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Meet Janet Haley, Associate Professor of Theatre!

Name: Janet Haley Title: Associate Professor of Theatre Department: Theatre & Dance Classes I teach: Directing, Acting 1, Improvisation, Voice and Movement, Dramatic Literature, Senior Seminar; Advisor for Acting and Directing Capstone projects, Coordinator of BFA in Performance degree program. Activities, Publications or Productions: • Director/co-creator of place-based, collaboratively created, original productions (public scholarship): 2010’s […]

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AFRICA WEEK: February 1-7, 2015

As part of African American History & Heritage Month, the department of Africana Studies at UM-Flint, along with the Office of Educational Opportunity Initiatives and with generous support from the College of Arts & Sciences, presents AFRICA WEEK. From February 1st through 7th, there will be a series of celebrations and activities which explore the vibrant ties that exist […]

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UM-Flint Theatre Major Headed to NYC

At this year’s 47th annual Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival, hundreds of students from across the great lakes region gathered to celebrate the finest and most diverse work produced in university and college theater programs. During the festival, participating students also compete for scholarships and audition/interview for professional theatre companies and/or training programs. This year, UM-Flint Theatre […]

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UM-Flint Theatre & Dance Dept. Attends Region III KCACTF

The week of January 6th-10th marks the Kennedy Center’s 47th Annual Region III American College Theatre Festival. According to their website: “Started in 1969 by Roger L. Stevens, the Kennedy Center’s founding chairman, the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) is a national theater program involving 18,000 students from colleges and universities nationwide which […]

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Giving BlueDay – Tuesday, December 2nd

On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014, the University of Michigan is asking you to turn Giving Tuesday into Giving BlueDay – a day of online giving to the funds of U of M, including UM-Flint. The College of Arts & Sciences is encouraging donors to pick a specific fund and the amount that is right for […]

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Congratulations to the December 2014 CAS Maize & Blue Award Winners!

The Maize and Blue Award is the highest academic award bestowed upon graduates of the University of Michigan-Flint. Recipients not only have to show excellence in their coursework and GPAs (3.75 or better), but must also be nominated by their faculty/department to be eligible. Nominees are considered based on their intellectual maturity and depth, character, […]

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UM-Flint Theatre Dept. Hosts USITT Regional Workshop

On Saturday, October 4th, the UM-Flint Theatre Department hosted students and faculty from Notre Dame at the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) Midwest Sectional workshop. The workshop covered two special topics: theatrical tailoring techniques and theatrical lighting. Those who participated in the tailoring workshop received in-depth instruction on approaches to advanced tailoring. Their […]

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CAS Welcomes Over 30 New Faculty for Fall Semester

The College of Arts and Sciences at UM-Flint started the Fall 2014 semester with over 30 new faculty members teaching in its classrooms. New faces will be seen in many departments including CSEP, English, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Earth & Resource Science, Psychology, Political Science, Anthropology, Theatre & Dance, and Foreign Language! Throughout the semester, CAS will […]

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UM-Flint Faculty & Students Join FYT in “Alice In Wonderland”

A substantial number of UM-Flint faculty members and students will be working professionally on a production of Alice in Wonderland at the Flint Youth Theatre, opening August 8th: William Irwin (UM-Flint Theatre Professor & Chair) is playing the Mad Hatter and the White Knight. Jessica Wilkowski (BS Design & Technology) is the Scenic Paint Charge. Adam Dill (UMF Theatre Costume Shop Manager & Lecturer) […]

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UM-Flint Student Receives Grant for Theatre-Based Workshops with Area Youth

This spring, UM-Flint student Ella Thorp, a Criminal Justice major and Women & Gender Studies minor, received a New Leaders grant from the Michigan Council on Arts and Cultural Affairs to develop and implement gender-based theatre workshops for young women detained at Genesee County’s youth detention facility (GVRC). These workshops are part of the Buckham/GVRC […]

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