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1 Student directors prepare 10-minute plays
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:26, p.04
12/9/2019 Eleven 19-minute plays will be presented by Professor Amy Ostinski's directing class on Thursday, December 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Bertha Martin Theater in Strayer-Wood Theatre. The doors open at 7:15 p.m. and the event is free and open to the public.
2 Panther Portrait: Rocky Horror Picture Show
Mitchell--Cecilia (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:19, p.04
11/4/2019 Alpha Psi Omega overtook the Strayer-Wood Theater for the annual midnight showing of 'Rocky Horror Picture Show.' Admission was a $3 fee or three canned goods to be donated to the Northeast Iowa Food Bank. The annual "auction of the virgins" was held and the Time Warp dance was performed multiple times by the excited crowd; photo.
3 Student explores heritage in 'Bandit Queen'
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:52, p.04
4/25/2019 Student Brittney Starr wrote and produced a play about her outlaw relative, Belle Starr, entitled 'Bandit Queen.'
4 UNI does the Time Warp, again
Mitchell--Cecilia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:21, p.05
11/5/2018 Alpha Psi Omega held an interactive showing of "A Rocky Horror Picture Show."
5 Black Hawk County to host "Spelling Bee"
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:18, p.04
10/25/2018 The Theatre UNI will perform the musical "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee."
6 Directing class presents '10-Minute Plays'
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:51, p.05
4/16/2018 A directing class will perform 11 10-minute plays which will be directed by the students.
7 TheatreUNI lets the sunshine in with 'Hair'
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:43, p.04
3/8/2018 Reviewer Clinton Olsasky discusses TheatreUNI's production of 'Hair' and what the musical makes commentary on; photo.
8 TheatreUNI to present 'Hair' for 50th aniversary
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:39, p.04
2/22/2018 Sarah Hofmeyer reports on TheatreUNI's production of 'Hair' that is showing at Strayer Wood Theatre. TheatreUNI and the School of Music worked together to make the musical possible.
9 Heartbreakingly beautiful Theatre UNI play
Welsch--Shelby (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:19, p.04
10/30/2017 Critic Shelby Welsch reviews the play "The Aliens", presented by Theatre UNI; photo.
10 Stepping towards sustainability
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:16, p.01
10/19/2017 US President Donald Trump is withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement. The agreement was originally signed by former president Barack Obama. Faculty members give their reactions to the news.
11 Theatre UNI beams "The Aliens"
Hauer--Sydney (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:16, p.06
10/19/2017 Theatre UNI puts on the play "The Aliens" by contemporary playwright Annie Baker. The production was directed by Jake Barnwell, who was also the stage manager; photo.
12 Haunted campus?
Turnis--Kayleen Marie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:18, p.1
10/29/2015 Student Kayleen Turnis discusses the ghosts suspected to be on campus, including Zelda, Augie, and Travis; photo.
13 RENT
Northern Iowan 112:17, p.4
10/26/2015 Advertisement for Theatre UNI's production "RENT"; photo.
14 Strayer-Wood production: A closer look at the Avenue Q puppets
Rekemeyer--Kyle (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:47, p.2
4/6/2015 Assistant theater professor Jennifer Sheshko gives a closer look at Avenue Q and the work that went into making the puppets.
15 Theatre UNI's Theatre Thursday for 'Avenue Q'
Public Relations News Release 2014:174, p.1
2/5/2015 Theatre Thursday is a gathering of UNI Theatre students, faculty, staff, and countless others after the opening night performance of Theatre UNI productions. The next event will be after the 'Avenue Q' performance on February 26.
16 Theatre UNI introduces 'Theatre Thursday'
Public Relations News Release 2014:71, p.1
10/2/2014 Theatre Thursday is a gathering of UNI theatre students, faculty, staff, Friends of Theatre UNI members, alumni, and local theatre enthusiasts after the opening night performance of Theatre UNI productions.
17 Theatre UNI presents 'Love & Information'
Public Relations News Release 2014:70, p.1
10/2/2014 Theatre UNI will present the second production of its 2014-15 season, "Love & Information", October 30 to November 2, and November 6 to 9 in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Tickets are free for UNI students with their student ID, and $14 for adults.
