News by Topic: Performing Arts
February 28, 2020
Deaf Detroit rapper set to make chart history, debuting amid Eminem, Royce da 5'9"
Detroit Free Press features deaf musician Sean Forbes '08 (applied arts and sciences) and the release of his new album.
February 14, 2020
RIT/NTID’s ‘Dial M for Murder’ runs Feb. 28-March 1
The Alfred Hitchcock classic Dial M for Murder has a new twist as NTID Performing Arts translates the play into American Sign Language, making it accessible to deaf audiences. Deaf and hard-of-hearing audience members can also experience cutting-edge closed-captioning technology using smartglasses developed by Vuzix Corp.
February 4, 2020
RIT’s College of Liberal Arts, NTID Performing Arts announce 2020-2021 theatrical season
Classic sci-fi; an interpretation of a Tony Award-winning musical; a story of faith and friendship; and New Yorkers struggling with drug abuse, AIDS and homosexuality are all part of a new collaborative season by the NTID Performing Arts program and the College of Liberal Arts.
February 3, 2020
Eclectic entertainment featured at RIT’s Performing Arts Challenge
Six members of the RIT Game Symphony Orchestra took top honors and a $1,000 prize in the third annual Dr. Munson’s Performing Arts Challenge on Friday.
January 30, 2020
Student Spotlight: Game Symphony Orchestra competes in Dr. Munson’s Performing Arts Challenge
Dean Nguyen created RIT’s Game Symphony Orchestra when he was a freshman. Now a fifth-year year computer engineering technology major, the GSO conductor is performing with a smaller ensemble at Dr. Munson’s Performing Arts Challenge.
January 29, 2020
Cheer on RIT talent at Friday’s Performing Arts Challenge
The diverse talents of RIT students take center stage Friday night at the third annual President Munson’s Performing Arts Challenge. The competition, sponsored by Rochester Regional Health, is free and open to the public and begins at 6 p.m. in Ingle Auditorium.
November 19, 2019
RIT welcomes creative students with performing arts scholarships
In an effort to help RIT develop the leading performing arts program in the nation for non-majors, nearly 150 first-year students interested in performing arts this year received partial scholarships.
November 18, 2019
New hub will bring magic of Imagine RIT to campus every day
An ambitious initiative along the Quarter Mile will transform RIT into a maker’s heaven, where the arts and technology converge and ideas percolate freely.
November 8, 2019
Q&A and film screening with co-star of ‘Guest Artist,’ RIT alumnus Thomas Macias
RIT alumnus Thomas Macias will share his experience co-starring in the award-winning film Guest Artist with Jeff Daniels during a screening and Q&A event Nov. 18 at RIT’s Panara Theater. Macias is a Brighton native who graduated from RIT in 2013 with an applied arts and sciences degree.
November 6, 2019
RIT/NTID hosts award-winning actress Marlee Matlin Dec. 5
Marlee Matlin will be the featured presenter as part of NTID’s Edmund Lyon Memorial Lectureship Series. Matlin will present on the topic of addiction and recovery, based on her 2009 book I’ll Scream Later.
November 1, 2019
Register for Dr. Munson's Performing Arts Challenge
President Munson’s Performing Arts Challenge will be part of Freeze Fest in 2020. The contest is open to all current RIT students who enjoy dance, music, theater, comedy, juggling and more.
October 31, 2019
RIT/NTID presents ‘People of the Third Eye’ Nov. 8 and Nov. 15-17
People of the Third Eye is a collection of pieces created collaboratively by cast members and includes various genres of ASL performance art and poetry, personal narratives, creative storytelling and dramatic monologues.