Theatre & Dance

School of Theatre performs ‘Right to be Forgotten’ through Oct. 2

The West Virginia University School of Theatre & Dance opens their production season with “Right to be Forgotten.”

A young man’s mistake at 17 haunts him online a decade later. Desperate for a normal life, he goes to extraordinary lengths to erase his indiscretion. But freedom of information is big business, and the tech companies aren’t going down without a fight. Secrets, lies and political backstabbing abound in this new drama about one man’s fierce battle to reclaim his right to privacy.

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New school year, new faculty in Theatre & Dance

Tammy Honesty and Ryan Scoble are the two newest faculty members in West Virginia University’s School of Theatre & Dance.

In Honesty’s more than twenty-five-year career as an educator, she has taught both full- and part-time at a variety of universities ranging from 2-year programs to 4-year conservatory programs. She is a native Ohioan and holds degrees from Wilmington College of Ohio and West Virginia University. 

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Mikylah Myers promoted to new Associate Dean position

Mikylah Myers has been named Associate Dean of Artistic and Scholarly Achievement at the West Virginia University College of Creative Arts.

Myers has filled the role of Assistant Dean of Student Artistic Achievement for the last three years and has been a WVU faculty member since 2007.

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WVU mourns the passing Kacy Wiedebusch

West Virginia University’s “First Lady of Dance,” Mary Kathryne “Kacy” Wiedebusch passed away on July 5.

A Clarksburg native, Wiedebusch earned her bachelor’s and master’s of arts from WVU and continued her professional studies in New York City. She returned to West Virginia and started teaching at Morgantown High School as a physical education teacher in the late 1940s, starting the Junior Orchesis Dance program there. 

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