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Students allege unsafe work environment and potential negligent behavior in theatre department

Reports from students within UMKC’s Theatre Department describe a pattern of unsafe work conditions during stage productions. These conditions have caused falls, concussions, and...

Interview: Sadie DeSantis on her Youtube show “10 @ 10”

Despite the instinct of many to slow down and relax during the isolation of the pandemic, UMKC Theatre Production Manager Sadie DeSantis started a...

Q&A with Theater Division chair Kenneth Martin

In May 2019, UMKC announced Kenneth Martin as the Patricia McIlrath Endowed Professor of Theatre and Chair of the Theatre Division. This is his...

KC Rep brings Frida Kahlo’s life to the stage

“I used to think I was the strangest person in the world, but then I thought there are so many people in the world,...

Theatre Department collaborates with local playhouses for upcoming season

Alexander Fulton UMKC Theatre Department promises to delight audiences with a variety of production genres for the 2018-2019 season. Most productions combine graduate level work...

Getting ‘Eclipsed’ at Playwright Slam

It’s not a typical night at the theatre when an audience member asks if it’s “kosher to bring a drink on stage.” This week,...

UMKC Announces Return of Two Theatre Professors

UMKC’s theatre department received good news this week: Two faculty members whose positions were cut due to budget restraints will be returning this semester. Shortly...

UMKC Student Seeks Success in Playwright Competition

While checking her email over winter break, UMKC playwright and graduate student Amanda Davison discovered a rare and exciting opportunity: she had been accepted...

Party with the Bard

Fans of literature and theatre, rejoice: on June 6, the downtown branch of the Kansas City Public Library will be host to one of...

KCPD Pepper Sprays Protesters at Trump Rally

Protestors outside of Donald Trump’s rally were doused with pepper spray twice by KCMO police officers. Trump’s rally took place last Saturday evening in downtown...

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