Theater

Interim Abroad in Bali

February 8, 2013

Students Encounter the Arts and Spirituality in Bali

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For the first three weeks of January, a group of Lafayette students and faculty visited the small Indonesian island of Bali, where they learned how Balinese spirituality is intimately connected to the arts. The focus of the class was Balinese theater, dance, and music. In Bali, artistry, and the performing arts in particular, are deeply [...]

CaPA Scholars

January 7, 2013

CaPA Students Contribute to Vibrancy of Campus Arts Community

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If anyone wonders whether the arts are alive and well in higher education, they need look no further than the College’s Creative and Performing Arts (CaPA) Fellowship program. This year, there are 27 students from diverse academic backgrounds pursuing projects that range from writing to studio art to theater to music. “We find an increasingly [...]

Front row, l-r, Conner Woods ’11, Dana Pardini ’12, and Brandi Porter ’13 were part of the first public reading of Professor Michael O’Neill’s (back row) play “Seven Around the Square” this summer at the Royal Theater in New York City.

November 30, 2012

Lafayette Community Helps Theater Director Michael O’Neill Prepare New Play

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In the world of theater, growth equals success, says Michael O’Neill, associate professor of English and director of theater. That’s why he is always looking for new ways to stretch his boundaries as a playwright and director. O’Neill’s newest play, “Seven Around the Square,” got its start in 2005, when he discovered a number of [...]

Noises Off

November 21, 2012

The Show Must Go On: College Theater Presents Noises Off

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Due to the campus-wide power outage from Hurricane Sandy, it appeared as if College Theater might have to cancel its production of Noises Off, which was set to open Oct. 31. But when the power came back Nov. 2, the show went on. Not only did the students perform to standing ovations, but the Kennedy Center [...]

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September 25, 2012

Photo Gallery: College Theater Presents Dog Eat Dog

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Lafayette College Theater presented its production of Dog Eat Dog last weekend in the Williams Center for the Arts. Written by Mary Gallagher, the play is a sharp satire of the elite one percent of Americans faced with financial ruin as the national economy slides from recession to depression. Gallagher served as Lafayette’s 2012-13 Closs [...]

Susan Heard (left), David Heard, and Mary Jo Lodge, assistant professor of English, at a crane stringing party held at Lafayette.

June 12, 2012

Documentary by Prof. Nandini Sikand Chronicles Life of David Heard and National Crane Project

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A documentary film about Lafayette’s National Crane Project will be shown as part of the Southside Film Festival in Bethlehem 7:25 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, and 7:25 p.m. and 9:10 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at Victory Firehouse in Bethlehem. The 18-minute film, Cranes of Hope, was produced by Nandini Sikand, assistant professor of film and [...]

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May 7, 2012

Josh Oshinsky ’00 Wins National Sports Emmy for TV Series

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At the 33rd Annual Sports Emmy® Awards ceremony, Josh Oshinksy ’00 and his team took home the top award in the outstanding edited series/anthology category for “The Franchise: A Season with the San Francisco Giants.” These top awards in 33 categories of sports television production were presented April 30 at the Lincoln Center in New [...]

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May 1, 2012

Lafayette Honors Students for Academic Excellence

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Lafayette honored more than 120 students for academic excellence at the annual All-College Honors Convocation April 29 in Colton Chapel. Awards and prizes recognized outstanding academic success in all four of Lafayette’s academic divisions—engineering, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. This spring, 47 students will join Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most respected undergraduate [...]

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April 3, 2012

Photo Gallery: Marquis Players Present My Favorite Year

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The Marquis Players presented this year’s musical fundraiser, My Favorite Year, March 29-31. All aspects of the production, from set design to fundraising to choreography, are completely run by students. The show was directed by English major Brett Billings ’12 (Marion, Kan.). With more than $5,000 raised each year, all proceeds are donated to charities [...]

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March 5, 2012

Photo Gallery: College Theater Presents Rossum’s Universal Robots

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Lafayette College Theater presented its production of R.U.R. Rossum’s Universal Robots last weekend in the Williams Center for the Arts. Written in 1920 by Czech author Karel Capek, the play is an expressionistic journey into genetic engineering on a mass scale and predicted a mechanized world without emotions and without individual rights. It introduced the [...]