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Student playwrights tackle real-life issues

Apr 24, 2017

Sometimes, personal experiences make the most relevant and interesting plot lines for the stage.

Senior Kyrsten Lilly wanted to try something non-traditional for her Honors capstone project. So rather than research, she selected to write a play.

Heidelberg to stage docudrama The Laramie Project

Jan 23, 2017

Heidelberg University’s School of Music & Theatre will present “The Laramie Project” Feb. 2-5, featuring a cast of 22 student actors performing more than 60 roles.

Countdown to Commencement: Melissa Tippin
Countdown to Commencement: Melissa Tippin

May 9, 2016

Melissa Tippin captivated her voice professor, Dr. Carol Dusdieker, from day one. For the past four years, the bond between professor and student has deepened.

She captured me that first week of her freshman year when she auditioned for The Drowsy Chaperone,” Carol says. “Her energy is absolutely contagious.

Q&A with Jon Waters
Q&A with Jon Waters

Apr 20, 2016

Welcome to Heidelberg! What are you most excited about?

I am most excited about becoming a part of the Heidelberg family! I can’t wait to engage our students in musical endeavors, and I can’t wait to build a tradition of excellence on campus and throughout the community.

'Berg hires former OSU band director

Apr 5, 2016

When the School of Music & Theatre set out to find a dynamic educator with equally strong qualifications in teaching and conducting to join an already talented faculty, they found their man in former Ohio State band director Jon Waters.

Waters will join Heidelberg’s faculty July 1 as assistant professor of music education and director of bands, continuing a tradition of excellence in music making at the university. At OSU, he was known for his highly creative and entertaining halftime shows.

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