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Group of actors in farming costumes on stage.

Faculty of Arts

Seeds blossoms on the stage

November 24, 2022 — 
The UM Theatre Program in the Department of English, Theatre, Film & Media shines in their first in-person mainstage show since 2020.

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Actress in pink dress sitting on large, plush armchair, looking through an antique telescope.

Faculty of Arts

Explore past and present, order and disorder in this virtual murder mystery

March 22, 2022 — 
The University of Manitoba Theatre program is gearing up to present their final mainstage show of the 2021-22 season – Arcadia by English playwright Tom Stoppard. Catch this student production March 30 to April 3.

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President-elect Joe Biden waves as he departs St. Joseph on the Brandywine Catholic Church, Nov. 15, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. // AP Photo/Alex Brandon

When ‘hope and history rhyme’: Joe Biden quotes an Irish poet to inspire healing in America

November 17, 2020 — 
'Following president-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the United States, a campaign video of him reading Irish poet Seamus Heaney’s verse adaptation of an ancient Greek play went viral'

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Image of two actors standing. From the play Capture Me.

Faculty of Arts

Kindergarten teacher and refugee face fear and find love

March 5, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba Theatre Program is gearing up to present their third and final mainstage show of the 2019-2020 season – Capture Me by Canadian playwright Judith Thompson.

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Three female performers with arms raised from the play Macbeth

Faculty of Arts

Setting Macbeth in the 1980s lets characters explore toxic masculinity

January 16, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba Theatre Program is gearing up to present their second mainstage show of the 2019-2020 season – Macbeth - by the most celebrated playwright of all time, William Shakespeare.

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Two actors holding hands on stage during a production of Look Homeward, Angel.

Faculty of Arts

‘Look Homeward, Angel’ runs to November 30

November 21, 2019 — 
Directed by George Toles, the play tells the story of Eugene Grant and his family as they run a North Carolina boarding house in the early 1900s

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Faculty of Arts

Arts jobs in the tech industry

November 13, 2019 — 
An Arts degree will open doors to exciting and challenging careers

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From spinster to career women

August 29, 2019 — 
Professor launches book that traces advocates’ efforts to alter cultural perceptions of women, work, class, and the ideals of womanhood

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Tier Building

Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Arts 2019 Teaching Awards Announced

July 29, 2019 — 
The 2019 Faculty of Arts annual teaching awards have been announced. Arts congratulates the award winners on their commitment to students, higher learning and quality instruction.

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Keanna Caguioa

Curtains up on the 2019 fringe

July 16, 2019 — 
Classes may be out for university students but that isn't stopping some of them from refining their theatre skills alongside alumni, faculty and staff. The Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival runs July 17-28.

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