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Faculty and staff from the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Art and Art History, Department of Music, and Department of Theatre explore their skills locally and abroad.
Russell Alexander II will graduate April 29 and begin work with a professional acting company, after performing with Theatre UAB and garnering a national award from the Kennedy Center.
Chosen by a scout from the UAB Department of Theatre for a scholarship, Frankle says the lessons she learned as a young actor from UAB faculty and the Tour Groups program stick with her still today.
April 25, 2016

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The UAB Departments of Theatre, Art and Art History and Music are just a few areas creating learning experiences for students that go far beyond the classroom.  And the community is benefiting as well.
Jones, of Prattville, graduates April 30 with a dual degree in music and theater with honors and heads to the University of Illinois for a Master of Music degree this fall.
The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival awarded UAB student Russell Alexander II a national winner in Outstanding Performance by an Actor category, and nominated “SFB” for a host of awards.
UAB students gathered for the "Exploring Racism through Hip Hop" writing workshop at the Department of Theatre's acting studio on Nov. 13 to add their voices to a musical in the works.
Nole Jones has sung his way to the top. The baritone, one of only 14 men in the country to make the semi-final round, competed at the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) National Student Auditions.
Rising UAB senior and music and theatre major Nole Jones will compete at the National Association of Teachers of Singing National Student Auditions in Greensboro, North Carolina, on July 7.
Winner of the Tony Awards’ “Triple Crown” for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, “Avenue Q” is a hilarious, irreverent, sweetly satiric coming-of-age parable performed by “Muppet”-style puppets alongside human actors.
“Avenue Q” is a hilarious, irreverent, sweetly satiric coming-of-age parable performed by “Muppet”-style puppets alongside human actors.
Award-winning puppeteer actor Joshua Holden will work this week with students cast in the upcoming production of “Avenue Q,” then present his own puppet show March 30.
Last fall, a local vintage-clothing collector donated more than 200 pieces to the UAB Department of Theatre—rack upon rack of dresses, skirts, bodices, hats, gloves, shoes, parasols, fans, a few men’s garments, sporting equipment, and a blue silk-peacock suit.
Valerie Accetta, M.F.A., assistant professor in the Department of Theatre and the head of UAB’s new bachelor of fine arts degree program in musical theatre, has plenty of impressive roles under her belt, from playing romantic lead Margy Frake in the first national tour of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s State Fair to singing baroque opera in Greece.
Alumna Rebecca Harper will direct a new play, “Women of War,” to be presented Nov. 12-15 and Nov. 19-22 by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Theatre.
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