Stories about "Theater and Rhetoric"
Dissanayake ’09 to perform in May 14 gamelan, puppetry event

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 2:32 pm

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.

Time Out Singapore profiles Michelle Chong ’00, director of ‘3 Peas in a Pod’

Thursday, November 7, 2013 5:02 pm

The movie draws obliquely on her Bates experience.

What I mean when I say: ‘Myth,’ with Stephanie Kelley-Romano

Friday, November 1, 2013 10:00 am

When rhetoric professor Stephanie Kelley-Romano says "myth," she means this.

‘Amy’s Wish,’ Kuritz’s latest film, to debut Sept. 8

Friday, August 31, 2012 12:24 pm

A short film directed by Professor of Theater Paul Kuritz premieres at the college Sept. 8.

Faculty members Duina, Fra-Molinero, Read, Vecsey promoted

Friday, May 20, 2011 10:14 am

At its May 14 meeting, the Bates College Board of Trustees voted to promote three faculty members from associate professor to full professor, and one lecturer to senior lecturer. The promotions take effect in August, at the start of the college's academic year. The faculty members are Francesco Duina, sociology (promoted to professor), Baltasar Fra-Molinero, romance languages and literatures (professor), Kirk Read, romance languages and literatures (professor) and Katalin Vecsey, theater and rhetoric (senior lecturer).

Nationally renowned figures in theater, dance to discuss their work

Friday, March 4, 2011 1:28 pm

Christopher Akerlind, a Tony Award-winning stage lighting designer, and acclaimed ballet dancer Jacques d'Amboise visit Bates College in March to discuss their work. Akerlind discusses his career at 4:15 p.m. Monday, March 14, in the Filene Room (Room 301) of Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St. A renowned dancer for the New York City Ballet, a choreographer and the founder of the National Dance Institute, d'Amboise reads from his new book and discusses his career at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in the Muskie Archives, 56 Campus Ave.

A day at the (gubernatorial) race: MPBN, Bates partner for debate

Thursday, October 28, 2010 11:18 pm

Featuring four of the five candidates for the Blaine House -- Democrat Elizabeth Mitchell and independents Eliot Cutler, Shawn Moody and Scott -- the MPBN debate held in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall capped a day at Bates largely centered around the event.

The Essential Arin Arbus

Friday, August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Off-Broadway director Arin Arbus ’99 makes Shakespeare sizzle by keeping it simple...

Four to perform Neil LaBute's 'Bash'

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 10:55 am

The three-in-one play Bash by Neil Labute, a writer and director critically acclaimed for his bleak, blunt view of human relations, is the vehicle for solo performances by four Bates College students at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 1, and Saturday and Sunday, April 3 and 4, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St. Admission is free. For more information, please contact 207-786-6161.

'You Can't Take It With You' opens March 5

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 2:35 pm

Martin Andrucki, Dana Professor of Theater at Bates College, directs the theater department production of "You Can't Take It With You," the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 5, 6, 12 and 13; and at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 7 and 14, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

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