Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre kicks off 2018-2019 Theatre Season with WASP and AMERICAN ROULETTE

Author: Stacey Stewart

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Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (FTT) announces WASP by Steve Martin and American Roulette by Tom McCormack, September 27 – October 7, 2018. Two one-act plays with an absurdist take on the American Dream, WASP and American Roulette are presented under the auspices of ND Theatre NOW, an annual slot in FTT’s mainstage season that features a production realized entirely by student artists.…

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FTT presents Tony Award-winning musical Spring Awakening, April 18-22

Author: Stacey Stewart

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The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (FTT) announces the Tony Award-winning musical Spring Awakening, with book and lyrics by Steven Sater and music by Duncan Sheik, in the Patricia George Decio Theatre at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, April 18-22. Based on the 1891 play by German playwright Frank Wedekind, Sater and Sheik’s alt-rock musical won eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, in 2007. …

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Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre presents the 29th Annual Notre Dame Student Film Festival

Author: Stacey Stewart

The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (FTT) announces the 29th Annual Notre Dame Student Film Festival, in the Browning Cinema at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, January 26 through 28.  As in recent years, audience members are invited to vote for their favorite film via text message. The Audience Choice Award will be presented to the student directors of the winning film after the final screening.…

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Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre presents Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, November 8-12, 2017

Author: Stacey Stewart

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The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (FTT) announces Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, in the Patricia George Decio Theatre at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, November 8-12, 2017. 

In Wilde’s “trivial comedy for serious people,” first performed in London in 1895, both ladies and gentlemen concoct elaborate fictions in order to evade the burdensome conventions of polite society – and hilarity ensues.  …

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Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre kicks off 2017-2018 Theatre Season with 1960 anti-fascist play RHINOCEROS

Author: Stacey Stewart

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Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (FTT) announces ND Theatre NOW: Rhinoceros by Eugène Ionesco, translated by Derek Prouse, September 28 – October 8, 2017. Inspired by the rise of European fascism in the 1940s and first produced in 1960, Ionesco’s exploration of conformity and resistance remains uncomfortably relevant in 2017. …

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Recent Honors for FTT

Author: Stacey Stewart

Faculty Honors


Christine Becker

  • Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2014
  • Award of Distinction in the Society of Cinema and Media Studies Anne Friedberg Innovative Scholarship Award competition, for being part of a project management team for the video essay journal [in]Transition

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