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June 15, 2012 12:00 am

Bates In Brief Arts & Culture: The Lady and the Ladder, Vecsey’s voice

The woman in her painting is indeed Sophy Min ’12, but she says “it should be open to interpretation.”


April 12, 2012 4:06 pm

Video: Kroepsch teaching award winner Vecsey inspires and demands

Video: Kroepsch teaching award winner Vecsey inspires and demands

Katalin Vecsey enjoys figuring out characters in plays and shares a basic tenet with actors: “You must love your character.”…


March 6, 2012 3:01 pm

Theater department to present comedy by creator of TV’s ‘True Blood’

Theater department to present comedy by creator of TV’s ‘True Blood’

Performed at Bates College as part of an independent study in bringing characters to life on stage, Alan Ball’s Five Women Wearing the Same Dress will be performed March 16-18.


May 20, 2011 9:58 am

Faculty promotions, 2011: Katalin Vecsey

Promoted to senior lecturer in May 2011, Katalin Vecsey is senior lecturer in theater. Now in her 16th year at Bates, she teaches courses in voice and speech and voice and gender. With Dana Professor of Theater Martin Andrucki, Vecsey co-leads the Short Term course “Central European Theater and Film,” which brings Bates students to Budapest and Prague.


April 1, 2009 3:39 pm

Bates students to perform 'Closer,' play that became 2004 film

Bates students perform Closer, Patrick Marber’s critically acclaimed dissection of love and lust, on April 4, 8 and 9. The performers are students in Katalin Vecsey’s “Advanced Voice and Speech” course, a study of vocal and physical techniques in the exploration of theatrical texts. Her students study characterization through voice and speech, perform cold readings, and assess and prepare for the vocal demands of different roles.


February 5, 2004 10:02 am

'Vagina Monologues' returns to Bates College

Carolyn Myles, a Bates College senior, directs the college’s fourth annual production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited and donations will be gratefully accepted, with proceeds going to V-Day, an international organization working to stop violence against women and girls.


February 25, 1999 10:13 am

Bates to stage English-language premiere of Hungarian play

“The Red Faust,” a new two-act Hungarian play based on the life of the fiercely anti-communist Jozsef Cardinal Mindszenty, will premiere in English at at 8 p.m. March 5, March 6, March 12 and March 13 and at 2 p.m. March 7 and March 14 in Schaeffer Theatre. Tickets are $6 for general admission and $3 for senior citizens and non-Bates students. For reservations or additional information, call the Schaeffer Theatre box office at 207-786 6161.