八月 28,2020在上午9:15
Dane Lisser.

Millikin的全新设施打开了门

几个月,Millikin大学校园社区一直在目睹了新的风景变化 Center for Theatre & Dance,全部从2018年5月开始突破。

This 八月, the change is complete. Millikin's newest facility has opened its doors to students, faculty and staff, and for the 艺术学院 and the School of Theatre & Dance, this change has been a long time coming.

Millikin Center for Theatre & Dance

酒店位于Richards Treat大学中心的前场地,2900万美元的建筑设有260座柔性剧院,包括乐团,阳台和科技馆,带有张力丝网。

The new building also features lighting and sound labs, a costume studio, a costume classroom, collaboration spaces, acting studios, design classrooms, practice rooms, modern theatre equipment and offices and support facilities for current staff, with room for growth. The innovative facility houses all areas of study within the nationally recognized School of Theatre & Dance.

Theatre news website BroadwayWorld.com caught up with Mary Black, director of the School of Theatre & Dance, to get an 全访问新建筑 并找出Millikin的程序脱颖而出的是什么。

Millikin Center for Theatre & Dance

"Millikin's School of Theatre & Dance offers rigorous conservatory-style training within a small-school, liberal arts environment. We value small class sizes and close faculty interactions, but also offer a wide variety of opportunities to work on plays, musicals, dance, opera, devised theatre and theatre for young audiences," Black said. "We also offer a variety of unique programs, including a completely student-run production company, a semester abroad in London, our New Musicals Workshop program and the Shakespeare Corrected program."

Millikin's Center for Theatre & Dance is a centralized location for creativity to be cultivated, fostered and displayed, and provides a new venue for Millikin performing arts to delight, inform and inspire audiences. Black says students will be able to "learn performance, directing, design, production and management in all new spaces equipped with the latest technology."

“它为设计和生产提供新的工作室和实验室,包括新的服装,假发,染料和工艺品空间,新的CADD和设计工作室,以及带有多种不同控制台的新型照明和声音实验室,”她补充道。

The current 新冠肺炎 pandemic has altered some things at Millikin University for the academic year, specifically with how courses will be conducted. Millikin is offering in-person, hybrid and remote learning options. Additionally, the audition process for the School of Theatre & Dance is going to look a little different this year.

Millikin Center for Theatre & Dance

“第一步总是申请到Millikin,可以在 www.diaoskay.com/apply. 或者通过 共同的应用程序。一旦学生接受了大学,绩效学生就会获得一个代码,使他们能够通过acceptd提交他们的视频试镜,“黑人说。

就准备试镜而言,黑人鼓励任何未来的学生仔细阅读每个学校提供的指示,他们正在试用或采访。一些学校,毫克包括在他们的网站上提出建议,包括作曲家或剧作家不使用。

Millikin Center for Theatre & Dance

“这些建议是有原因的,我会鼓励学生跟随他们,”她指出。 “我还会鼓励试镜学生找到让自己带到工作的方法。我们希望将您视为角色,而不是模仿发起百老汇角色的表演者。不要害怕害怕是独一无二的。 “

即使随着大流行,Black也说Millikin大学仍在找到创造的方法。 “我们的主要舞台赛季仍在进行,拥有户外,视频会议和记录的表演的组合,为表演者,董事,设计师和生产者带来了新的和令人兴奋的机会,”她说。

Millikin Center for Theatre & Dance

黑人指出,“Millikin提供了一个美丽的校园,一个包容的环境和各种方式,为学生参与其中。从参加合唱团,歌舞表演和学生电影的机会,到政治和社会正义群体,以希腊生活,有一些东西在这里为每个人。“