Second Season features original works created, performed and produced by students: "Swirl" by Agyeiwaa Asante and "Dust of the Earth" by Nitsan Scharf.
What is a union? Which union supports my field of work? Should I join a union? When should I join? Are there qualifications to join a union? If you want answers to any of these questions, then this seminar is for you.
You may recognize her as Detective Baker, on CBS’ hit TV show Blue Bloods. Abigail (Gustafson) Hawk ‘04 spent her formative years of actor training while an undergraduate in the University of Maryland’s Theatre program. She will return on Wednesday, November 29 to speak with current TDPS students about using your performing arts degree; auditioning for TV, film, and theatre; responsible and sustainable art-making, and more. The floor will be open, so come with questions!
Advocacy 101: Telling Your Story on Your Terms
What exactly is arts advocacy? What does it look like? If you are interested in exploring ways of becoming an active and engaged participant in the arts advocacy discussion, join Maryland Citizens for the Arts for a discussion and workshop. This session will break down the basics of advocacy and explain how you can advocate for your own work by telling your story more effectively.
Wednesday, November 8, 3-5PM, Cafritz Foundation Theatre
In collaboration with the Maryland Institute of Technology in the Humanities (MITH), TDPS presents a dramatic reading of Percy Shelley’s rarely-performed lyric drama, Prometheus Unbound featuring digital imagery of Shelley’s original manuscripts.
The purpose of this Social Media Workshop is to show you the ins and outs of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat to improve your social media presence and make your online promotional efforts more effective. We will focus specifically on how social media can serve us, the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at the University of Maryland. Those that are already social media savvy are welcome to come and offer tips, and maybe even learn something new.
We will begin with a presentation, followed by a Q&A. Come with questions!
The inaugural presentation of our new TDPS Wednesdays series is "Our International Program for Creative Collaboration & Research: What it is and what it can do for our future," presented by Professor Franklin J. Hildy.
Join members of District Community Playback Theatre and Cuban actor and director, Isnoel Yanes, for a demonstration of "Playback" - an interactive form of true storytelling and improvisational theater.
TDPS Board member and alumna Abigail Bortnick '03 returns to the School to discuss how she applied her UMD theatre training to her successful law career.