Faculty Achievements

Professor Starring in Local Tennessee Williams Production

Loyola voice and movement professor, Janet Shea, will join The Tennessee William’s Theatre Company of New Orleans in The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore by Tennessee Williams. Shea starts as tenacious actress Flora “Sissy” Goforth.

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RIP Olivia but Long Live Gladys Presley!

SPOILERS: TAD Professor, Ann Mahoney Kadar, concluded her time on the "The Walking Dead" as Olivia by means of a quick bullet in a shocking scene. Olivia may be gone, but Ann will continue on in a new show "Sun Records" as Gladys Presley, Elvis’ mother. "Sun Records" airs Thursdays on CMT at 10/9C.

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Professor in the Spotlight from "The Walking Dead" to "Bad Moms"

Ann Mahoney Kadar is no stranger to professional success, but with two major motion pictures and recurring roles in three televisions series, 2016 has proven to be a particularly notable year for the returning adjunct professor.

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Professor, Student and Alumni Come Together to Work on Death Penalty Drama

Faculty, students and alumni of Loyola are all involved in the world-premiere of a play at Southern Repertory Theatre.

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“Theatre Professor Receives Sixth Directing Award Nomination”.

C. Patrick Gendusa secures sixth Big Easy Awards Nomination for his production of “The World Goes ‘Round.

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Costume Director Secures Donation of Costume Equipment for Theatre Arts

Loyola University New Orleans Theatre Arts Costume Director and Extraordinary Assistant Professor has secured the donation of two female dress forms for the Department's theatrical productions.

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Loyola Theatre production "Godspell" receives Big Easy Entertainment Award


The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance's production of "Godspell", directed by C. Patrick Gendusa, won the Big Easy Theatre Award for Best University Production.

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Theatre Arts Costume Director makes "People to Watch 2011" list


Kellie Grengs makes the September 2011 issue of New Orleans Magazine’s “People to Watch 2011” list. Kellie is the Costume Director for the Theatre Arts and Dance department at Loyola, and one of three board members of the Freret Business and Property Owner’s Association.

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Loyola Theatre Arts Faculty designs costumes and makeup for award winning play


Elizabeth S. Parent, Theatre Arts and Dance Faculty, designed costumes and makeup for Adam Rapp's award winning play, Blackbird This was the premier production of The Elm Theatre, a new theatre company, located at 220 Julia Street, New Orleans, LA.

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Loyola Theatre Arts Costume Director heads effort to reinvigorate Freret Street


Loyola University New Orleans Theatre Arts costume director and extraordinary assistant professor Kellie Grengs, M.F.A., is leading the final push to help a group of Freret Street merchants win a $25,000 grant to revitalize the Freret Street neighborhood.

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