Prologue is sponsored by the Office of the Chancellor; THEATREWORKS; the Department of Visual and Performing Arts; the College of Letters, Arts & Sciences; and the Department of Humanities at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
Jay O Sanders and
Two of the most prolific Shakespeare and film actors in America, Sanders and Plunkett will be here to talk about Shakespeare in the park and work with our students.
The founder of Roots and Branches Theatre in New York, Strimling is a pioneer on intergenerational arts creation.
October 22, 2:00 pm
Prologue Town Hall
In our continuing effort to address inequities in gender representation on the American stage, this conversation will focus on female designers, their careers and ways that they can help regional theatre take forward strides. Wild Honey designers will join the Production Executive at the Public Theater, Ruth Sternberg, and address these important issues.
October 29, 2:30 pm
Theatre and Dance Program professor discusses Wild Honey, its context within the Chekhov canon, and the importance of dramaturgy in the regional theatre.
November 6, 7 pm
Idris Goodwin, Daisy McGowan, Aisha Ahmad-Post & Kevin Landis
UCCS and Colorado College professors and curators will lead a discussion on the role of art in addressing controversial issues in the academy and the community. This engaging forum will discuss representation on stage, banned work, subscription needs, and political correctness in the arts.
Learn all about the art of window dressing for the holidays. Yes, it is an art and you will be amazed by the details from Christy Metz and the Chicago Neiman Marcus design team.
February 18, 2:00 pm
Oskar Eustis & Jeanine Tesori
He’s a friend of UCCS, a Prologue supporter, and just maybe the most important theatre producer in America. If you have seen him here before, you know how inspiring he is! Eustis returns to Colorado to speak about American theatre and the creation of new work.
February 25, 2:30 pm
Idris Goodwin & Brian Quijada
Playwrights Idris Goodwin and Brian Quijada will discuss intersections of race and class in American theatre and examine "Oklahoma!" from this perspective. Their conversation will be followed by a performance of portions of their own work.
February 26, 7:00 pm
Idris Goodwin & Brian Quijada
Playwrights Idris Goodwin and Brian Quijada will lead a town hall to discuss intersections of race and class in American theatre.
TBD, schedule permitting
A legend in every way, Waterston will join us in the spring to lead our students in an acting workshop. While we will try to get him to do a small Prologue event, Mr. Waterston is coming to teach our students, and we are grateful for his support of education!
Our Peer Gynt contains extraordinary puppetry and physical theatre. You won’t want to miss this magical show or the chance to hear about all of the tricks. We’ve invited the Rutgers experimental theatre and puppetry scholar, Eileen Blumenthal, to contextualize puppets in theatre history.
Composers, radio hosts, scholars and experts on all things Mozart. Our Amadeus panel will be a celebration of the music of Mozart and the complexities of this beautiful play.
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