Stories about "Schaeffer Theatre"
Bates Film Festival announces 2022 awards in six categories

Friday, May 13, 2022 1:01 pm

From more than 20 films screened at the 2022 Bates Film Festival, the Bates students who produced the festival have announced jury and audience awards in six categories.

Video: On Reunion Weekend, a look at Schaeffer Theater at age 50

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 6:04 pm

With Reunion Weekend upon us, which includes a Saturday gathering to mark...

Learned Ladies continues through weekend

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 10:10 am

The Bates theater department production of Molière’s 1672 satire The Learned Ladies...

Learned Ladies celebrates French culture, Schaeffer Theatre's 50th

Thursday, February 24, 2011 4:53 pm

The Learned Ladies, says director Martin Andrucki, is "a wonderful Molière play. It's got all the Molière hallmarks -- the wit, the elegance, both broad and refined humor."

As Bates marks Schaeffer Theatre's 50th, March plays look at French culture, U.S. sexual politics

Thursday, February 24, 2011 2:21 pm

March is a month for theater classics at Bates College. Elizabeth Castellano, a Bates junior from New Suffolk, N.Y., directs the college's production of David Mamet's Oleanna, a highly charged story of sexual politics in the halls of academe. Meanwhile, the theater department honors French culture and marks the 50th anniversary of its mainstage venue, Schaeffer Theatre, with a production of Molière's 1672 satire The Learned Ladies.

'Shakespeare's new play' to be performed at Bates College

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 3:37 pm

Bates College presents John Reed's "All the World's a Grave," a new play weaving together some of Shakespeare's most compelling characters and language, in performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Sunday and Monday, Nov. 12-13 and 15-16, and at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Renowned South African choreographer opens debut U.S. tour at Bates

Thursday, October 15, 2009 7:04 am

In its first-ever concert held during the academic year, the internationally acclaimed Bates Dance Festival collaborates with the Bates College Concerts Committee to present "Beautiful Me" by the renowned South African company Vuyani Dance Theatre Project.

Bebe Miller Company presents 'Necessary Beauty' at dance festival

Thursday, July 30, 2009 10:48 am

A longtime favorite at the Bates Dance Festival, the Bebe Miller Company returns to Lewiston with the mysterious, visionary piece "Necessary Beauty" in performances at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 31 and Aug. 1, in Bates College's Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St. Tickets are $20 for the general public and $12 for students and seniors and can be purchased by calling 207-786-6161 after July 6.

Keigwin + Company presents new works at Bates Dance Festival

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 2:19 pm

Hailed by critics and audiences alike as one of the hottest new troupe emerging on the national scene, Keigwin + Company returns to the Bates Dance Festival to perform two Maine premieres. This dazzling young group of formidable dancers presents works that explore contemporary life and pop culture with choreographic ingenuity and range. The festival presents Keigwin + Co. at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 18 and 19, in Schaeffer Theatre, 365 College St., Bates College. Tickets are $20/$12 (students and seniors) and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6161 after July 7.

Bates Modern Dance Company features Buraczeski's 'Swing Concerto'

Monday, November 26, 2007 1:33 pm

Danny Buraczeski's classic "Swing Concerto" and a work by New York choreographer Peter Kyle are featured in the annual December production by the Bates College Modern Dance Company, in performances at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1; 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2; and 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3.

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