between demanding schedules and a time consuming theatre program, theatre majors crack under the pressure.

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Prospective Student Days!

Last weekend, January 25th and 26th, and this past Saturday, February 1st, Fordham Theatre had its annual round of auditions on campus to find the next generation of Fordham Theatre artists! 

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5 Things You Should Never Say to Actors

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by Michelle Ang, Performance/Directing track, Class of 2016 and Aja Singletary, Performance track, Class of 2016. 

So, we’ve all been there. You, as a person devoted to the craft of acting, has undoubtedly encountered one or more unsavory comments on your THEATRE WAY OF LIFE. Whether you are at a cocktail party, in casual conversation with people you just met, or at a *shudders* family gathering, people who mean well, but unwittingly strike daggers into your heart when one or more of these questions are posed:

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An Evening with Rita Moreno

Aja Singletary, Class of 2016, Performance Track

"I do not understand why there has to be a black dentist? Why can’t he or she just be a dentist?" The person who said that was Rita Moreno. Michelle Ang and I went to Fox Studios to see Rita Moreno speak about her memoir and her thoughts on color casting.

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