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Ellen Margolis
Award-winning playwright, director, and faculty member earns university recognition.
Pacific University’s Department of Theatre & Dance presents Alice Birch’s darkly funny and dreamlike play, Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again., performing March 11-14 outdoors on the Forest Grove Campus.
Across the nation, theatre is undergoing a metamorphoses. It will be many months still before anyone is able to attend a performance in-person but that doesn’t mean the lights are off and the curtains are closed. Theatre artists, resourceful and adaptable as the art itself, are finding new ways to bring the spectacle of live performance to audiences — through livestreaming.
Ethan Won
Live (online) theatre is back at Pacific University. In response to COVID-19, the Theatre and Dance Department is presenting a streamed live online production this fall. Performances of The Typographers Dream are scheduled Oct. 15-18 with evening and matinee performances.
Alec Lugo '16 acted as Horton in Seussical June 20, in an online production for the Northwest Children's Theater and School.
McCall students
The McCall Center for Civic Engagement Award recognizes outstanding contributions to civic engagement at Pacific University.
face shield headband
Like Rosie the Riveter 75 years ago, Pacific University faculty, staff and students are responding to a global health crisis in creative ways.
Music student Leiana Petlewski playing the cello
A music scholarship at Pacific opened artistic doors for Leiana Petlewski ’21 and helped ignite her creative passion. She plays the cello in the symphonic orchestra and is a member of the dance ensemble. Now a junior, Petlewski is majoring in applied theatre and dance.
Garrett Brown '17 was accepted into the Third Rail Repertory Theatre Mentorship program. 
Dance and symphony members
A play about gender shifting spanning centuries, fluid movement from choreographers, and the sounds of jazz, a choir, and “Amazing Grace.” These are just some of the highlights of Pacific University’s 2019 Fall Theatre, Dance and Concert Season.

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