Department of Theatre Arts
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Appalachian Paris, a new performance piece from the Department of Theatre Arts, takes listeners on an immersive, historical audio tour of the neighborhood Pitt calls home.
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Mai Khoi, in exile because of her political beliefs, has found a home at Pitt and is thriving under the Scholars at Risk program. Watch her latest performance, “Bad Activist,” on Jan. 27 at noon.
Friday, January 15, 2021
Artists have until Feb. 1 to submit their work to the “Don’t Look Away: Because Mattering is the Minimum” exhibit, which asks the question, “What does Black Lives Matter mean to you?” The exhibit will travel to all Pitt campuses and feature performances.
Thursday, July 9, 2020
Using green screens, cardboard swords and shields, and costumes from their own closets, Theatre Arts students have spent weeks rehearsing from their homes for “She Kills Monsters”—Pitt’s first-ever virtual play, debuting July 12. The production has already been touted in New York Times Magazine.
Friday, October 25, 2019
Pitt senior Rachel Noah created her own University experience on her way to a career in arts management during a dream summer internship: on Broadway with the producers of “Wicked.”
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Friday, April 12, 2019
After founding a theater company and side business called Fairytale Entertainment in her small hometown in the heart of Ohio’s Amish country, Pitt senior Chloe Torrence will head to Santa Maria, California, as an assistant director at the Pacific Conservatory Theatre.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Monday, December 4, 2017
The inaugural class of Pitt’s Public Humanities Fellowship Program spent much of summer 2017 assisting Pittsburgh-based organizations with research support — including delving into Civil War-era records.
Friday, July 28, 2017
Richard Rauh (A&S '62, '64G) said some of his warmest memories are of his time at Pitt and in and around the theater. His $1 million gift will support University theater productions and the newly renamed Richard E. Rauh Studio Theatre.