18 Theatre UNI presents 'The Sweetest Swing in Baseball'
Public Relations News Release 2014:42, p.1
9/10/2014 Theatre UNI presents the first production of the 2014-15 season, "The Sweetest Swing in Baseball", in the Bertha Martin Theatre in Strayer-Wood Theatre at UNI. Tickets are $14 for adults and free to UNI students with their student ID.
19 Stepping into the spotlight
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:1, p.10
8/28/2014 Students have the opportunity to go to many theatrical shows offered in the Cedar Falls/Waterloo area; photo.
20 Sturgis Youth Theatre celebrates 15th anniversary with 'The Glass Slipper'
Public Relations News Release 2014:1, p.1
7/3/2014 The Sturgis Youth Theatre willl present "The Glass Slipper: The Story of Cinderella", July 17 through 20 at the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Tickets are five dollars and can be purchased by calling 319-239-1540.
21 A welcome from your NISG president and vice president
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.supp. 5
5/1/2014 Paul Andersen and Kevin Gartman welcome new students.
22 Stepping into the spotlight
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.supp. 7
5/1/2014 The theatre department will be putting on five shows during the fall of 2014 semester. Tickets are available on September 1.
23 Theatre UNI at Strayer-Wood
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.supp. 21
5/1/2014 Schedules of 2014-2015 productions by Theatre UNI.
24 UNI International Dance Theatre to present 'Salute to the Silverscreen'
Public Relations News Release 2013:253, p.1
4/14/2014 UNI's International Dance Theatre will present its annual spring show. This year's production is titled "Salute to the Silverscreen". There will be a variety of dance styles from around the world showcased.
25 Friends of Theatre UNI replaces S.T.A.G.E. Inc.
Public Relations News Release 2013:147, p.1
12/17/2013 The organization formerly known as S.T.A.G.E. Inc. has officially changed its name to Friends of Theatre UNI. This name more accurately describes the focus of the organization. Friends of Theatre UNI raises funds for the Department of Theatre.
26 Controversial musical hits Strayer-Wood
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:17, p.4
10/25/2013 "Spring Awakening" is a Strayer-Wood Theatre musical that is set to open on October 31. It deals with controversial subjects and is meant for mature audiences only; photo.
27 Strayer-Wood performance to analyze American eating
Gibbs--Hannah Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:12, p.4
10/8/2013 "American Way of Eating" is coming to the Strayer-Wood Theatre this fall. It is based on the book written by Tracie McMillian who went undercover to discover where American's food actually comes from. The cast consists of nine UNI students.
28 It's the most wonderful time of life
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:2, p.5
8/30/2013 The author showcases many different ways to make the most of the college experience at each grade level. She stresses how important it is to get involved and to meet new people.
29 Sturgis Youth Theatre hits the stage with 'Jack and the Magic Beans'
Public Relations News Release 2013:4, p.1
7/8/2013 The Sturgis Youth Theatre will perform "Jack and the Magic Beans" at the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Gretta Berghammer is the director. Many local children and teens are in the production.
30 12. Shows & tunes
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:54, p.Suppl: 15
5/3/2013 Encourages new students to get involved with theatre. Tells when auditions for different performances will be held. It also encourages students to get involved in band and choir.
31 Queer Monologues kick off Pride Week
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:46, p.6
4/5/2013 To kick off Pride Week, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, along with the Strayer-Wood Theatre, put on "The Queer Monologues." It told, true and fictional, stories of members of the LGBT community.
32 Getting creative
Northern Iowa Today 94:4, p.23
12/1/2012 Strayer-Wood Theater offers programs that attract students to enroll at UNI; photo.
33 University of Northern Iowa welcomes back 2012 Iowa Thespian Festival
Public Relations News Release 2012:133, p.1
11/5/2012 University of Northern Iowa will host Iowa Thespian Festival for third year. Two-day event will bring more than 1,000 students, teachers, and chaperones to campus.
34 Some spirits haunt houses, others haunt students
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:19, p.8
10/30/2012 Two ghosts are said to haunt UNI. Augie, a soldier from World War II, resides in Lawther Hall and Zelda, whose present residence is Strayer-Wood Theatre. Rumors of the two ghosts date back as far as the 1970s.
