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Assistant Professor, Theatre Arts
An expert in Shakespearean theatre and theatrical history
From galleries and exhibits to the latest Nevada Conservatory Theatre production, we're adding the finishing touches on art projects across campus.
This new department chair says the move to UNLV allows her to continue her commitment to developing new generations of theater devotees.
Theatre In The News
For some, it’s their first turn at bat. Other players have been in the game for some time.
JJ Brennan started his bachelor’s degree when Harry Truman was president and “Hopalong Cassidy” was a popular TV series.
An 85-year-old man is among the UNLV students who will be graduating Saturday.
Art comes out of chaos,” culture critic David L. Ulin — now a fellow at UNLV’s Black Mountain Institute — said at last year’s Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. “Culture comes out of chaos.” If so, we’re in for some culture-fat times, as the nation’s new political order appears to be a chaos engine: rewriting social norms, destabilizing old certainties and posing fundamental questions about — some would say challenges to — what it means to be an American.
Since its conception in the 1990s, Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues—an episodic play that uses the vagina as a symbol of female empowerment—has played a pivotal role in the feminist movement. It has also long figured into UNLV’s programming for V-Day, a national movement and benefit event aimed at stopping violence against women. So why is this UNLV’s last V-Day featuring the Monologues?