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Kalyn West to head east

Kalyn West to head east

Kalyn West is a household name in Weber State University’s theater community. West said she hopes to make it big in the Big Apple, too. At WSU, she has had the opportunity to do it all, and she’s taken advantage of every opportunity that’s been pitched her way. While musical theater students are expected to […]

Performing arts promoter Caril Jennings to retire

Love of the arts has always been ingrained in Caril Jennings. A native of Ogden, Jennings was a theater student at Weber State University back in the ’60s. Jennings has worked for the WSU Department of Performing Arts for 22 years — seven years as department secretary and the rest as its marketing director. Even with her retirement […]

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Review: Student directors shine with one-act plays

Since Tracy Callahan started teaching at Weber State University 16 years ago, she has always had her students in her Directing II class produce one-act plays that were actually cast by the student directors and performed and hence was born the One-Act Festival. This year, seven student directors took on a variety of plays, including […]

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The Weber State University Guitar Ensemble Concert started nearly 20 years ago, a few years after Todd Woodbury started a guitar program at WSU through the encouragement of a high school student who’d been taking private lessons from him. Woodbury divides his time between teaching at the University of Utah and WSU. “We started doing […]

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WSU alum-run Good Company Theatre runs “Cowboy Mouth”

Alicia Washington, a Weber State University musical theater 2010 alumna, grew a vague notion into a dream into the intimate theater space called Good Company Theatre that opened Nov. 2, 2012 on Ogden’s Historic 25th Street. Having seen “parlor-style” theater in New York and Chicago, Washington determined that Ogden itself was a perfect place for […]

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Orchesis performance to include the familiar and the new

Last semester, Orchesis Dance Theater held its concert in the Eccles Theater. Some of the compositions were so well received, including a student-choreographed piece called “Beware of Dogs” by Rodolfo Rafael, that they were chosen to be performed at the American College Dance Festival Northwest Region Gala and will be back in this semester’s production. […]

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