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Ballard Announces 2018 Fall Puppet Performance Series of Family-Friendly Productions

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will host its Fall Puppet Performance Series on four Saturdays from Sept. to Dec. 2018.

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Bradford and Managing Director Matthew J. Pugliese have announced the theatre’s 2018-19 Season!

UConn Alum’s Spiffy Exhibit to Open at Ballard

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry will present the grand opening of its new exhibitions Spiffy Pictures: Adventures in Television Animation and Frank Ballard into the 80s: Babes in Toyland, The Blue Bird, and The Fantasticks.

Cora Lynn Deibler's latest installment of work, “Conversations” previously on display at The William Benton Museum of Ar

‘Conversations’ with Professor Cora Lynn Deibler

Cora Lynn Deibler, Department Head of Art & Art History and Illustration Professor, discusses her latest installment of work at The Benton “Conversations”, her various expressions of art, and her experience as a Professor.

Playwright Michael Bradford, UConn

A Playwright’s Process: an Interview with Michael Bradford

Michael Bradford, Department Head of Dramatic Arts, Artistic Director of Connecticut Repertory Theatre, and professor at the University of Connecticut, is an award-winning playwright.

Vince Tycer stars in the film, Chappaquiddick

Professor Vince Tycer stars in hit film, Chappaquiddick

Chappaquiddick is a ripped-from-the-headlines story about the tragic car accident that took the life of Mary Jo Kopechne when Senator Ted Kennedy was at the wheel in the summer of 1969. After driving off a bridge, the young Kennedy panics and leaves the scene of the accident, leaving the 28-year-old Kopechne to die. It isn’t […]

Open Borders: an Interview with Professor Earl MacDonald

Pianist Earl MacDonald, Director of Jazz Studies in the School of Fine Arts, released his fifth album, Open Borders, on November 21, 2017. Involving collaboration at its core, from the diverse band to the wide range of UConn School of Fine Arts faculty members that united to assist in Earl’s creative process, the premise of […]

Ballard to Present 2018 UConn Winter Puppet Slam

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry and the UConn Puppet Arts Program will present the 2018 UConn Winter Puppet Slam on Friday, January 26 at 8 p.m. in UConn’s Studio Theatre. The UConn Winter Puppet Slam will feature short works by professional puppeteers and performers from around New England, including Bonnie Duncan, Jim Napolitano, […]

Sol LeWitt Mural Installation at Innovation Partnership Building

This past Fall semester, UConn School of Fine Arts students worked together with UConn Engineering students to install ‘Wall Drawing 867’ a mural conceptualized by Sol LeWitt, onto the walls within the glass lobby of the new UConn Innovation Partnership Building.  This collaborative project is one part of an overall plan for multiple STEAM (Science, […]

Earthtones Vocal Ensemble Performance Recalls Music of Vietnam War Era

“Voices of the Vietnam War: Music and Memories” will be performed by the UConn Earthtones Vocal Ensemble on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 3 p.m. in Louis J. von der Mehden Recital Hall, 875 Coventry Road, in Storrs. Earthtones is comprised of university students and community members in a Department of Music class who bring to […]