Performing Arts Department

WU theater comes roaring back to the Edison with ‘She Kills Monsters’

Though corny, “She Kills Monsters”‘ humor and heart propel it over its missteps.

| Managing Editor

‘Tough!’ is messy and human, and that’s why it works

“Tough!,” the PAD’s last play of the semester, succeeded because of its realism.

| Managing Editor

The Performing Arts Department brings theatre to the screen with Homecoming Voices

The PAD released two of its four Homecoming Voices virtual plays, “Solastalgia” and “The Nicest White People That America Has Ever Produced,” over the weekend.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Covid Mysteries: An interesting comeback for the performing arts

“Covid Mysteries” brought live theater back to Wash. U. with an irreverent reinterpretation of Biblical history just in time for Easter Sunday.

| Managing Editor

Homecoming Voices series brings PAD alums back to WU through four one-act plays

Four Wash. U. graduates wrote one-act plays for the Performing Arts Department’s virtual Homecoming Voices program.

| Managing Editor

Go with the flow: How the WU dance program has handled the pandemic

The Performing Arts Department’s dance program faces the unique dilemma of trying to teach an intimate, physical discipline while keeping students’ safety the top priority.  

| Staff Writer

‘We just want to keep people engaged’: Student groups adjust to coronavirus cancellations

With the shutdown of campus due to coronavirus, Washington University student groups have had to cancel programming and figure out how to move forward with their organizations in an off campus capacity.

| Senior Editor

Professors of hands-on classes face challenges when switching to virtual format

Following the announcement that online courses will begin instruction on Monday, March 23, after an extended spring break, faculty from all schools have been working to develop plans for the transition over the past week.

| Senior Editor

‘Men on Boats’ remembers explorers when history didn’t

“Men on Boats” doesn’t have men or boats, but have dynamic characters and clever set design.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

‘Men on Boats’ to reexamine a historical American moment

“Men on Boats” takes a unique look on the age of American Western exploration by refusing to cast cisgender white men.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

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