Alumnus Evan Griffiths (’09) Joins NYC Theatre Company

Alumnus Evan Griffiths (B.A. Theatre '09) has become a member of Joyseekers, a wonderful new theatre company in New York. Its first production will be performed in March in NYC. For its debut, Joyseekers Theatre is producing Maxim Gorky's "The Lower Depths." "I am extremly proud of this company, and I am very excited for … Continue reading Alumnus Evan Griffiths (’09) Joins NYC Theatre Company

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Film and video students do good for our community

GVSU Film and Video Production class 470- Nonfiction Practicum, worked with three clients this past fall semester, to create videos that would promote their organization and activities. The students created pieces for Wild Ones- a non-profit which promotes native plant landscaping, and Grand Rapids Sister Cities International. The students also created promotional materials for Recyclemania, a … Continue reading Film and video students do good for our community

Professor Morse Wins Platinum Pixie

The Third Annual Pixie Awards received a record number of submissions this year, and honored 213 entries from all over the USA and Canada.The Pixie Awards honors outstanding work in animation, effects, and motion graphics. A total of over 750 entries were received and 113 received the Pixie Gold Award, while 100 entries received the … Continue reading Professor Morse Wins Platinum Pixie

New York City Stage Director Directs “The Light in the Piazza”

Grand Valley State University Opera Theatre presents The Light in the Piazza. Opening February 3rd, 2012 at the Louis Armstrong Theatre. A team of guest professionals comprises the artistic team, including New York City stage director Dorothy Danner and Chicago music director and conductor James Barnett. The score by Adam Guettel (Floyd Collins, Saturn Returns) … Continue reading New York City Stage Director Directs “The Light in the Piazza”

ReACT! Peer theatre education program receives funding from the Office on Violence Against Women

Somewhere in America, a woman is raped every two minutes, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Dating violence, sexual assault and domestic violence are complicated subjects to introduce, but GVSU’s acting team “ReACT” hopes to make the topic easier to discuss. ReACT is a peer theatre education program dedicated to inform students on the various … Continue reading ReACT! Peer theatre education program receives funding from the Office on Violence Against Women

Sierra Club/GVSU Film Series aims to raise environmental awareness

The Sierra Club’s Michigan Chapter and Grand Valley State University’s School of Communications join forces to introduce people to the club’s Michigan Chapter and call attention to environmental issues in Michigan. A film series and membership drive kicks off with a free, public screening of the award-winning documentary “Gasland,” Thursday, February 16, 7-9 p.m., in … Continue reading Sierra Club/GVSU Film Series aims to raise environmental awareness

GVSU Theatre Alumni Form Stark Turn Players

A group of GVSU Theatre alumni have formed a unique theatre troupe in West Michigan. "Taking Theatre to the Edge With Stark Turn Players" (RapidGrowth, January 19, 2012)