College of Arts and Communication

Events

CROSSMAN GALLERY: BFA Exhibition

May 6 - 11
Opening reception: May 6 from 5-7 pm
Students graduating from the Department of Art and Design present their creative work in this group show. The exhibit typically feature works in all fine arts media including painting, drawing, printmaking, book arts, sculpture, metals, ceramics and computer assisted design.


MEDIA ARTS & GAME DEVELOPMENT (MAGD) Expo
May 8 from 4:00 - 8:30pm in the Hamilton Room of the University Center at UW-Whitewater

The MAGD Expo is a juried show of interactive entertainment, 3D, 2D, aural, virtual, and animated creative work held annually, in the University Center at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. The show is open to individuals or groups of any age and is not limited to students. This year's Keynote Speaker is Naomi Clark, from NYU Game Center. Naomi Clark has been designing, producing and writing games for various audiences and platforms since 1999. She's also the co-author of an introductory textbook called A Game Design Vocabulary, and teaches at the NYU Game Center, where she's currently co-chair of the game design program. Her latest work is Consentacle, a two-player co-op card game about intimacy and communication.

Schedule of Events
4:00 - Doors Open
7:00 - Keynote Speaker
7:45 - Awards


CROSSMAN GALLERY: Senior Show
May 13 - 18
Family and Friends Night: May 13 from 5-7 pm
Students graduating from the Department of Art and Design present their creative work in this group show. The exhibit typically feature works in all fine arts media including painting, drawing, printmaking, book arts, sculpture, metals, ceramics and computer assisted design.


THEATRE/DANCE
Mary, Mary by Jean Kerr
directed by: Kymberly Mellen
June 25 - 28 at 7:30pm & June 29-30 at 2:00pm
Hicklin Studio Theatre, Greenhill Center of the Arts

Recently divorced, the wisecracking cynic Mary and infuriatingly sensible Bob meet at his apartment in the hope of avoiding an audit by the IRS. When a snowstorm forces Mary to spend the night, the following morning proves interesting as a mutual friend, a neighbor, and Bob’s considerably younger fiancée arrive. Mary, Mary is a rollicking ride through marriage, divorce, taxes, and sex.
"True love triumphs" - New York Times


THEATRE/DANCE

Blithe Spirit by Noël Coward
directed by: Bruce Cohen
July 16 - 19 at 7:30pm & July 20 - 21 at 2:00pm
Hicklin Studio Theatre

This smash-hit comedy offers up fussy cantankerous novelist Charles Condomine. While researching his next novel, Charles enlists the aid of Madame Arcati to conjure a séance at a small dinner party. To everyone’s surprise, she successfully brings back the spirit of his ex-wife, Elvira. As personalities clash, Charles’ current wife passes over, joining Elvira in otherworldly mischief to haunt their former husband.
"A world-class comedy" - TheatreMania.com