Archives for "Theater"

Friday

August 22, 2014 11:00 am

Ozzie Jones ’92 seeks ‘truth of the words’ in directing all-black Death of a Salesman

Ozzie Jones ’92 seeks ‘truth of the words’ in directing all-black Death of a Salesman

How did Jones make the play feel like “a black play written by a black writer for a black audience”?

Monday

May 12, 2014 4:39 pm

Theater Production Workshop presents bittersweet ‘Little Egypt’

Theater Production Workshop presents bittersweet ‘Little Egypt’

Bates College presents Lynn Siefert’s 1987 play “Little Egypt,” a bittersweet comedy about romance’s roller-coaster rides in a small Midwestern town, May 15-18.

Friday

February 28, 2014 11:24 pm

‘Enjoy,’ a black comedy depicting Japan’s ‘Lost Generation,’ opens at Bates

‘Enjoy,’ a black comedy depicting Japan’s ‘Lost Generation,’ opens at Bates

The style of the play, says director Brooke O’Harra, asks student actors to think “not in terms of character, but instead in terms of clarity and their relationship to their audience.”

Wednesday

January 29, 2014 9:09 am

Renovated Pettigrew Hall welcomes ‘age of the screen’

Renovated Pettigrew Hall welcomes ‘age of the screen’

The $1.2 million renovation features the new Digital Media Studios, a boon for faculty and students who use the screen to teach and learn.

Tuesday

January 21, 2014 2:54 pm

It’s a creative cornucopia as Bates again presents Asia Night, Arts Crawl

It’s a creative cornucopia as Bates again presents Asia Night, Arts Crawl

Bates presents Asia Night and the fourth annual Arts Crawl, a celebration of student creativity in the performing, literary and visual arts, the weekend of Jan. 24-25.

Friday

January 17, 2014 9:37 am

Solo performance to unveil Muslim women’s lives

Solo performance to unveil Muslim women’s lives

Playwright-actress Rohina Malik performs her critically acclaimed one-woman show “Unveiled,” portraying five Muslim women living in a post 9/11 world, on Jan. 27.

Monday

November 11, 2013 10:27 am

Bates welcomes new faculty: Brooke O’Harra, theater

Bates welcomes new faculty: Brooke O’Harra, theater

At Bates, a college that prepares students for global citizenship, training as an actor is highly valuable, says Brooke O’Harra, assistant professor of theater. Students of acting “have to start to understand how they exist in the world, how they function in relation to others.”

Monday

November 4, 2013 10:44 am

Student directors present three short plays

Student directors present three short plays

Three theater majors present one-act plays in November that they are directing as independent study projects.

Wednesday

October 16, 2013 3:34 pm

Love’s true meaning is subject of ‘In the Next Room (or the vibrator play)’

Love’s true meaning is subject of ‘In the Next Room (or the vibrator play)’

Bates theater presents “In the Next Room (or the vibrator play)” through Nov. 4.

Wednesday

September 25, 2013 3:31 pm

Not body of work, but work of body: Bates, Colby faculty perform ‘Avalanche’

Not body of work, but work of body: Bates, Colby faculty perform ‘Avalanche’

Faculty from Bates and Colby perform a piece by Philadelphia’s Headlong Dance Theater on Sept. 29.