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How do societal beauty standards affect our most intimate and vulnerable relationships? Pacific University Theatre produces this winter Fat Pig by Neil LaBute, which explores the harsh reality of this question.
Photograph of Dr. Tavares in front of Shakespeare's Globe in London.
Dr. Elizabeth E. Tavares, assistant professor of English at Pacific University, has been honored with the 2017 Barbara K. Palmer Award for Best New Essay in Early Drama Archival Research by the international Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society.
Iain Culp '09 pictured fire-dancing
Iain Culp '09 is using drama to teach and heal children around the world. 
Alec Lugo '16 brings childhood dreams to life as he pursues his career on and off stage.
Alec Lugo preparing for a show.
Donors are instrumental in supporting the work of Pacific University. Generous supporters contribute to scholarships, fund faculty positions, enhance cocurricular opportunities, and grow Pacific’s four campuses through capital campaigns. Pacific recognizes its most generous donors with membership in the 1849 Society, honoring those who have contributed at least $1 million, and the President’s Circle, honoring those who have given at least $100,000.
Lindsay Partain '16 finds professional success in the theatre world.
This October on Pacific University’s Tom Miles stage, the world of Bertolt Brecht’s The Good Woman of Setzuan will come to life through the direction of professor and Theatre & Dance department chair Ellen Margolis.

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