What’s Happening


people playing musical instruments
Cecily “Sloane” Spencer ’93 interviewed the alternative rock musician about his recent project, “Concerto for Violin, Rock Band, and Orchestra.”
Posted 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.

Posted Date: October 14, 2016

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

Posted 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.

Posted 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.

Posted 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.

Posted 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.”

Posted Date: July 5, 2016

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

Posted Date: May 2, 2016

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

Posted 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.

Posted Date: April 14, 2016
Amanda DiMartini '13

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

Posted 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.

Posted 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.

Posted 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.

Posted Date: October 1, 2015
Props to Denison theatre program

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

Posted Date: August 31, 2015
Adam Schreck

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

Posted 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.

Posted 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.

Posted Date: August 13, 2015

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

Posted 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.

Posted Date: July 17, 2015

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

Posted 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.

Posted Date: July 10, 2015

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

Posted 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.

Posted 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.”

Posted Date: May 22, 2015

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

Posted Date: May 22, 2015

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

Posted Date: May 19, 2015

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

Posted Date: May 6, 2015

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

Posted Date: April 14, 2015
Hal Holbrook ’48

Hal Holbrook ’48 and Michael Eisner ’64 discuss some of the ways Denison set the stage for their careers, including the auspicious beginnings of Mark Twain Tonight!

Posted Date: February 23, 2015