What’s Happening


Alum Chris Morriss in “Pool Play 2.0” through April 8 in NYC. The New York Times calls it “unusually rewarding.”

Date: March 21, 2017


people playing musical instruments
Cecily “Sloane” Spencer ’93 interviewed the alternative rock musician about his recent project, “Concerto for Violin, Rock Band, and Orchestra.”
Date: December 6, 2016
scence from The Piano Lesson

“The Piano Lesson,” a Pulitzer-prize winning play by August Wilson opens at Denison to rave reviews.

Date: October 14, 2016

For one weekend in September, you can see Denisonians in two new works at the Philadelphia Fringe Festival!

Date: August 24, 2016
Elizabeth Gannon

Elizabeth Gannon '11 presents a work, “Clown! Do Some Ballet!,” as part of the New City's Dream Up Festival.

Date: August 5, 2016
Nita Hawes-Sanders

The Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, with Ro Nita Hawes-Sanders '78 as CEO, has been recognized with the “Oscar” of dance.

Date: July 28, 2016
James Anderson '85

James Anderson '85, turned his theatre major into an outstanding career. He is a vice president and company spokesperson for Turner Broadcasting.

Date: July 6, 2016
tony awards

Imani Abernathy '16 had a great seat at the Tony Awards - and celebrated with the cast of “The Humans.”

Date: July 5, 2016

Susan Booth '85, artistic director for Atlanta's Alliance Theatre, is overseeing a massive overhaul of the space.

Date: May 2, 2016

Denison will perform “MARGO VEIL, an entertainment,” by the college's playwright-in-residence, Len Jenkin.

Date: April 14, 2016
Jeff Hatcher '80

Denison's Department of Theatre is celebrating a play with twice the DU spirit. The play is written by Jeff Hatcher '80 and directed by Geoffrey Nelson, visiting instructor of theatre this year at Denison.

Date: April 14, 2016
Amanda DiMartini '13

Phi Beta Kappa has just hired Amanda DiMartini '13 as their social media specialist.

Date: March 8, 2016
Ben Jacoby '09
Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Ben Jacoby '09 (Theatre & English), will take over the role of “Barry Mann” in Beautiful: The Carol King Musical at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre in NYC beginning March 1.

Date: February 12, 2016

Denison Theatre will take part in presenting the complete cycle of August Wilson plays throughout the year in the Columbus area.

Date: January 11, 2016


Trojan Women
Friday, October 2, 2015 to Saturday, October 10, 2015
8:00 PM

The Department of Theatre presents “Trojan Women,” by Euripides, directed by Cheryl McFarren, taking place from Friday, Oct. 2 through Sunday, Oct. 10., the department's 85th subscription season.

Date: October 1, 2015
Props to Denison theatre program

Denison's Theatre program was listed third among “unsung heroes” of college theatre.

Date: August 31, 2015
Adam Schreck

Adam Schreck '09 is touring with Chicago's famous Second City Troupe.

Date: August 27, 2015

Bryan Blaskie '09 is in L.A., composing and directing musicals. And he just won a “Best Musical” award at the Hollywood Fringe Festival.

Date: August 17, 2015
Strawberry One Act Festival

Recent Denison theatre alumni and a current student wrote and performed a play for NYC's Strawberry One Act Festival.

Date: August 13, 2015

Cleveland's renowned repertory theatre, Cinematheque, is directed by John Ewing '73.

Date: August 4, 2015
Out of Sync by Katie Woods '13

An original play first developed at Denison by Katie Woods '13, opens in Washington, D.C.

Date: July 17, 2015

Two Denison students and one recent grad are plying the stage this summer in three productions.

Date: July 13, 2015
Ben Jacoby

Ben Jacoby '09 and Wendy Barrie Wilson ’78 are appearing in different plays with the same company this summer.

Date: July 10, 2015

Ann Magnuson '78 returns to her rural roots in “Weird, Wild & Wonderful: Ann Magnuson presents An Evening of SurRURALism.”

Date: June 23, 2015
Andrew Levitt ’01

Andrew Levitt ’01, alter ego of diva Nina West, will star as Barbra Streisand in a Columbus production.

Date: May 29, 2015

Jacob Betts '15 has been awarded The David Rounds Theatre Prize for the “most promising graduating student in the theatre department.”

Date: May 22, 2015

Jennifer Beck '15 has been awarded the Frederic K. W. Curry Theatre Award.

Date: May 22, 2015

Denison Theatre proudly unveils its production season for the coming academic year.

Date: May 19, 2015

Winners of Theatre and Fine Arts scholarships for 2015-2016 announced at Theatre Department end-of-year celebration!

Date: May 6, 2015

I AM JONATHAN -- An ensemble-created new work COMING SOON from Denison Theatre!

Date: April 14, 2015