Dramaturgy Student Wins Prize Promoting Women Playwrights

By Maria Rodriguez With a name like Catholic University, and a Drama department named for it’s founder, a priest, one might not at first guess look at the Hartke Theater as a source of advocacy for women playwrights. Lindsay Adams, female playwright and Catholic University graduate student in the MFA playwrighting program, has challenged that Read More …

From the Hartke to Signature Theatre – An interview with Stefan Alexander Kempski from “Road Show”

by Maria Rodriguez Not even having yet graduated, Stefan Alexander Kempski from Catholic University’s Department of Drama is currently performing in a local theater’s production of Road Show by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman. Kempski, who took off a year from his studies at Catholic University to focus on acting opportunities, is playing multiple roles Read More …

Fall Arts Preview

Catholic University has a rich and legendary arts heritage. Between our Musical and Dramatic offerings, we cover a lot of ground in the performing arts. Check out this semester’s upcoming performances for a cultural quick fix. Drama: This semester’s offerings include a heavy presence by CUA’s Drama faculty. Catch the heads of the three major Read More …