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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.

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.