Academics: Majors and Programs

Drama and Dance Events

2015 - 2016 Season

Discover Spelman's Drama and Dance Stories

  • Dianne McIntyre Receives Doris Duke Artist Award

    Dianne McIntyre
    May 2016

    Spelman’s 2016 Distinguished Visiting Scholar and renowned choreographer Dianne McIntyre is one of 21 recipients of the fifth annual Doris Duke Artist Awards, which recognize and support artists for their ongoing contributions to dance, theater and jazz.

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  • Eddie Bradley Jr. Continues Legacy of Theatrical Excellence

    Eddie Bradley
    April 2016

    Besides conducting academic courses about the literature and theory of theater, Dr. Eddie Bradley Jr., associate professor of theater and the chair of the Department of Drama and Dance at Spelman College, keeps his craft alive by honing his skills outside of the classroom as an active theater professional. Artistically, he has numerous acting and directorial roles on his list of achievements, and he is currently appearing in the world premiere of "Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: The Troy Davis Story," by Atlanta playwright Lee Nowell on stage now at Synchronicity Theatre until May 1

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  • Danielle Deadwyler, C'2004, Lights up the Stage and Screen

    Danielle Deadwyler
    April 2016

    Danielle Deadwyler, C'2004, describes herself as "a congregation of artistic personas and firebrand talent." Her sophisticated spunk and ingenuity is reflected on stages, screens, and pages.

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  • Keith Arthur Bolden and R. Paul Thomason Win Awards

    Spelman College present Seven Guitars
    April 2016

    The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival has recognized Keith Arthur Bolden and R. Paul Thomason, both assistant professors in the Department of Drama and Dance, with meritorious achievement awards for the College’s fall production of August Wilson’s “Seven Guitars.”

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  • Alexandra Roberson Premieres Her Work at the Sundance Film Festival

    Alexandra Roberson
    February 2016

    Alexandra Roberson, C'2018, is a sophomore drama major with a concentration in film. From an early age, the Maryland native was heavily immersed in the arts in school, church, community arts centers, and through community service. Although she has been performing since high school, it was her first visit on the set of a feature film at the age of 16 that pushed her to want to be the one working behind the scenes during productions.

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  • Ayoka Chenzira Continues to Thrive

    Ayoka Chenzira
    October 2015

    Ayoka Chenzira, professor, division chair for the arts, and director of the Digital Moving Image Salon, has had a successful year filled with film and theater productions.

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