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The Arts
May 8, 2024 | 01:49 pm

Musical documentary with Rochester roots gets a Pulitzer Prize nod

Paper Pianos, a live-performance musical documentary written and co-created by the International Theatre Program’s Nigel Maister, tells the story of an Afghan musician and refugee Milad Yousufi.

topics: alumni, awards, Department of English, Eastman School of Music, Humanities Center, International Theatre Program, Nigel Maister, School of Arts and Sciences,
The Arts
September 30, 2023 | 01:02 pm

The ‘first English language trans novel,’ adapted for stage

The International Theatre program’s production of Orlando promises “a wild ride” and a serious reflection on the fluidity of identity.

topics: Bette London, Department of English, featured-post-side, International Theatre Program, Nigel Maister, performing arts, School of Arts and Sciences,
The Arts
February 14, 2023 | 09:50 am

Changing the narrative about Blackness on the stage

By partnering with Black actors and artists, the International Theatre Program’s recent productions help give new dimension to marginalized characters.

topics: community engagement, diversity, featured-post-side, Institute for the Performing Arts, International Theatre Program, Nigel Maister, performing arts, School of Arts and Sciences,
In Photos
February 23, 2022 | 10:54 am

Costume-ready for ‘fabulously fun’ glam rock theater

A behind-the-scenes photo gallery shows the International Theatre Program gearing up for its production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

topics: Institute for the Performing Arts, International Theatre Program, Nigel Maister, performing arts, School of Arts and Sciences, Take Five Scholars Program,
The Arts
November 29, 2021 | 05:32 pm

Inaugural theater production at Sloan Performing Arts Center opens December 2

The International Theatre Program returns to in-person performances as it presents Aaron Posner’s Stupid F*cking Bird, a modern adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull.

topics: Department of English, featured-post-side, Institute for the Performing Arts, International Theatre Program, Nigel Maister, performing arts, School of Arts and Sciences,
The Arts
August 31, 2021 | 05:06 pm

Sloan Performing Arts Center opens on the River Campus

The 30,000-square-foot dedicated performing arts space had its soft opening at the end of August, adding a much-anticipated new building to the University of Rochester’s River Campus in time for the fall semester.

topics: featured-post-side, Institute for the Performing Arts, International Theatre Program, performing arts, Program of Dance and Movement, School of Arts and Sciences, Sloan Performing Arts Center,
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