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Louisiana Tech Concert Association set to raise curtain on ‘Romeo and Juliet’




The Louisiana Tech Concert Association welcomes the American Shakespeare Center’s 2016-2017 Hungry Hearts Tour for their production of William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” at 7:30 p.m. February 21 in the Howard Center for the Performing Arts. With its ravishing language and uproarious comedy, “Romeo and Juliet” celebrates love’s triumph and trivialities. Verona’s walls embrace the [more]

Percussion Ensemble promises event that ‘pops’




Louisiana Tech University’s Percussion Ensemble will present a post-Valentine’s Day treat titled “…percussion that pops!” Slated to begin at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, the 15-member percussion ensemble will perform works by Paul Creston, John Cage, Nigel Westlake, Camille Saint-Saëns, Russell Peck, Lane Harder, Nathan Daughtrey, Ruud Wiener and Edwin London. The concert will take [more]

Alumnus, playwright to premiere ‘She Kills Monsters’ at Stone Theatre




Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre is proud to host the world premiere of “She Kills Monsters” – an action-packed production written by Louisiana Tech alumnus Qui Nguyen and directed by Mark Guinn, professor and director of the School of Performing Arts. “She Kills Monsters,” the Department of Theatre’s third production of the season, will [more]

French professor leads roundtable on topic of dual enrollment




Dr. Dolliann Hurtig, a French professor at Louisiana Tech University, participated in the Louisiana Foreign Language Teachers‘ Convention in Lafayette earlier this month. Hurtig led a panel/roundtable discussion on the benefits of dual enrollment for high school students. Such benefits include receiving credit for university courses, paying less tuition for taking a dual enrollment course [more]

Science Café series to showcase interdisciplinary program




Louisiana Tech University’s chapter of the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society will host a discussion titled, “Visual Integration of Science Through Art (VISTA): Medical Illustration at Louisiana Tech” at 5:30 p.m. January 24 as part of their Science Café series. The event will take place in the community room of Gibson’s Natural Grocers at [more]

Geography professor earns prestigious national honor




Louisiana Tech University associate professor of geography Dr. Taylor E. Mack is the latest recipient of a rarely awarded distinction conferred by the Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers (CLAG). The CLAG Outstanding Service Award, a highly-prestigious honor which has only been awarded five times since 1970, is given to a member of the association who [more]

‘Opera Workshop: Love…and Murder’ set for Stone Theatre




Louisiana Tech University’s Department of Theatre is ready to raise the curtain on its second production of the 2016-2017 season, “Opera Workshop: Love…and Murder,” directed by Dr. Lisa Maxedon, associate professor of music and director of the Opera Workshop at Louisiana Tech. The 15-member cast will take to the stage of Stone Theatre at 7:30 [more]

English instructor to read Dickens’ classic ‘A Christmas Carol’




Louisiana Tech English instructor David Merchant will read Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” from 4:30-6:15 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19 in G. T. Madison Hall, Room 105. Dressed in full Victorian regalia, Merchant will provide an introduction to the piece and then read the abbreviated version that Dickens himself typically used for his public readings.  Also [more]

Cast set for Theatre Department production of ‘She Kills Monsters’




The Louisiana Tech Department of Theatre is thrilled to announce its seventeen-member cast for its third production of the 2016—2017 season, She Kills Monsters, directed by Mark D. Guinn. Come and experience this thrilling, heart-pounding, action-packed, and sword-swinging show in Stone Theatre, located in Louisiana Tech University’s Howard Center for the Performing Arts on February [more]

Department of Theatre to hold auditions for ‘She Kills Monsters’




Louisiana Tech’s Department of Theatre will be holding auditions for its third production of their comedic, thrilling, and farcical 2016 – 2017 season, She Kills Monsters, written by Qui Nguyen and directed by Mark D. Guinn. Come be a part of the sword-swinging action show inspired by Dungeons and Dragons, and written by Louisiana Tech [more]