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MA student Emily Powrie and guests stand on Drama Stage during PQ Exhibition.

Recent News

5/1/15

“I create echoes through time and space; the beauty, value and majesty of my ancestors and our stories. We are infinite. Our power, excellence, wisdom and legacy continue to grow with time and through natural order.”

With this ethos, Eniola Dawodu will share her creative research and explorations across costume, garment, and sculpture. Moved to release boundaries and reframe her practice with intention and attention to materiality rooted in the ancestral, she will speak to the narrative potency of ancestral African dress practices and the cultural significance of honoring one's personal truth.

 

5/1/15

The UB Department of Theatre and Dance’s MA student Darryl Semira Heusinger directs “Speak to Us Of…,” a devised piece inspired by Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet. Created by the cast of seven UB students comprised of both majors and non-majors, the show will have one public performance at UB’s Katharine Cornell Theatre on Sunday, November 3 at 7:30pm.

 

Upcoming Events

11/1/19

The University at Buffalo second annual MFA Dance Concert. November 22 - 23, 2019, will feature new works by MFA student choreographers Naila Ansari, Jacqueline Cherry, Meg Kirchhoff, Kate Mackey, Mary Schnepf, Mary Grace Sullivan, Nitya Vedantam, and Phil Wackerfuss. The faculty supervisor for the concert is associate professor and director of undergraduate dance, Melanie Aceto. 

11/1/19

The University at Buffalo Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Guys and Dolls" November 15-24 at the Center for the Arts Drama Theatre. The show is directed and choreographed by UB guest artist Keith Andrews, with musical direction by Nathan R. Matthews, associate professor and director of UB Music Theatre, who will also conduct the production.