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Earnest, Spectacular Cast and Crew Nominated for Kennedy Center

Bill Doncaster | December 16, 2017

UMass Boston represented at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Region 1

Anthony Yee wins Music Juries

Bill Doncaster | December 15, 2017

Senior slide trombone player takes honors

UMass Boston’s Jessica Cooper Performs in Concert Showcasing Baroque-era Composers

Office of Communications | November 30, 2017

UMass Boston associate lecturer Jessica Cooper performed during a recent presentation of works by Henry Purcell and other Baroque-era composers, hosted by the Henry Purcell Society of Boston.

Importance of Being Earnest Closes a Sell Out Run

Bill Doncaster | November 10, 2017

Theatre Arts closes successful run tonight, looks ahead to a Holiday Spectacular

Rock God Gary Hoey Coaches UMass Boston Student Musicians

Colleen Locke | October 27, 2017

2017 RockGodz Hall of Fame Inductee Gary Hoey coached UMass Boston’s Pop/Rock Ensemble on Tuesday, playing along and jumping in throughout the hour-long workshop. Hoey has worked with Queen, The Who, Aerosmith, and KISS.

Gift from Retired Professor’s Sons Makes Immediate Impact on UMass Boston Music Students

University Advancement | October 24, 2017

A donation from brothers Christopher Tawa ’76 and Dr. Nicholas E. Tawa, Jr. ’77 has funded a dedicated music classroom that now bears the name of their late father, a retired professor.

Theatre Arts Announces the Cast of The Importance of Being Earnest, Tickets on Sale

Bill Doncaster | September 18, 2017

Fall Theatre Arts mainstage production opens November 2

Performing Arts Breaks Boundaries with Audacious Performances

Bill Doncaster | September 18, 2017

So begins a calendar with a nod to the groundbreakers of the past in music and theatre, decidedly fresh takes and new beginnings.

Auditions for Importance of Being Earnest, Q & A with Director Carrie Ann Quinn

Bill Doncaster | August 16, 2017

Open auditions for fall Theatre Arts production September 12 and 13

Performing Arts Professor Rafael Jaen Wins Manning Prize

Nahalia Carless, Communications Correspondent | July 07, 2017

Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Rafael Jaen was recently honored as one of five University of Massachusetts faculty to receive the 2017 Manning Prize for Excellence in Teaching.