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VU Inside: Mr. Commodore’s makeover

Aug. 30, 2017—When it comes to getting a stellar makeover, Mr. Commodore goes straight to Vanderbilt fashion design professor Alexandra Sargent-Capps.

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No Biz Like Show Biz: Vanderbilt Alumni Are Ubiquitous in New York Theater

Mar. 21, 2016—Vanderbilt alumni are making a splash on Broadway, as evidenced by several recent graduates currently working both behind the scenes and in front of the lights in New York City productions. Many of them worked together as members of Original Cast, Vanderbilt on Broadway and Vanderbilt University Theatre. Some are even reprising those collaborations. So...

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Vanderbilt Theatre presents ‘The Winslow Boy’

Feb. 4, 2014—Vanderbilt University Theatre will open "The Winslow Boy," based on the true story of a family's court fight against the British government to clear its son's name, Feb. 14.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright to speak at Vanderbilt

Jan. 20, 2014—Vanderbilt University's Theatre Department will host "An Evening with Doug Wright," an award-winning playwright and Ingram New Works Fellow, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m.

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Emerging playwright now in residence at Vanderbilt

Jan. 2, 2014—Sheri Wilner, an emerging playwright whose work has been performed all over the United States, will spend the spring semester as the Fred Coe Playwright-in-Residence at Vanderbilt University.

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Five-part series to explore the Arab Spring

Mar. 12, 2012—A series of events at Vanderbilt will provide cross-disciplinary perspectives on the Arab Spring.

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“From Training to Profession: Acting for the Theater”

Oct. 21, 2011—Watch video of the Oct. 20 InsideOut of the Lunch Box event, “From Training to Profession: Acting for the Theatre.” Ever wondered what happens during an audition? How does one train for life in the theater? Does it prepare them for the realities of the profession? Get an inside look at a theater student’s experience and...

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Children with autism take center stage at SENSE Theatre

Jun. 24, 2011—Vanderbilt researcher uses theater as therapy for children with autism.

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Actor and Vanderbilt alumnus Lance Kinsey shares life lessons with students

Jan. 13, 2011—He’s known as the lovable airhead in the slapstick “Police Academy” movies. What you may not know is that Lance Kinsey’s acting chops were honed right here at Vanderbilt. More than 30 years after graduating, the actor came back to share his life lessons with a new generation of Vanderbilt students.

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Butterflies Are Free premieres November 5 at Vanderbilt

Oct. 25, 2010—Warm, coming-of-age story set in the late 1960s will leave audiences glowing with laughter and love Butterflies Are Free by Leonard Gershe premieres at Neely Auditorium at Vanderbilt University on Nov. 5. In this Tony Award-winning comedy, a young blind man and the free-spirited girl-next-door discover the values of self-reliance and dependence. The play centers...

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