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Faculty Profile: Pioneer Winter – Renowned Choreographer, Director and Social Justice Advocate

Faculty member, Pioneer Winter, has set the bar even higher for the FIU Theatre Department once again.  Holding a Master of Public Health and Epidemiology from FIU and a Master of Fine Arts in Choreography from Jacksonville University/White Oak, Winter was the first artist to be named a Dennis R. Washington Achievement Scholar.   Winter has made a name for himself not [...]

By |2019-08-14T17:53:07+00:00August 14th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Faculty Profile: Pioneer Winter – Renowned Choreographer, Director and Social Justice Advocate

FIU Theatre’s Pioneer Winter Becomes MAP Fund Award Winner

The 2019 MAP Fund has awarded FIU faculty member, Pioneer Winter, with a grant for his Birds of Paradise performance project.  Birds of Paradise is a new ensemble-driven performance work by Pioneer Winter Collective, enacted in the form of a tropical militia. “It interrogates agency, power, celebration, and rage through a lens that [...]

By |2019-07-02T18:43:38+00:00July 2nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on FIU Theatre’s Pioneer Winter Becomes MAP Fund Award Winner

Latinx Theatre Professionals to Convene in Miami This July

This summer, FIU Theatre will host the Latinx Theatre Commons Regional Convening (“Miami in Motion!”) July 12-14, 2019. Miami in Motion! will gather artists, scholars, administrators, and advocates from the Miami Latinx Theater community and beyond to share work and methodologies, and to experience the vibrant and varied forms of storytelling illuminating the abundant creative [...]

By |2019-05-03T19:15:01+00:00May 3rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Latinx Theatre Professionals to Convene in Miami This July

Three Playwrights Selected for Greenhouse 2019

THE GREENHOUSE is a play development program at FIU Theatre supporting South Florida playwrights. Three playwrights were selected for one-week intensive residencies in the summer to workshop and revise a draft of a full-length play. A director, a dramaturg, and age-appropriate actors will work with the playwright. The week will culminate in a public reading [...]

By |2019-05-03T15:22:09+00:00May 3rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Three Playwrights Selected for Greenhouse 2019

Eighteen FIU Theatre Artists Graduate

On Wednesday afternoon, 18 FIU Theatre students officially became graduates at the Spring 2019 Commencement. With their professors, families, and friends in attendance they walked across the stage, shook President Mark B. Rosenberg’s hand, and brought their college careers to a close. Twelve students received their Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre: Diana [...]

By |2019-05-03T14:25:39+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Dynamic Banner, Home Slider, News|Comments Off on Eighteen FIU Theatre Artists Graduate

Lifelong FIU Theatre Patron Luis Castany Memorialized By Granddaughters

Luis Castany never felt more at home than when he was enjoying the arts. A patron of FIU Theatre for over 25 years, he saw countless plays and witnessed the growth of the department. Luis Castany before a performance of Dancing at Lughnasa at FIU Theatre. When he passed away late last year, [...]

By |2019-04-26T19:17:59+00:00April 26th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Lifelong FIU Theatre Patron Luis Castany Memorialized By Granddaughters

FIU Theatre’s Summer Camp Gives Students a Chance to Explore Their Creative Side

FIU Theatre’s Summer Camp is back again this year from July 15-July 26 at the Wertheim Performing Arts Center.  This year, camp runs for two weeks and gives children ages 6-12 the opportunity to explore their creative side, develop valuable social skills, and boost their confidence. Mornings start off with campers participating in [...]

By |2019-05-03T14:25:12+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Dynamic Banner, Home Slider, News|Comments Off on FIU Theatre’s Summer Camp Gives Students a Chance to Explore Their Creative Side

7 Questions with Natalia “QR” Quintero-Riestra

On May 1st, Natalia Quintero-Riestra (“QR”) will walk across the stage, shake President Rosenberg’s hand, and officially graduate with a BFA in Acting from FIU Theatre. She leaves on a high note, having written and performed a wildly successful senior project on Victoria Woodhull and now taking the stage as Masha in The [...]

By |2019-04-20T00:11:38+00:00April 20th, 2019|News|Comments Off on 7 Questions with Natalia “QR” Quintero-Riestra

AMPARO Immerses Audiences in 1957 Cuba – Featuring the Work of 8 FIU Alumni

It’s New Year’s Eve 1957 and you walk into a rocking Club Náutico in Varadero, Cuba. A server hands you a drink as you join the crowded dance floor, moving to the irresistible sounds of the live band. Suddenly, the revelry is interrupted by whispers spreading throughout the club – Fidel Castro’s revolutionaries [...]

By |2019-04-19T17:24:24+00:00April 19th, 2019|News|Comments Off on AMPARO Immerses Audiences in 1957 Cuba – Featuring the Work of 8 FIU Alumni

7 Questions with Wayne Robinson

Wayne E. Robinson, Jr. is one of FIU Theatre’s most cherished professors, having been a faculty member since its early days. Robinson, a man loves to find humor in the darkest of times, is directing The Suicide, the final show of the 2018-2019 season. We were able to sit down with him before [...]

By |2019-04-12T16:25:18+00:00April 12th, 2019|News|Comments Off on 7 Questions with Wayne Robinson
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