Stories about "Theater"
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Video: Katie Van Patten ’17 and the pursuit of directing

Friday, March 24, 2017 10:00 am

In our latest "Voices from the Class of 2017," Katie Van Patten recounts directing a Sherlock Holmes play for her senior thesis in theater.

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Look What We Found: Christine McDowell’s disco shoes

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 6:08 pm

Associate Professor of Theater B Christine McDowell's iconic disco shoes provide a walk through the evolution of design.

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Bates at Night: Backstage with actors in ‘The Pillowman’

Friday, December 9, 2016 11:29 am

A visit to the dress rehearsal of The Pillowman for a Bates theater major's thesis play.

The cast of the Bates mainstage play Tomorrow in the Battle comprises Brennen Malone '17 of Philadelphia, Sukanya Shukla '20 of Gwalior, India, and Christina Felonis '17 of Athens, Greece. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Q&A: Director Sally Wood discusses the Bates theater opener, ‘Tomorrow in the Battle’

Monday, October 3, 2016 11:01 am

The play is about how chance creates choice, says Wood. "Each character makes a simple decision that escalates into something much, much, much larger."

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Video: One student’s Bates life through the eyes and lens of a classmate

Friday, March 11, 2016 12:04 pm

This is what biochem major Dylan Ray '16 saw and learned when he filmed English and theater major Allie Freed '16.

Nate Stephenson '18 as convict Ketch Freeman and Allie Freed '16 of Gloucester, Mass., plays convict Liz Morden.
In ‘Our Country’s Good,’ a play-within-a-play entertains and questions

Thursday, March 10, 2016 10:33 am

Visiting Assistant Professor of Theater Sally Wood directs the Bates College production of "Our Country's Good" in performances March 10-14.

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Bates in the News: May 15, 2015

Friday, May 15, 2015 10:06 am

A regular sample of news items featuring Bates and Bates people.

Keila Ching ’18.Hannah Miller ’14 and Lucas Wilson-Spiro ’15 perform. (Phyllis Graber Jensen)
Interactive technology drives weekend’s senior thesis performance

Friday, April 10, 2015 12:33 pm

In performances April 10-12, the Bates College theater-dance piece "Transparency" is driven by interactive multimedia.

Katalin Vecsey, senior lecturer in theater, directs "Closer." (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
A British drama about love and rivalry arrives on the Bates stage

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 1:59 pm

Bates College presents Patrick Marber's "Closer" on March 27-29.

Dan Peeples '17 of Pierpont, New York, portrays Therese in the Bates production of "The Breasts of Tiresias," directed by Nick Auer '15. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Auer ’15 creates an immersive interpretation of Apollinaire’s surrealist play

Friday, March 13, 2015 3:44 pm

Apollinaire's "The Breasts of Tiresias," adapted and directed by Nick Auer '15, appears in Bates College performances March 19-22.

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