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Thursday

October 23, 2014 2:05 pm

Bates Arts in Action presents performance smorgasbord

Bates Arts in Action presents performance smorgasbord

Dancers, actors, musicians and improv comics offer a smorgasbord of performing arts in the annual Bates Arts in Action concert on Oct. 25.

Monday

February 6, 2012 3:30 pm

Robinson Players to present powerful, provocative ‘Laramie Project’

Robinson Players to present powerful, provocative ‘Laramie Project’

Seeking to spark constructive dialogue on campus and in the community, Bates’ Robinson Players present “The Laramie Project.”

Thursday

February 3, 2011 2:44 pm

Robinson Players offer 11th 'Vagina Monologues'

For the 11th year, Bates students are supporting efforts to reduce domestic violence with a production of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues, in performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Feb. 11-13, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Thursday

May 6, 2010 3:23 pm

Robinson Players present staged reading of professor's 'Nutcracker' adaptation

Student-run theater group the Robinson Players presents staged readings of a Bates professor’s adaptation of the Nutcracker story at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 15, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 16, in the Black Box Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St. The readings are open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8294.

Wednesday

February 3, 2010 12:57 pm

'Vagina Monologues' to benefit women's advocacy effort

Michelle Schloss, a sophomore from Farmington, Conn., directs the 10th annual Bates College production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” in performances at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 5-7, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St

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.

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.

Friday

February 6, 2009 4:08 pm

Bates' ninth annual 'Vagina Monologues' supports health clinic

Elizabeth Wilcox, a senior from South Glastonbury, Conn., directs the ninth annual Bates College production of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues.

Thursday

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.