Ali Ribe for Art-Felt Appeal We seem to have a lot of students landing jobs as models these days. Here's current Department major Ali Ribe modeling the limited edition Valentine's Day shirt for the apparel line Art-felt Appeal.
Lindsay Allen in RED LIGHT WINTER

We figured Department alum Lindsay Bartlette Allen would take the New York theatre world by storm, since that's where she went -- but now she's capturing headlines in Chicago, thanks to the new play Red Light Winter.

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Jordan Reeves Department alum Jordan Reeves has gone on to success in NYC as a Community Manager for TED-Ed. Now he returns to Alabama as one of 16 speakers at the March 1 TEDxBirmingham conference. Read more about Jordan here -- and find out how to watch the TEDxBirmingham events on streaming video here ...

Britt Rentschler in "Instant Mom" in NickelodeonDepartment alum Britt Rentschler (seen here in her role as party girl "Holly" on the NickMom TV series "Instant Mom") was featured as "Elena Markov" in a recent episode of the hit ABC TV series Castle.  For a while at least, you can still see the episode on the ABC site.

Lauren Lippeatt Department alum Lauren Lippeatt, seen here on the cover of Fit & Well Magazine, returns to her alma mater on occasion to lead discussions on the positive effects of yoga on mental health. She'll also lead a Women's Empowerment Workshop on April 12th off-campus --get the details here.

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Luke Harlan The triumphs keep coming for Department alum Luke Harlan! Culturequake just named HONKY, the show Luke directed earlier in NYC this year, as one of the Ten Best of Off-Off Broadway -- in fact it's on the list as #1!

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Katie Hines: the EPIf you saw our 2008 production of Cabaret, you already know Department alum Katie Hines has a lovely voice. Now you can get her first album thanks to iTunes here. We expect to hear much more from Katie in the future!

beqo-jonidaWe're a bit late in reporting this, but Department alum Jonida Beqo has once again wowed audiences with one of her original one-woman shows.  Her latest performance piece, Harabel, was the hit of the fall season for Atlanta theatre group Theatrical Outfit --

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alanaOkay, she wasn't a Theatre major, but we still claim Alana Jordan as one of our own after her stellar turns in Lysistrata and The Rocky Horror Show.  So we're proud she's now starring in the film Sex, Marriage and Infidelity in New York, currently filming in Houston and New York...

Vessela WarnerUniversity of Illinois Press announces the publication of International Women Stage Directors -- which features articles by our own Associate Professor Dr. Vessela Warner.

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joneswelshworkshopOne particularly memorable exercise from the workshop led by Jones Welsh at Theatre UAB in September 2013. Click the photo to see the video.

abovethelineOn September 28th, the latest crop of Theatre UAB student films was revealed to a packed house in the 2013 Above the Line Film Festival. Many of those involved received awards above and beyond the applause of the audience:

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amanda-kabukiOur increasingly-famous alum Amanda Mattes has done it again -- this time with a video that's gone viral. Her TED-Ed Lesson Kabuki: the People's Dramatic Art has received over 250,000 YouTube views at this writing -- 100,000 of those in the first 24 hours!

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Theresa Robbins DudeckTheresa Robbins Dudeck, Ph.D. (Theatre UAB 1992) has been working for years on the definitive biography of groundbreaking director Keith Johnstone, and her efforts have paid off -- the book is now out from Bloomsbury and is available worldwide.

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