Theater

FIVE Owls on Broadway!

 
There's nothing terribly shocking about seeing our Temple Alums grace the Broadway stage.

Owls Fly High in 2019 Philly Fringe Festival

The Philly Fringe Festival, presented by FringeArts, is a highly anticipated event in Philadelphia that comes around every September. Running September 5-22 this year, audiences can, as always, expect a wide variety of work, exciting venues, and talent. What’s particularly notable about this year’s festival, however, is the large number of Temple Owls involved in all aspects of production. Over 30 Owls, both alumni and current students, are involved in at least nine shows playing this month!

Owls crush in Barrymore Award Nominations

The numbers are IN and Temple folks command a large share of the Barrymore award nominations with representation in nearly every category and over 20 award listings including a Lifetime Achievement Award for Temple Graduate and former faculty member Ed Shockley (MFA '94).  

TFMA Alumni Event: The Color Purple in Cherry & White

Saturday, December 8, 2018 
8 p.m. 

Director Amy Shoshana Blumberg Talks The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek

By: Hadiyah Weaver

Temple Theaters kicked off the new 2018- 2019 season with The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek by Naomi Wallace and the performance could not have been more timely. The play explores Dalton Chance’s teenage life as he finds himself entranced by the fearless and fascinating Pace Creegan. The performance is childlike and nostalgic but has a twist that will leave the audience a little shaken up. Amy Shoshana Blumberg (MFA ‘19) says the wicked twist of the play is a crucial clue into considering the social and political climate we face today.

Phila Inquirer Highlights Audition Prep Class

Dec 21 2016

Actors go on auditions all the time, but they rarely receive the critical but nurturing feedback that they hear in Jennie Eisenhower's "Musical Theater: Dress Rehearsal" class.

Eisenhower brings in casting directors and other professionals from around the city throughout the semester. Her students receive real-world audition experiences in the classroom along with valuable observations and assessments to help them prepare for life after college.

MFA Student Spotlight: Noah Herman

Dec 15 2016

by Logan Beck 

Noah Herman worked as a freelance director in Philadelphia for several years, after graduating from Muhlenberg College where he studied acting and directing.

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