Posts Tagged ‘Towson University’
The TU Department of Music is hosting a guest artist residency with the world-renowned Sō Percussion Ensemble, which will conclude with a concert performed by members of Sō Percussion and the TU Percussion Ensemble directed by Michelle Humphreys, who came in to talk to me about it.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]