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Roxy Regional Theatre presents William Shakespeare’s “Romeo & Juliet” November 8th – 16th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Bard of Avon’s enduring masterpiece of love and conflict is coming to the Roxy Regional Theatre at the corner of Franklin Street and First Street in Historic Downtown Clarksville this fall.

William Shakespeare’s “Romeo & Juliet” opens at the Roxy Regional Theatre this Friday, November 8th, at 8:00pm. In keeping with the theatre’s traditional pay-what-you-can opening night, all tickets not pre-sold at the regular price will go on sale at 7:30pm Friday evening for a $5.00 minimum donation.

Ian Alexander Erbe and Shelby Brown star in William Shakespeare's "Romeo & Juliet" at the Roxy Regional Theatre, November 8th - 16th

Ian Alexander Erbe and Shelby Brown star in William Shakespeare’s “Romeo & Juliet” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, November 8th – 16th

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This Week at APSU: Soccer kicks off OVC season, Constitution Day, Acting Workshop

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) has a lot going on this week from celebrating Constitution Day to getting free acting lessons from a Hollywood veteran, the theme of the week on campus is “Free.”

Constitution Day at APSU: Eat free or live free.

Constitution Day at APSU: Eat free or live free.

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Austin Peay State University to hold world premiere of new play by writer John Patrick Shanley

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) assistant professor of acting and directing Talon Beeson doesn’t like to brag, but he couldn’t help himself during a recent recruiting event in Ohio.

Along with promotional materials about the APSU Department of Theatre and Dance, he brought along a simple flyer announcing the department’s 2019-20 season.

John Patrick Shanley

John Patrick Shanley

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Austin Peay State University to host one-man “Seven Samurai” movement-acting workshops

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Theatre and Dance is thrilled to host Lecoq-trained actor, writer, director and teacher David Gaines.

Gaines will lead two physical-acting workshops on February 15th and 16th and perform an original one-man rendition of the Kurosawa epic “Seven Samurai” 7:00pm February 16th at the Margaret Fort Trahern Laboratory Theatre.

"7(x1) Samurai" movement workshops to be held at Austin Peay State University February 15th and 16th.

“7(x1) Samurai” movement workshops to be held at Austin Peay State University February 15th and 16th.

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APSU Theatre and Dance presents Suzan-Lori Parks’ In the Blood

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Thursday, February 7th, 2019 the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Theatre and Dance will continue their 2018 – 2019 season with “In the Blood” by Suzan-Lori Parks.

The play contains mature subject matter and themes, including explicit language, violence and sexual content. This play is not recommended for children.

“In the Blood” to be performed by the APSU Department of Theatre and Dance, February 7th through February 10th.

“In the Blood” to be performed by the APSU Department of Theatre and Dance, February 7th through February 10th.

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Austin Peay State University acting and counseling students collaborate on disaster training

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The survivors were ushered into a large room where they sat in groups, trying to figure out what just happened. One young woman simply cried, unable to control herself.

When family members arrived, the lack of information led to shouting matches, and a group of counseling graduate students, trying to offer help, quickly found themselves overwhelmed.

Austin Peay State University students at the APSU Morgan University Center for a disaster training exercise.

Austin Peay State University students at the APSU Morgan University Center for a disaster training exercise.

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Austin Peay State University’s CECA highlights art innovations on campus during Tennessee Arts and Arts Education Conference

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – More than 200 art educators, administrators and artists from across the state visited the Austin Peay State University campus this month to discover new, innovative ways to teach and advocate for the arts in the coming year.

APSU’s Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA) hosted the Tennessee Arts Commission’s 2018 Tennessee Arts and Arts Education Conference, which allowed CECA to show off the groundbreaking projects taking place at Austin Peay State University.

Scott Raymond, Austin Peay State University assistant professor of art + design, shows how to paint in virtual reality at the Tennessee Arts and Arts Education Conference.

Scott Raymond, Austin Peay State University assistant professor of art + design, shows how to paint in virtual reality at the Tennessee Arts and Arts Education Conference.

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Austin Peay State University Arts and Letters students collaborate on new Shakespeare podcast

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – At first, it sounds like the set-up to a joke—a voice actor, a Restoration-era drama scholar and a sound engineer walk into a bar (or coffee shop, in this case).

But instead of hijinks, these three Austin Peay State University professors discuss a bold collaborative project to connect students from different disciplines and provide an entertaining resource for the community.

APSU Students creating Restoration and 18th-century adaptations of a Shakespeare’s play.

APSU Students creating Restoration and 18th-century adaptations of a Shakespeare’s play.

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APSU gives Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew” a comic book makeover

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In the late 1940s, shortly after World War II, American comic books took on the daring subject of love. Jack Kirby, co-creator of Captain America, helped popularize these soap opera-like tales with his comic “Young Romance.”

The brightly colored covers—which would later inspire Roy Lichtenstein’s pop art creations—featured couples embracing or kissing, often with someone crying in the background.

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Austin Peay State University counseling, acting students partner in crisis simulation training exercise

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In the immediate wake of a devastating tornado, lives have been lost and homes destroyed, but the damage done to a cherished family business has created more strife for two siblings than high-speed winds could ever hope to cause.

“One of the siblings was focused on being out half a million dollars in damages, while the other one was focused more on the sentimental aspect of having their family business destroyed,” Dr. Kim Coggins, Austin Peay State University assistant professor of psychological sciences and counseling, said.

APSU Crisis Disaster Simulation.

APSU Crisis Disaster Simulation.

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