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Catawba Student to Direct First Piedmont Players Theatre Production in Company's History

November 2, 2016
Category: Academics, Alumni, Events, Students, Theatre Arts
For the first time in the Piedmont Players Theatre 50-year history, a student will direct a production. Catawba College student Austin Young of Salisbury, who has a long track record with Piedmont Players, has the honor of being that student. Young is the director of "Boxcar Children," which opens…
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Accomplished Theatre Professionals to Be Inducted Into Catawba Hall of Fame

October 18, 2016
Category: Academics, Alumni, Events, Theatre Arts
Those being inducted by the Blue Masque include Karl Hales, long time Catawba College speech and communications professor; Kannan Menon, New York based actor, director and playwright; Patrick Orndorff, professional resident theatre production manager; and Jasika Nicole, television, stage and film…
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Alumni’s Undergraduate Practicum Proves a Springboard for His Graduate Studies

October 7, 2016
Category: Academics, Alumni, Theatre Arts
Prior to completing his graduation requirements this summer to become a member of Catawba College’s Class of 2017, Theatre Arts major Ashton Tibbitt staged a reading of his first original full-length musical entitled “Hi, I’m Al.” Tibbitt is now enrolled in the MFA Musical Theatre Writing Program at…
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In Tune Monthly Cites Catawba as One of Nation’s Best Music Schools for 2017

September 26, 2016
Category: Academics, Alumni, Music, Students
Catawba College has been cited by In Tune Monthly magazine as one of the nation’s Best Music Schools for 2017.  The accolade came in the publication’s October 2016 edition which includes a special report concerning the Best Music Schools for 2017. Catawba Music Department Chair Dr. David Lee Fish…
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Center Celebrates its 20th Anniversary with Slate of Renowned Thought Leaders

September 21, 2016
Category: Academics, Alumni, Environmental Science, Events
 Center for the Environment Facility at Catawba College The Center for the Environment at Catawba College is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. One of the ways it is commemorating this milestone is by hosting a slate of speakers who are thought leaders in their fields. Throughout its…
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