Shakespeare

Theater Corner: Meet the cast, ‘The American Clock’

Theater Corner: Meet the cast, ‘The American Clock’

All professionals must get their start somewhere, whether from observation, getting their hands dirty or in this case taking classes. For MSU Denver students William Hunter and Miranda Ireland, that start is right here in the MSU Denver Theatre Department. Hunter is a theater major with an English minor. He hones in on his acting […]

A world without Shakespeare

A world without Shakespeare

We live in an age where our world is constantly changing. Our technology is advancing at an unprecedented pace. Our societal and cultural mores are evolving, and we are in the middle of a transition of power with our country’s leadership. Although change and evolution are a natural and healthy part of life, it is […]

MSU Denver dance classes infused with heart & sole

MSU Denver dance classes infused with heart & sole

Starting from nothing and creating an authentic work of art, MSU Denver students produced “Straight from the Sole,” a debut modern dance performance. The performance was created by students in Dance Composition II, along with MSU Denver’s dance production course. From budgeting to costuming and fundraising, the students were in charge. “The student’s literally created […]

Shakespeare in jeans

Shakespeare in jeans

Over construction racket and hot dog orders, the words of William Shakespeare rang through the air in the Tivoli Commons. A “spontaneous” staging of “Romeo and Juliet” was brought to campus Oct. 1 by the Denver Project for Humanistic Inquiry, a series rooted in MSU Denver dedicated to bringing unique cultural experiences to Auraria Campus. […]

A different take on ‘Othello’ at Visionbox

A different take on ‘Othello’ at Visionbox

  [media-credit id=246 align=”alignnone” width=”600″][/media-credit] Benjamin Cowhick (left) abd Matthew Blood-Smyth, listen to Dwayne Carrington, give a monologue during Visionbox’s production of “The Othello Project.”   The connection between “Othello” and domestic violence is subtle and deals with societies’ views of gender and roles within them. Domestic violence and gender roles were examined through “The […]

Humorous side of Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s own, “The Twelfth Night,” or “What You Will,” may be one of his lesser-known plays, but definitely is one that impressed when Metro theater students brought it to life March 4. The Metro State Studio Theatre was alive and booming with sonnets and Elizabethan dress.