Archives for "Theater"

Wednesday

April 1, 2009 3:23 pm

Screening features films by 'Acting and Directing for the Camera' class

Students in the Bates course “Acting and Directing for the Camera” screen their class projects on April 3. The projects are scenes adapted from well-known motion pictures such as Armageddon, 28 Days Later, Juno, Bridget Jones’ Diary and American Beauty.

Monday

March 30, 2009 1:56 pm

Senior to use Watson award to study South African, Indonesian theater

With the ultimate aim of teaching contemporary drama in her native Sri Lanka, a Bates College senior has received a 2009 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to study performance arts in South Africa and Indonesia. Sulochana Dissanayake of Pita Kotte, Sri Lanka, is one of 40 recipients of the 2009 fellowship, a $28,000 award supporting a year of independent research abroad.

Wednesday

March 4, 2009 3:57 pm

Bates to stage Ted Hughes adaptation of Euripides' 'Alcestis'

Martin Andrucki, Charles A. Dana Professor of Theater, directs the Bates College theater department production of Euripides’ tragedy “Alcestis.”

Sunday

March 1, 2009 10:23 am

Vecsey reads Holocaust memoir sequel by Isaacson '65

Last winter, Judith Isaacson ’65, LL.D. ’94 got to hear her own words during a reading at the Lewiston Public Library by Katalin Vecsey, who read selections from Isaacson’s Seed of Sarah, a memoir published in 1990 that recounted her Holocaust experiences at the Auschwitz-Birkenau and Hessisch Lichtenau concentration camps.

Friday

February 27, 2009 3:50 pm

Bates to stage Ted Hughes adaptation of Euripides' 'Alcestis'

Martin Andrucki, Charles A. Dana Professor of Theater, directs the Bates College theater department production of Alcestis, Euripides’ tragedy about a king, doomed to die, who offers up his wife in his place. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, March 6, 7, 13 and 14, and at 2 p.m. Sundays, March 8 and 15, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Tuesday

October 28, 2008 4:57 pm

Sulochana's mainstage production

Sulochana Dissanayake ’09 of Pita Kotte, Sri Lanka, directed the Bates College theater department’s mainstage production of “A Lie of…

Tuesday

October 28, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates student to direct Sam Shepard’s Lie of the Mind

Bates College senior Sulochana Dissanayake of Pita Kotte, Sri Lanka, directs the Bates theater department production of A Lie of the Mind, Sam Shepard’s realistic portrayal of two American families.

Tuesday

July 1, 2008 12:56 pm

Film Me In

Professor of Theater Paul Kuritz says the time is ripe for his efforts to advance film production in the Bates curriculum

Monday

May 12, 2008 1:36 pm

Bates to stage U.S. premiere of work by leading Hungarian playwright

Hungary’s leading playwright, György Spiró, offers a talk called “Trends in Contemporary Eastern European Drama” at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, at Bates College, 56 Campus Ave.

Monday

March 17, 2008 2:07 pm

Stephen Lattanzi '08 ponders the next stage

“I’ve always had a plan for myself,” says Stephen Lattanzi ’08 of Winchester, Mass. And ever since he performed in a production of Robin Hood in second grade, theater has been central to that plan. At Bates, Lattanzi has acted in eight stage productions, often in lead roles.