Different disciplines are training up social justice-minded students to do no harm in the communities they work with, one thriving relationship at a time.
UMBC Magazine sat down with five alumni working in Hollywood to hear how they got their start, and what has kept them going creatively during the pandemic.
Louise Izat and Donna Helm met their first week of classes in 1966. More than 50 years later, the pair endowed a scholarship for students working in education.
If Peter Wood ’06, theatre, is doing his job well, you’ll never notice what he’s doing. It should look effortless and natural, smooth and, well, magical.
Kiirstn Pagan ’11, theatre, talks about what it takes to manage a theatre company, and how maintaining their connections to UMBC has helped keep them strong.
Stan VanDerBeek, who taught at UMBC for almost a decade, was more than an artist; he was a visionary who thought beyond limits and boundaries.
Staging intimacy—which includes everything from holding hands to simulated sex—can be one of the most challenging parts of producing a play.
Two alumni productions premiere in one week. The collaboration with a group of dedicated alums makes the creative process that much more successful.
Trying to make it through high school unscarred is difficult, but trying to balance it while discovering one’s sexuality can feel impossible. That’s the story...
So much goes into the making of a play. From conception to production -- and all the twists and turns in between -- the willingness to bend and change with the living, breathing work makes all the...