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Thursday

January 20, 2011
1:45 pm

'Sankofa': Reflections of the African Diaspora on the Schaeffer stage

Culminating the college’s Jan. 17 observances of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, students used music, dance, poetry and prose to…

Wednesday

July 1, 2009
11:09 am

Arts' Desire

A sociology class plumbs the depths of student interest in creative arts at Bates

Thursday

May 21, 2009
3:31 pm

Trio performs Hysterical Alphabet, stage piece about 'female malady'

“The Hysterical Alphabet,” an acclaimed multimedia performance piece exploring the “female malady” of hysteria, will be performed at Bates College on May 20.

Friday

May 1, 2009
12:18 pm

Modern Dance Performance

From left, Yasin Fairley ’12 and Claire Parker ’11 rehearse “doesn’t fall far from the,” a piece choreographed by Lindsay Reuter ’11, for The Bates College Modern Dance Company ‘s annual spring concert of new works.

Friday

May 1, 2009
11:53 am

Routine Facade

From left, Barbara Byers ’10, Kate Taylor ’11, Kaitlin Webber ’11 and Megan Fahey ’11 perform “Routine Facade” choreographed by Claire Parker ’11 for a dance composition course taught by Assistant Professor of Dance Carol Dilley.

Friday

May 1, 2009
11:12 am

Scarves and Shawls

Margaret Koerber ’10 tries on one of 80 scarfs for sale draped over chairs in Gannett Theater during the “Scarves and Shawls” Extravaganza, a fundraising hour for the Robinson Players to support the student theater group’s 2009-10 season.

Wednesday

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.

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.

Thursday

March 5, 2009
1:08 pm

Electionperfection

This week, the student theater organization, The Robinson Players, held their elections for next year’s board. Theater is one of my favorite extra curriculars here at Bates, and I seriously look forward to the monthly club meetings– purely because of the dynamite personalities all put into one room and allowed to interact (and usually explode) over logistics and theatrical choice and preference.