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February 16, 2011

UCR "Choreographies of Access" Workshop Featured Assistant Professor Diyah Larasati

The University of California Riverside presented Choreographies of Access: Global dances, Local Knowledges, (Mis)Translated Bodies, Jan 31-Feb 3, 2011. U of M Dance professor Diyah Larasati and Setyastuti (Utik), professor in dance at the Institute of the Arts Yogyakarta (ISI) Indonesia, were brought to UCR, to workshop, present, and discuss with faculty and students their collaborative works.

February 9, 2011

Associate Professor Lou Bellamy Retires from U

Associate Professor Louis Bellamy will be retiring from the U this spring after 32 years of service. As a scholar, historian, and professor, Bellamy has made a unique contribution to the department, shepherding countless students through their exploration of the black American experience and its influence on the theatre landscape. As a practitioner, Bellamy has left an indelible impression on a generation of young theatre artists including actors, directors, and technicians.

The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance, University Libraries Archives and Special Collections, and Penumbra Theatre will be hosting an event from 5:00-7:00pm on Tuesday, February 22 at the Elmer L. Andersen Library to celebrate the legacy of Lou Bellamy and his contributions to the theatre.