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George Belliveau

Faculty of Education

Acting up in class

November 29, 2017 — 
Dr. Alysha Farrell realized the power of theatre in the classroom when a student, acting out a scene, pulled a punch an inch from a classmate’s nose

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Prof. George Belliveau

Faculty of Education

Research-based theatre’s healing power

November 14, 2017 — 
As principal writer, Lea scripted the experiences of military veterans who shared their experiences, and then performed them onstage as a part of Contact! Unload, a research-based theatre project where the play becomes a catalyst for veterans who publicly interpret their struggles and experiences of transitioning to civilian life from military service in order to build resilience. 

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Wpg Free Press: Local theatre stars shine at inaugural awards event

November 14, 2017 — 
University of Manitoba alumnus Ray Strachan received the Outstanding Lead Actor award at the inaugural Winnipeg Theatre Awards.


A photograph of the principal actors from the University of Manitoba theatre production of 'Patience' in 1930. Eleven unidentified actors are visible, in costume. Source: University Relations & Information Office fonds

140 for 140: Snapshots of Our History – July 20, 2017

July 20, 2017 — 
Over the course of the University's 140th year, Archives & Special Collections will be sharing 140 historical images of the University of Manitoba

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Paul Duncan as Manus, Melanee Deschambeault as Bridget, Becky Zacharias as Sarah, Glorya Thompson as Maire, Ian Bastin as Hugh, Sherab Rabzyor Yolmo as Jimmy and Patrick Bellemare as Doalty IN "TRANSLATIONS" // PHOTO CREDIT: BLACK HOLE THEATRE COMPANY

Curtains up

January 18, 2017 — 
The Black Hole Theatre Company is raising the curtains on 2017 with Translations. The play is set in 1833 in the rural townland of Ballybeg/Baile Beag (literally, "small town") in county Donegal in Ireland

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U of M President and Vice-Chancellor David Barnard, Susan Glass, Bill Kerr, Gail Asper, Michael Paterson and Chris Johnson.

$2M gift to U of M supports performing arts community

September 20, 2016 — 
Gail Asper Performing Arts Hall dedicated to outstanding patron of the arts

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Alumnus debuts show in Big Apple

August 10, 2016 — 
A University of Manitoba alumnus is getting ready to present a show he spent a decade working on. Dahn Hiuni, who graduated from Fine Arts at the University of Manitoba in 1988, has been working on Murmurs & Incantations since 2006. The play is debuting at the New York International Fringe Festival later this month.

Big show about small town life

January 20, 2016 — 
The Black Hole Theatre Company presents Middletown from January 26 through to February 6, 2016. The play is about growing up in a place that never changes; where everyone knows each other but you still feel miles apart. It’s about stories and how these stories connect even if we never realize it.

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Faculty of Arts

JEANNE RANDOLPH one of Canada’s foremost cultural theorists – Writer in Residence Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture

January 13, 2016 — 
CCWOC Writer in Residence Dr. Jeanne Randolph

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Faculty of Arts

Black Hole theatre Company Presents Middletown by Will Eno, directed by George Toles

January 12, 2016 — 
Middletown premiere performance for the Black Hole Theatre Company in redesigned theatre within historic Tache Hall.

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