Arts

Virtual theater, take a bow: Three-show run entertained audiences, reinforced spirit of live productions

The GVNext series following the virtual production of "The Revolutionists" wraps up after successful performances.

Nov 19, 2020


Virtual theater, showtime: Behind-the-scenes team keeps 'ambitious' production on track

The team managing technology, costuming and more for the virtual presentation of 'The Revolutionists' has adapted to incorporating never-done-before elements into a live production.

Nov 8, 2020


Día de los Muertos altar helps students and others celebrate holiday, remember loved ones

The altar is a beloved tradition for Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.

Nov 2, 2020


Virtual theater, the rehearsals: Character development and technology adjustments both take center stage

Technology work is usually reserved toward the end of the rehearsal period for a theater production. But for a virtual production such as "The Revolutionists," early attention to technology is a must. GVNext is following the virtual production from preparation to performance.

Oct 28, 2020


Making Waves: Artists and writers tell stories, explore different sides of water themes through their creativity

Graphic design, poems and other creations help broaden the discussion about water, lending different perspectives and tapping into emotions surrounding the life force.

Oct 9, 2020


Livestream performances continue a vital part of learning for Music, Theatre and Dance students

Live performances not only showcase work but give student performers an opportunity to learn how to manage the stress of being in the spotlight.

Oct 1, 2020


Artful problem solving: VMA ensures students sidelined by COVID-19 receive needed art supplies

Staff and faculty members are dropping off or mailing materials to keep students connected with classes.

Sep 30, 2020


Virtual theater, the auditions: Student performers strive to stand out from a Zoom computer screen

GVNext will follow the theater program's virtual production of "The Revolutionists" from preparation to performance.

Sep 24, 2020


GVSU to showcase pieces by Mathias Alten, 'Dean of Michigan Painters,' in statewide traveling exhibition

GVSU, holder of the largest public collection of Alten's works, will share some of these pieces to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Alten's birth in 1871.

Sep 9, 2020


New Padnos Distinguished Artist-in-Residence wants students to understand vast opportunities in art world

Sean Carney considers himself an interdisciplinary artist. His work ranges from writing to sound art to podcasts, and he has what he describes as a keen interest in art and comedy.

Aug 20, 2020