MFA Graduate Student Edwards Receives Kevin Kline Award

Yeah for Brooke Edwards, current MFA graduate student in directing, for receiving the St. Louis based Kevin Kline Award for Best Actress in a play.
She won for her performance in Danny and the Deep Blue Sea which was directed by WIU theatre professor Ray Gabica.
Cheers to Brooke on this great honor.
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University Dance Theatre Chosen for Gala Performance

From University Relations:
MACOMB, IL – Competing against 20 Midwest colleges and 35 dance works, the University Dance Theatre (UDT) from Western Illinois University was selected to perform “Multiverse,” a piece choreographed by Professor Candace Winters-March, at the American College Dance Festival Association’s (ACDFA) regional conference, held at Missouri State University, March 21-25.
“All pieces are judged [...]

Quene to Attend Thinking Through Making Workshop

Belinda Quene, a junior BFA in ceramics from Villa Park, IL, has been awarded a grant from William Randolph Hearst Scholarship Fund to attend the Thinking through Making Workshop with Alleghany Meadows and Sam Harvey  at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Aspen, Colorado this coming summer.  Quene is a student of Shawn Spangler.
Sam Harvey received [...]

RTDNA Awards WIUM’s Jason Parrott

The Radio Television Digital News Association has announced the 2012 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards winners.
Congratulations to Jason Parrott, BA broadcasting 2002, who won a Regional Murrow Award in the Use of Sound category for “Home Soil.” Listen to the winning entry.
WIUM/WIUW is in the Region 7, Radio Small Market category and has won [...]