Posts Tagged ‘Towson University’

Mar. 05 2013

An All-Poulenc Program? Yes, Please!

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

Towson University’s Department of Music will be presenting an entire concert devoted to Francis Poulenc’s works on Tuesday, March 12 at 7:30pm. Recently, I spoke with Carl Schmidt, Poulenc scholar and Towson University faculty member, about the upcoming performance and his meeting with the composer back in the early 1960’s. You can listen to our […]

Oct. 16 2012

A Clear View of The Glass Menagerie

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

Towson University’s Department of Theatre Arts is presenting Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie October 18-27 in the Center for Fine Arts’ Mainstage Theatre. I recently spoke with director Stephen Nunns, Associate Professor and Director of Towson University’s  MFA Program in Theatre Arts, about the production and how his experience in avant-garde theatre informs his work. […]

Sep. 11 2012

Bodies in Motion

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

Created in 1958, Alvin Ailey’s American Dance Theatre has performed around the world & been recognized as a vital American “Cultural Ambassador to the World” by U. S. resolution. Founded in 1974 as the Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble, Ailey II is comprised of the most promising scholarship students of The Ailey School. Many Ailey II […]

Sep. 06 2012

Congratulations, Madame President!

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

As part of the inauguration week celebrations honoring President Maravene Loeschke, Towson University presents A. R. Gurney’s Pulitzer- prize-winning play, Love Letters, for one performance only, this coming Sunday, September 9, at 3pm. Dr. Loeschke will be joined in the two-person show by her husband, actor & Towson University Professor Emeritus Dr. Dick Gillespie. I […]

Mar. 22 2012

Ancient, Yet Modern Dances

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On Sunday, April 1, Towson University’s Asian Arts & Culture Center will present Kabuki Dance by Bando Kotoji. Although kabuki dates back to the 17th century, it remains a very popular art form in modern Japan; its star performers are celebrities & often appear in film or television roles. Kabuki dance borrows extensively from the […]

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