35 UNI's Strayer-Wood Theatre to present 'November'
Public Relations News Release 2012:99, p.1
10/10/2012 Strayer-Wood Theatre will present the comedy, "November", a satirical view of the Presidential campaign for office at the time of election. This is the second production in the 2012-2013 season entitled "Renewal: Uplifting the Spirit".
36 UNI's Strayer-Wood Theatre to continue 'First Friday' receptions
Public Relations News Release 2012:74, p.1
9/21/2012 "First Friday" receptions follow the first Friday performance of each production. Receptions originated to celebrate theatre's success. A blend of alumni, professionals, students, and Stage Inc. members form community of supporters.
37 UNI's Strayer-Wood Theatre to present "Lysistrata"
Public Relations News Release 2012:71, p.1
9/20/2012 UNI will present the comedy, "Lysistrata", by Ellen McLaughlin. The production will open the season entitled "Renewal: Uplifting the Spirit".
38 Circus performers needed to audition for play at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2012:23, p.1
8/10/2012 Skills sought include; juggling, tightrope walking, belly dancing, face painting, stilt walking, acrobatics, baton twirling, and unicycling. All circius type performers urged to audition.
39 Youth theatre presents: The Spell of Sleeping Beauty"
Northern Iowan 108:60, p.1
7/20/2012 A theatre camp for kids is directed by Gretta Berghammer. The group consists of students in the fourth grade and up. Performances will be held in the Strayer-Wood Theatre.
40 Hello new Panthers !
Bancroft-Smithe--Jordan (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.supp 2
4/27/2012 Greetings from the president and vice-president of the student body; photo.
41 'Bat Boy' to sink its teeth in at Strayer-Wood
Stewart--Jacob K. (Student--2012)
Public Relations News Release 108:48, p.7
4/6/2012 "Bat Boy, The Musical" is a classic love story about a half bat/half boy. The play details are still under tight wraps until the showing; photo.
42 Students gather for candlelit walk around campus
Stewart--Jacob K. (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 108:46, p.6
3/30/2012 Over seventy students walked to raise awareness of human trafficking. The group heard statistics and stories of those involved; photo.
43 UNI's Strayer-Wood Theatre to present 'Bat Boy: The Musical'
Public Relations News Release 2011:229, p.1
3/22/2012 The musical "Bat Boy: The Musical" will be presented by Strayer-Wood Theater.
44 UNI's Strayer-Wood Theater to hold new celebration with 'First Friday' receptions
Public Relations News Release 2011:170, p.1
2/13/2012 The Strayer-Wood Theater will host its first 'First Friday,' a celebration connecting theater alumni to students.
45 UNI's Strayer-Wood Theatre to present 'Dying City'
Public Relations News Release 2011:167, p.1
2/9/2012 The Strayer-Wood Theatre will present 'Dying City' as part of their 2011-2012 season.
46 'Mad Forest' shows slices of life in the Romanian Revolution
Hottle--Olivia Grace (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:17, p.6
10/25/2011 Department of Theatre's upcoming production follows two families during the revolution. The play shows some contrasts between an overpowering government and the government of the United States.
47 UNI's Strayer-Wood Theatre seeks actors for 'Dying City'
Public Relations News Release 2011:90, p.1
10/20/2011 Auditions will be held at Strayer-Wood Theater for roles in the upcomig play 'Dying City.'
48 "Guernica" playwright speaks at SWT
Hall--Diana Darlene (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:15, p.7
10/18/2011 Cody Daigle discussed the creative process behind the play and his inspiration, at age eighteen, to write the play; photo.
49 'Guernica' performance a philosophical journey
Hottle--Olivia Grace (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:14, p.4
10/14/2011 Human suffering, the relationship between teaching and being taught, and the motivation behind art are topics covered in the current play being presented at the Strayer-Wood Theatre; photo.
50 UNI's Strayer-Wood Theatre to present 'Mad Forest'
Public Relations News Release 2011:66, p.1
10/6/2011 The Strayer-Wood Theater will present 'Mad Forest' as part of the 2011-2012 season.

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