Union University Players
The theatre program produces four major plays each year, featuring a wide variety of genres and eras in theatre. In the past few years, the Union University Players have produced Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Arsenic and Old Lace, Proof, J.B., The Spitfire Grill, Tartuffe, and Shadowlands. The Union University Players also produce an annual children’s play for local school children.
Tennessee Theatre Association
Union theatre majors attend the annual conference of the Tennessee Theatre Association, often presenting one of the year’s plays in competition and auditioning for the a slot at SETC. Web Resource
Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC)
The Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) is the largest and most active regional theatre organization in the country, and Union students attend their annual conference in Atlanta, networking, attending sessions, and auditioning for productions around the nation. Web Resource
Theatre Student Teaching
Theatre students interested in teaching Theatre at the high school level can earn their teacher licensure while completing their degree at Union. Before graduation, students have an opportunity to work in a local high school with their Theatre program, gaining valuable experience before beginning their career.
Alpha Psi Omega
This national dramatic fraternity was founded at Fairmont State College, Fairmont, West Virginia, on August 12, 1925. The local chapter, Beta Mu, is composed of students who have been members of the Union University Players and have earned a set number of points, awarded for dramatic work. The chapter seeks to develop dramatic talent, to cultivate a taste for the best in drama, and to foster cultural dramatics.
Advisor: David Burke
The Importance of Being Ernest Oct 27, 7:30pm
Scholarship Banquet with Tony Blair Oct 3, 6:00pm: Carl Perkins Civic Center, Jackson, Tennessee
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will be the keynote speaker for Union University’s 14th annual Scholarship Banquet Oct. 3 at the Carl Perkins Civic Center in Jackson, Tenn. : more event info
Fall Classes Begin Aug 23, 8:00am
Fall Convocation Aug 26, 10:00am: G.M. Savage Memorial Chapel
FOCUS: New Student Orientation Aug 19, 9:00am
Freshmen Registration Jun 20, 9:00am
Communication Arts Awards Banquet May 10, 5:00pm: Grant Events Center
Come out to enjoy a great dinner and celebrate the end of the 2010-2011 school year with all of the Com. Arts faculty and staff. Tickets are $5.00 and will go on sale at the end of April.
Children's Play presented by UU Players; Devon's Hurt Apr 25, 10:00am: G.M. Savage Memorial Chapel
Shows daily April 25-28 at 10:00 AM with an evening show on Tuesday, April 26th at 7:00 PM. Contact David Burke at 661-5287 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
ACT Conference Apr 8, 1:00pm: Carl Grant Events Center
Conference is being held April 8th from 1:00 - 8:00 pm and April 9th from 8:30 - 2:10 pm. For more information go to www.uu.edu/events/actconference
Broadway Cabaret / Dessert Theater Apr 1, 8:45pm: W.D. Powell Theatre
Twelve musical acts will be performed during the evening. Dessert and drinks will be served during the performances. Admission is $5.00. This event is sponsored by Alpha Psi Omega, Phi Mu Alpha and Sigma Alpha lota.