Megan Caron


Adam Versenyi is the new chairman for The Department of Dramatic Arts at UNC. He received his B.A. in the Combined Major in English and Spanish from Yale, as well as his M.F.A. and D.F.A. in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism from the Yale School of Drama. Versenyi has since published many major works and is the founder of the online journal, The Mercurian: A Theatrical Translation Review. In addition, he has worked at Yale Repertory Theatre, Florida Studio Theatre, New York Shakespeare Festival, and La Mama E.T.C and other nationally recognized theaters. Versenyi has been the Playmakers Repertory Company dramaturg since 1988.

Versenyi starts as dramatic art chair

Adam Versenyi arrived at UNC in 1988 for a one-year visiting appointment. Twenty-five years later, he’s now the University’s latest chairman of the department of dramatic art as of January.

Annie Keller, as Effy, performs on Thursday evening in the upcoming production of the Hunger Games by Pauper's Broadway Melodies.

Pauper Players bring new melodies

In a post-apocalyptic world, Oprah Winfrey has some dark plans. In another world, freshman student Hinton James must restore Lenoir Dining Hall’s glory in order to save himself from an enchantress’ spell.

UNC Wordsmiths Mariah Monsanto, Wil Broadwell, Lauren Bullock, Polina Bastrakova, and Julia McKeown, pictured on Thursday in Bulls Head Bookshop, are getting ready for a Grand Slam on Saturday night. Bullock approaches the mic as her teammates support her.

Campus groups unite for poetry competition

Three of UNC’s largest campus literary groups are uniting for the first time to give student writers the chance to bridge the page and the stage. Tariq Luthun, former executive director for the UNC Wordsmiths, came up with the idea for the first ever Tar Heel Poet Laureate competition.