Students take on the new Karen Hille Phillips Center Mainstage

APO Production, “In the Garden of Live Flowers” opens March 7 In the Garden of Live Flowers: A Fantasia of the Life and Work of Rachel Carson, by Attilio Favorini and Lynne Conner, opens March 7 in the Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts,…

Theatre professor finds her wild hope at PLU

Change was in the air when Assistant Professor of Theatre, Dr. Lori Lee Wallace, came to PLU in fall 2012. This was the same year President Krise arrived as the 13th president of PLU, the Theatre program was taking on two new tenure-line positions, and…

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee opens May 10

Join six adolescent outsiders who are vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is coming to Pierce County this week. The award-winning musical comedy, performed by Pacific Lutheran University’s Theatre Program will be sure to knock your s-o-c-k-s…

Alumni Check-in: Angela Tennant ’12

Angela Tennant ’12 Degree: Bachelors of Fine Art – Theatre, Acting Directing with an English Literature minor Organizations: Alpha Psi Omega (Member and Historian), Vpstart Crow (President), CLAY CROWS Improv (Member), SOAC Advisory Board Where are you now?  “I currently reside in New York City. Upon graduation…

How I Learned to Drive – a vehicle toward empowerment

How I Learned to Drive , by Paula Vogel, opens March 8 in the Studio Theater of the new Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at Pacific Lutheran University. Often described as one of the most disturbing love stories in theatre, How I…

APO’s One-Act Festival, Accidental Love, opens January 23

PLU’s chapter of Alpha Psi Omega, the national theatre honor society, presents its annual One-Act Festival from Wednesday, January 23 through Saturday, January 26 at 7:30pm in the Studio Theater of the Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. This year’s show, titled Accidental Love, explores many…

APO show opens in the Studio Theater

“Buried Child,” written by Sam Shepard, opens December 5 in the Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Studio Theater. The production will run December 5*, 6, 7, 8 at 7:30pm and December 9 at 2pm. First presented in 1978, this powerful and brilliant…

“Our Town” opens later this month

Our Town , kicks off the Theater season at PLU later this month. The play, directed by new PLU faculty member, Lori Lee Wallace, was first produced in 1938 and since has become an American classic. The play reveals the ordinary lives of the people…