Temple Theaters

Department of Theater adds new Theater Education 4+1 Program

Oct 27 2014

by Deneia Washington

In order to give students more ways of engaging in the theater world, the Department of Theater is now offering a Theater Education 4+1 Program, which allows students to earn both a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in five years while preparing them for professional careers in theater education and outreach.  

Alumni Spotlight: Warren Kelley '79

Mar 7 2018

Alumnus reflects on career and education before appearance in Chicago

By Toree Weaver

Remembering David A. Hale

Feb 23 2018

Former faculty member David A. Hale, a professor at Temple university for over thirty years passed away on February 13, 2018. David Hale began his career as the director of theater for the new Tomlinson Theater in the 1960s and became chair of the Department of Theater in 1975. Over the course of his long career at Temple, Hale was also head of the graduate design program and the undergraduate program.

Student Spotlight: Julia Hopkins

Feb 19 2018

Senior to star as peacemaker Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet 

by Hadiyah Weaver

Julia Hopkins will play the role of Benvolio, which is usually played by a male, in this semester’s production of Romeo and Juliet; she was casted in part due due to her advance stage combat skills. The senior theater major began practicing martial arts in high school with Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai. She is now a certified actor combatant and the best stage fighter at Temple.

Accessibility Night at Temple Theaters

Jan 30 2018

On Friday, February 2, the School of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts will offer additional accessibility accomodations for Waiting for Rain, one of the plays in the MFA Playwriting Rep. ASL interpretation, audio description, sensory friendly seating, and wheelchair accessibility will be available for patrons.

Wisdom from Director Kenny Leon

Dec 15 2017

TFMA Visiting Professor Shares Advice and Experiences with Students

by Toree Weaver

Throughout the semester Kenny Leon has visited Temple University numerous times to sit down with students to engage in open dialogue. During the talks, he shared personal experiences, his path to success, and advice with aspiring artists in the School of Theater, Film and Media Arts. He also attended acting and design classes, providing feedback and instructions to students.

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Directing Classic Comedy

Nov 21 2017

Graduate Student Noah Herman directs The Underpants

by Toree Weaver

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Mostly Female Cast Tackles Loneliness & Love

Oct 5 2017

Temple Theaters present I Used to Write on Walls by Bekah Brunstetter

by Hadiyah Weaver

Temple Theaters is flipping the script with the first female-dominated play of the season; I Used to Write on Walls directed by Amy Blumberg, running through October 14 in Randall Theater.

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The 2017-2018 Season

A Letter from the Dean

 

New Voices Workshop in 27th Year

Oct 4 2016

Collaboration between Philadelphia Young Playwrights and Temple Theaters benefits all

By Logan Beck

Beginning on Thursday, October 6, Temple University in collaboration with Philadelphia Young Playwrights will celebrate its 27th year of the New Voices Workshop, with the performances of new plays written by students from local elementary, middle and high schools.

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