Archives for "Robinson Players"
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Picture story: Student quotes from ‘Cabaret.’ And no, it’s not a happy play

Friday, March 25, 2016 12:10 pm

Illustrated with images from a sizzling Robinson Players' production of Cabaret, the play's principals share personal and artistic insights into a "timeless, tragic story."

Members of the a cappella group the Manic Optimists cut up during their 2014 Arts Crawl performance. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Arts Crawl, Sangai Asia Night to showcase student creativity for the fifth year

Monday, January 26, 2015 2:42 pm

For the fifth year in a row, Bates College presents a dazzling double-header of student creativity in the arts on Jan. 30: the Bates Arts Crawl and Sangai Asia Night.

Bates dancers rehearsing for a September dance concert. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Bates Arts in Action presents performance smorgasbord

Thursday, October 23, 2014 2:05 pm

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

Cast members in the Robinson Players' production of "The Laramie Project": Alanna Hoffman '15 as the Narrator; Nick Auer '15 as Jon Peacock, Matthew Shepard's academic advisor; Jonathan Schwolsky '15 as Tectonic Theater Project member Andy Paris.
Robinson Players to present powerful, provocative ‘Laramie Project’

Monday, February 6, 2012 3:30 pm

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

Robinson Players offer 11th 'Vagina Monologues'

Thursday, February 3, 2011 2:44 pm

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.

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

Thursday, May 6, 2010 3:23 pm

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.

'Vagina Monologues' to benefit women's advocacy effort

Wednesday, February 3, 2010 12:57 pm

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

Scarves and Shawls

Friday, May 1, 2009 11:12 am

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.

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

Monday, March 30, 2009 1:56 pm

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.

Electionperfection

Thursday, March 5, 2009 1:08 pm

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.

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