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Auburn University's Department of Theatre & Dance Welcomes Four Guest Designers for its fall production of Spring Awakening
Auburn University's Department of Theatre & Dance Welcomes Four Guest Designers for its fall production of Spring Awakening

The 2021-2022 theatre and dance season, Glimmers in the Dark, marks the return to live theatre in the Telfair B Peet Theatre after a year unlike any other for the performance world at large. This season offers performances that engage with this particular moment and encourage light and hope at the end of a difficult period. Spring Awakening is our first musical offering for the season.

Behind the Stage: Behind the Stage: Talking "Spring Awakening" with Costume Designer Bailey Hammett
Behind the Stage: Behind the Stage: Talking "Spring Awakening" with Costume Designer Bailey Hammett

Opening November 11th, the Department of Theatre and Dance at Auburn University is presenting its first musical of the 2021-2022 season. “Spring Awakening”, directed by Andrew Schwartz, features the work of numerous guest designers. However, one thing that makes this production unique is the inclusion of a student Costume Designer—Bailey Hammett. 

Alumnus London Carlisle currently starring in "HANDS UP" at the Alliance TheatreĀ 
Alumnus London Carlisle currently starring in "HANDS UP" at the Alliance TheatreĀ 

Many of our alumni scatter across the country after graduation looking for job opportunities, grad school, and auditions. 2019 graduate London Carlisle has found his way back near The Loveliest Village on the Plains by getting cast in “HANDS UP” at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta. 

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