Script Reading Club
Next Meeting: January TBA
GTA is launching a script reading group (think a book club for scripts) and we'd like to invite any interested students or alumni to join us! Each month, we will read a script written by a Georgetown alum and then come together to discuss it with the writer. It's a great chance to connect with the wider Georgetown theatre community and read some awesome scripts in the process.
If you would be interested in participating or would like to suggest a play to read (especially if it is a play written by a Georgetown alum - and even more especially if it is a play written by you!), please email us at email@example.com.
A Christmas Carol
Saturday, 5 December 2020
GTA and Mask and Bauble coproduced a virtual production of A Christmas Carol. In a new spin on a campus tradition, alumni and students from across the Georgetown theatre community came together to perform this Christmas classic. Directed by Hannah Miller (COL '23), with sound design by Sean Craig (COL '16) and media design by Toby Clark, alumni from the 1980s through the 2020s joined with current students to share some holiday cheer.
You can view a recording here.
Shakespeare and Shots!
23 October 2020
In a new twist on GTA's traditional homecoming festivities, we hosted slightly-tipsy reading of one of the Bard's best works. Members brought their own beverages and enjoyed a celebration of the one of history's best combinations: good theatre and a good drink. As they say in Macbeth, "Drink sir, is a great provoker of three things...nose-painting, sleep and...Georgetown theatre fellowship." (Or at least that's how we remember the quote).
COVID-19 Virtual Programming
April - August 2020
As artists everywhere grappled with the impact of the current global health crisis on the performing arts and many people found themselves distanced from friends and family, GTA hosted a series of all-virtual events to provide the Georgetown community a place to gather and share. These events included a pair of open mic nights and a Georgetown-themed trivia night. GTA plans to continue hosting virtual programming until the global health situation allows safe, in-person gatherings again.
GTA Winter Alumni Reception
25 January 2020
The Georgetown Theatre Allianc hosted an Alumni Night Reception in conjunction with The Wolves, co-produced by nomadictheatre and the Black Theatre Ensemble, and the Georgetown Improv Association's January show.
Fall Alumni Night
15 November 2019
Co-sponsored by the Department of Performing Arts
The Georgetown Theatre Alliance and the Theater & Performance Studies Program hosted an Alumni Night Reception celebrating the work of current students, faculty, and alumni from across the Georgetown Theatre community! The Department of Performing Arts unveiled a new plaque in honor of Donn B. Murphy, long-time advisor to the student theatre groups on campus, and Donn was on hand to join in the celebration. Mask & Bauble also honored Donn at several events throughout the weekend.
After catching up with fellow alumni, attendees saw performances of The Donn B. Murphy One Acts Festival featuring Marblehead, MA by Amelia Walsh (SFS ‘20) in Poulton Hall, On the Lawn co-directed by Caitlin Cassidy (COL ‘11) with dramaturgy by Robert Duffley (COL'13) and Miranda Hall (COL'11) in the Gonda Theatre, or Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski co-written by Clark Young (COL ‘09) and stage managed by Michael Donnay (COL ‘16) in Gaston Hall.
GTA Cocktail Reception
12 October 2019
Toby Clark, the current technical advisor to co-curricular theatre, generously opened his home to all GTA alums for a cocktail reception. Over a dozen alumni gathered over home-brewed beer and delicious appetizers. It was a great chance to get off-campus and take a break from a hectic weekend of homecoming festivities!
GTA Homecoming Reception
11 October 2019
Co-sponsored by the Department of Performing Arts
Members of the Georgetown theatre community gathered for our annual on-campus reception to kick off the Homecoming weekend. Alumni mingled with students, faculty, and staff at the Davis Performing Arts Center.
GTA Summer Social in New York City
August 8, 2019
Georgetown theatre alumni and current students met in New York City for a happy hour and a selection from a new play being developed by LubDub Theatre, a company co-founded by Georgetown alumna Caitlin Cassidy (C '11).
BTE 40th Anniversary Celebration
23 March 2019
The Black Theatre Ensemble, in collaboration with GTA, hosted an alumni brunch before a performance of The Colored Museum, directed by Mar Cox (C'17).
GTA Alumni Reception
26 January 2019
The Georgetown Theatre Alliance, in collaboration with Mask & Bauble, nomadictheatre and the Theater & Performance Studies program, hosted an Alumni Reception following the performances of Speech & Debate and Seph. There was wine and cheese in the Gonda Theatre lobby after the show and a chance for students and alumni to get to know each other.
Our Class Alumni Dinner
10 November 2018
To celebrate the faculty-directed show in the TPST 2018-2019 season Friends Far & Near, alumni from across Georgetown theatre and faculty from the TPST program came together for a pre-show lobby dinner of Georgetown neighborhood fare before a performance of Our Class, restaged by Professor Derek Goldman with an ensemble cast and stage management team of current students and alumni, designed by some of the same artistic collaborators from the critically acclaimed 2012 Theater J production.
Alumni Homecoming Reception
21 September 2018
The Georgetown Theatre Alliance hosted its first annual alumni reception at Homecoming 2018. Alumni had the chance to catch up with fellow theatre alumni and meet current students.
Mask & Bauble Alumni Homecoming Reception
3 November 2017
Mask & Bauble hosted its first annual alumni reception. It welcomed back alumni and gave current students a chance to meet and chat with M&B members from years past.
Davis Center 10th Anniversary
15 November 2015
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Davis Performing Arts Center, theatre alumni from the TPST program returned to campus for a night of revels and reminiscence.