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Honor for FIU prof and a play at FAU

Jesse Dreikosen, who teaches scenic design at Florida International University, has been awarded a faculty fellowship to the 42nd annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival April 13-17 in Washington D.C.

Dreikosen was chosen for his achievements as a teaching artist, and while at the Kennedy Center, he'll participate in master classes and mentor the seven student scenic design finalists competing for the Barbizon Awards for Excellence in Scenic, Costume and Lighting Design.  Congrats!


Michael Hollinger's riotous thriller Red Herring, which played at Florida Stage in 2002, is the next theater offering at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton.  Directed by former Florida Stager Des Gallant, the production begins Friday at 8 p.m. and runs through April 18.  Performances are 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday (additional matinee April 17).  Tickets are $16, an are available by calling 1-800-564-9539 or visiting the FAUevents site.  The show goes on at the Studio One Theatre on the campus at 777 Glades Rd.