Acting student Thuy Duong attending Juilliard this fall

Acting student Thuy Duong attending Juilliard

Congratulations to Thuy Duong, an acting alumna from the Department of Theatre Arts, on her acceptance to Juilliard! Duong received her bachelor of arts degree in Theatre Arts this spring and will be moving to New York in August before attending the performing arts school.

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Two free Theatre for Young Audiences performances during Vintage Days

Theatre for Young Audiences presents "Wondrous Tales of Old Japan"

~ Reprinted from Campus News Fresno State’s Theatre for Young Audiences touring company of student actors has been a tradition at Fresno State for more than 50 years, and has toured more than 40 schools and over 16,000 children in a single season. During Vintage Days, there will be two free public performances, at 11 […]

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Theatre for Young Audiences tour makes a stop for Valley Children’s patients

Theatre For Young Audiences performed at Valley Children's Hospital.

On Thursday, March 15, Theatre for Young Audiences visited Valley Children’s Hospital for a special performance. Theatre for Young Audiences company members turned the Guild Hall into a performance space in a matter of 30 minutes and performed for a crowd of about 15 patients, with their parents and caretakers at their side.

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University Theatre presents Fresno premiere of ‘A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations)’

~ By Miguel Gastelum, communications specialist for University Theatre Fresno State University Theatre presents its first show of the 2017-18 season, “A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations),” written by Sam Shepard and directed by J. Daniel Herring. “A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations)” is the last play written by the late American playwright, Sam Shepard. Shepard was […]

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University Theatre’s ‘Tar Beach’ opens Friday, Oct. 28

~ By Anthony Cody, reprinted from Fresno State’s University Theatre will present “Tar Beach” Oct. 28 through Nov. 5 (excluding Oct. 31) with daily show times at 7:30 p.m. and a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee in the Dennis and Cheryl Woods Theatre in the Speech Arts Building. This semi-autobiographical play, written by Tammy Ryan, […]

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Inspire a Child – Adopt a School

For more than 50 years, Fresno State’s Theatre for Young Audiences has provided college students with performance and touring experience, while providing quality theatre productions for children throughout theValley. Arts education programs have shown to improve the developmental growth of school-aged children, while lowering delinquency and truancy rates in at-risk youth. Unfortunately, due to the restriction of school budgets, arts programs […]

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