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UO Theatre Alumna Heidi Schreck’s Play Shines in New York

Currently on the New York Theatre Workshop’s stage, Heidi Schreck’s play, “What the Constitution Means to Me” is garnering rave reviews. Check out the NY Times Article Here:  Enraged by Their Times, Women of Ambition Seize the Stage   Learn more about the New York Theatre ...

Theatre Professor Michael Najjar Publishes New Work!

Michael’s New book is available through McFarland Publishing. Check out the details here: Six Plays of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Edited by Jamil Khoury, Michael Malek Najjar and Corey Pond A bold and singular collection of six plays by Arab and Jewish playwrights explores the human ...

Remembering Emeritus Theatre Professor Grant McKernie

Grant as Mrs. Malaprop Grant McKernie died Saturday morning, September 1, 2018. He was born in Moline, Illinois April 7, 1942 to Walter and Sheila (Kilpatrick) McKernie. Heather(sister) and Cliff Carlson and their son Adam are his immediate survivors. Grant received his BA from Northwestern ...

Recently Published TA Graduate Students Share Their Work

Join us in a shout out of Congratulations! to our second year PhD student, Ellen Gillooly-Kress and Zeina Salame on their recent publications!  Ellen’s Article “#HEWILLNOTDIVIDEUS: Weaponizing Performance of Identity from the Digital to the Physical” has been published in the ...

Impactful Women at the UO

“There is a power in young women speakers. They lead. They are the vanguard of linguistic change.” — Ellen G. Kress, Theatre Arts PhD student. Check out the Daily Emerald article that highlights Ellen and other UO women ...

You Matter.

“All of the leadership at the University of Oregon wants you be safe, feel safe and—much more than that—feel deeply welcomed and valued here.” – W. Andrew Marcus, Tykeson Dean of Arts and Sciences In the Department of Theatre Arts, we echo the message of Dean Marcus & the UO ...

Wonder If, Wonder Why Tour Featured in Around the O

Emily Halnon, University Communications wrote an article in Around The O on “Wonder If Wonder Why,” the University Theatre production performed on campus spring 2016 and toured to rural schools September 2016. Check it out! Link to Around The O Article