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A look behind the scenes

March 3, 2020 - The Ring

Second-year theatre student Louey Sumners shares her experiences working behind the scenes as well as acting in The Children’s Hour. She credits the dramatic set designed by fourth-year student Emily Friesen as helping her find her inner schoo…

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Comic Potential at the Phoenix

February 6, 2020 - The Ring

Considered one of the funniest and most inventive plays by Britain’s grandmaster of comedy, this romantic sci-fi satire is set in the foreseeable future, when actors are replaced with convincingly lifelike robots known as “actoids.” This wickedly funny satire from 1998 reads like a cautionary tale on the rise of artificial intelligence. Runs until Feb. 22.

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Day in the life: Karla Stout

October 26, 2019 - The Ring

When it comes to dressing for success, Karla Stout knows how to get it right. As the head of wardrobe for the Department of Theatre and a volunteer rober since 1994, Stout has ensured thousands of graduating students look their best when they cross the stage at convocation. Beyond draping hoods, adjusting tassels and soothing jangled nerves, Stout has also helped a variety of UVic presidents and chancellors look tip-top for the big day.

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REACH Awards

October 3, 2019 - The Ring

On Oct. 10, the third annual REACH Awards will celebrate UVic scholars for their extraordinary contributions in research and teaching.

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