In The News: Department of Theatre

KNPR News

University of Nevada, Las Vegas has long defied the myth that Las Vegas is a cultural wasteland, especially in recent years.

Nevada Independent

The first debate between the Gov. Steve Sisolak, a Democrat, and his Republican opponent, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo, is set for Oct. 18. The second, between Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, a Democrat, and her Republican opponent, former attorney general Adam Laxalt, is scheduled for Oct. 20. Both are set to take place at UNLV’s Judy Bayley Theater and will be aired statewide by KLAS and Univision

Elko Daily Free Press

The Miss Nevada Scholarship Organization introduces the newly crowned Miss Nevada, Heather Renner, and Miss Nevada’s Outstanding Teen, Megan Dwyer.

Reno Gazette-Journal

Heather Renner of Reno was crowned Miss Nevada last weekend and will go on to compete at the Miss America competition later this year in Connecticut.

KRNV News 4

On Friday, July 1, 22-year-old Heather Renner was crowned the 72nd Miss Nevada. She was born and raised in Reno and is currently studying at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas majoring in theater and double minoring in political science and vocal performance.

KOLO TV

She says she will use the roughly $30,000 in scholarship money she earned with her Miss Nevada title to pay for her education at UNLV where she is majoring in theater.

Broadway World

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas offers the College of Fine Arts, one of the largest fine arts colleges in the nation.

Current

Nevada Public Radio News Director Joe Schoenmann uttered those final words the night of Oct. 26 as ominous music began. Schoenmann and Crazy Tom, a former physicist, had just come face to face with a mysterious alien.

Las Vegas Weekly

After the seeming eternity of the pandemic lockdown, UNLV’s Nevada Conservatory Theatre returns to live performances with a celebratory season that includes Little Shop of Horrors and Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Las Vegas Weekly

Culture: Art exhibits, theater productions, and more.

LiveDesign

ETC continues its long-standing tradition of connecting driven students with industry mentors as the company begins the 2021 Fred Foster Student Mentorship Program.

Yahoo!

As we wait to see who will take home the Oscar for best picture, students at UNLV are hoping to be future filmmakers.