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Nobody cares: Being embarrassed is embarrassing

Nobody cares: Being embarrassed is embarrassing

“Perhaps the best way to truly begin to avoid embarrassment is by realizing what it actually is and — in equal measure — what it is not.”

Shakespeare specialist returns to theatre department for semester

WRITTEN BY GINNY SPELLMAN, STAFF REPORTER Tim Hardy is returning to campus this November, again as the Christel DeHaan Visiting International Theatre Artist (V.I.T.A). Back in 2009 and 2011, Hardy graced Butler University’s Department of Theatre with his talents and insight on Shakespearean performance. Under the auspices of V.I.T.A., prominent theatre artists from abroad reside

Vision for social change at ‘Blind Spots’

The audience slowly files into a black box in Lilly Hall. People shuffle around other patrons and step over actors sprawled across the floor. Under dim lights, “Blind Spots” is set to challenge viewers’ comfort zone. “Blind Spots:  An Exploration of Empathy and Ensemble” is one part performance, one part social experiment. The show was

Butler professor assists with local civic theater

When she’s not teaching at Butler, English Department Chair Hilene Flanzbaum takes a step outside the Butler bubble and serves as a consultant to the Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre. “A former student wrote to me and asked if I remembered her,” Flanzbaum said. “She said she was now the executive director of the Civic Theatre