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Tuesday

May 12, 2015 2:32 pm

Dissanayake ’09 to perform in May 14 gamelan, puppetry event

Dissanayake ’09 to perform in May 14 gamelan, puppetry event

Sulochana Dissanayake ’09 has come back to Bates College to work with students and take part in a performance of puppetry and gamelan music on May 14.

Tuesday

May 11, 2010 1:52 pm

Bates welcomes renowned Figures of Speech Theatre for residency

John and Carol Farrell of Freeport, founders of the acclaimed Figures of Speech Theatre, are working with Bates students in a theater production workshop that will culminate in performances of the Asian folk tale Dragon’s Daughter at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 20-22, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 23, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Wednesday

April 21, 2004 3:12 pm

Bates hosts touring performers from West Java

Two performers expert in the puppetry and music of Sunda, a mountainous western region of the Indonesian island of Java, offer a performance and a puppet-carving demonstration that are open to the public during their weeklong visit to Bates College.

Tuesday

January 27, 2004 11:03 am

Fulbright grant brings expert in Indonesian music, puppetry to Bates

Thanks to the college’s first-ever grant from the Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program, an expert in traditional Indonesian forms of music and shadow puppetry is currently in residence at Bates College.

Friday

February 15, 2002 9:09 am

Puppets join actors in production of Duras' 'Sea Wall'

Live actors share the stage with puppets from a variety of puppetry traditions in the production of Marguerite Duras’ novel The Sea Wall. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 7-9, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10, in Gannett Theater.