Videos about the Ira Brind School of Theater Arts at The University of the Arts (www.uarts.edu/brindschool)
Forrest McClendon describes some of the ways he arrived at the physical characterization in his performance in "The Scottsboro Boys." Forrest, an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Brind School, met with students one evening in late September 2010, just before beginning previews of "The Scottsboro Boys" on Broadway.
It's mythology, remixed. Inspired in part by Ovid’s Metamorphoses, Polaroid Stories is a story slam at the fringe of a heartless city, home to an invisible population of punks, freaks and runaways. Caught in a labyrinth of city streets, these desperate young dreamers bare their shattered souls in language as hard and rough as the pavements they prowl. Presented as part of the Philadelphia Live Arts-Fringe Festival, Polaroid Stories runs in the Caplan Studio Theater, 211 S. Broad St., 16th floo...
Junior Musical Theater students are “jazzed” about their new unit in Musical Theater Performance class. Head of Jazz Vocal Studies at UArts, Justin Binek is crossing over Broad Street from his home base in the Merriam for two weeks to introduce the Junior MTs to the world of jazz vocal coloring and improvisation. Here’s an example of Justin trading 4’s with vocal licks based on the blues scale with Ashlyn Stoner.
Acting professor Johnnie Hobbs Jr was featured in the taping of a segment of the "Casting Couch," a promotional initiative of the Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia. Here he is on location in Love Park, interviewing State Senator Larry Farnese!
As seen in the production of ON YOUR TOES presented by the Ira Brind School of Theater Arts at the University of the Arts. Choreography by Nancy Berman Kantra, conducted by Owen Robbins. Principal dancers MacKenzie Nehme and Ryan DeMoville. Featuring students from the UArts School of Dance and the Ira Brind School of Theater Arts.
An excerpt from the finale of ON YOUR TOES, produced by the Ira Brind School of Theater Arts at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Choreographed by Scott Jovovich, conducted by Owen Robbins, principal dancers Garrett Olthuis and MacKenzie Nehme. Featuring students from the UArts School of Dance and the Ira Brind School of Theater Arts.