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  1. Designing Blood Wedding: Part 2

    Building, Making, Evolving: It takes a veritable army behind-the-scenes to take a theatre designer’s concept and turn it into a stage product. We catch up with theatre designer Sean McMullen and see the building, making and evolution of his MFA theatre design thesis project, Blood Wedding.

  2. Designing Blood Wedding

    Sketches, Plans, Models: The first of our behind-the-scenes Designing Blood Wedding series of stories on Curious Arts today. MFA Theatre Design candidate Sean McMullen gives us a sneak peek into his sketch book and a show and tell with his set models.

  3. Rowan Hickie, the Cahoots Festival Director, and Cahoots Festival Manager Harley Morrison

    Introducing the Cahoots Festival

    There's a new theatre festival about to make a debut at the University of Alberta - the Cahoots Festival, a reboot of the Quick and Dirty Festival. The Cahoots Festival launches its very first season, February 25 through 27, 2014 in the Timms Centre for the Arts Second Playing Space.

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In the News

  1. The Expert: What I know About Costume Design

    Karen Kucher has been creating the costumes for the University of Alberta’s media-room performances for the past 25 years. Check out this fabulous profile on our FAB costumer in Avenue Magazine!

  2. (The Gateway) Blood Wedding: a dark but enticing portrayal of doomed love

    Presented by the University of Alberta’s Studio Theatre and performed by the 2014 BFA Acting class, Blood Wedding takes a look at loss and grief as consequences of social expectations, family ties and binding promises.

  3. (Vue Weekly) Blood Wedding: Tying the knot

    Studio Theatre's Blood Wedding explores a community-created tragedy.

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