University Players

University Players Seizes Operation: UWindsor Budget Cuts Affect Student’s Experiential Learning

University of Windsor Dramatic Art students were blindsided by the announcement that the university would cease operations of University Players (UP), an arm of the Dramatic Arts department.  UWindsor President Robert Gordan sent an email on June 18 to the campus community, attributing the cuts to the university’s budget realignment plans.  “The University of Windsor is restructuring two campus service areas as part of a multi-year strategy to balance its base budget.”   The University Players was one of two service areas cut, along with the EPICentre; 10 positions were cut.  Rachel Pitre, an undergraduate student in the Drama and

By |Tue, Jul 9th, 2024, 9:05PM|Arts + Culture, News, Politics|

University Players Kicks Off 65th Season With Announcement of Next Year’s Shows

The University Players, UWindsor’s main theatre company, has just announced their selection of shows for next year’s season, and as the company’s 65th season, it’s coming in with a bang. Kristen Siapas, the company’s Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator is excited to let audiences know what’s in store. “There’s going to be lots of classic works with a modern twist. We have comedies like The Play That Goes Wrong, family titles like Little Women, as well as some more classical titles like The Glass Menagerie and Macbeth.” Siapas says that audiences can certainly expect a range of genres that everybody

By |Wed, Mar 29th, 2023, 3:06PM|Arts + Culture|
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