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First AUS theatre festival bring international talent to campus

Posted by AUS blog on Feb 8, 2017 9:00:00 AM

By Falah Gulzar

American University of Sharjah held its first ever theatre festival January 31–February 5, 2017, presenting attendees with both entertaining and insightful activities.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, Performing Arts, Theatre, American

American University of Sharjah Holds First Theater Festival

Posted by AUS blog on Jan 30, 2017 1:00:41 PM

By Falah Gulzar

American University of Sharjah (AUS) will hold its first ever theater festival from Tuesday, January 31 to Saturday, February 4, 2017, featuring works of and sessions by local and international professionals and participants in the field. The initiative is part of the university’s ongoing efforts to promote art and culture in the region.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, Performing Arts, Theatre, American

American University of Sharjah becoming a cultural hub

Posted by AUS blog on Dec 8, 2016 11:00:00 AM

By Falah Gulzar

In additional to being an excellent higher education institution, American University of Sharjah (AUS) has proven to be a center for promoting art and culture in the region.

The diverse backgrounds the university’s students and faculty come from, have helped the institution to centralize musical, theatrical and other forms of cultural expressions and performances. 

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, Culture, Global Day, Global Village, Club Fair, Diversity, Multicultural, Global, cultural clubs, rich culture, Performing Arts, Arab Culture

Why I recommend performing arts courses to all AUS students

Posted by AUS blog on Nov 27, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Tayiba Ahmed

Do you have a liking for singing or music? Do you enjoy acting or dancing? Does performing in front of others gives you a thrill? Or rather, does it make you feel self-conscious? No matter what your knowledge of the performing arts is, or what your expertise in performing is, you should consider trying the Performing Arts Program offered by the College of Arts and Sciences at American University of Sharjah (AUS). The idea might seem futile to some, or maybe too intimidating to others, but there are several reasons why every student should consider taking a course involving the performing arts.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, CAS, College of Arts and Sciences, Performing Arts, Music, Theatre, American

Shakespeare Returns to AUS

Posted by AUS blog on Nov 11, 2014 11:14:00 AM

By Farah Ahmed

Three years between Shakespeare plays is long enough, according to American University of Sharjah Associate Professor of Performing Arts Anthony Tassa, whose Performing Arts Program will present Antony and Cleopatra starting today at AUS.

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Topics: CAS, Performing Arts, Shakespeare,

AUS mourns the passing of a beloved professor

Posted by AUS blog on Feb 26, 2014 11:00:00 AM

By Mariam Elsayed

Kenny East, 56, Assistant Professor in the Performing Arts Program of the College of Arts and Sciences at American University of Sharjah (AUS), died unexpectedly on Thursday, February 20, 2014 in Malta where he was attending an academic conference.

According to an official email from AUS Acting Provost Dr. R. Malcolm Richards, East was in Malta attending an archaeoacoustics conference when he met his untimely death due to coronary complications.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, CAS, College of Arts and Sciences, Performing Arts, Kenny East, Professor Kenny East

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