More Exciting Internships

Theater and Dance Interdisciplinary Computation Majors Win Exciting Internships Emily Post ’15 will join the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company in southern Vermont this summer as an electrics intern. The Weston Playhouse is a nationally acclaimed theater, widely recognized for its training and mentoring programs. Emily will be working with the rest of the Electrics Department...

Kurtz ’14 Selected to Give Keynote

Top of the CLAS! Theater and Dance Major Maddie Kurtz Selected to Give Keynote Address at the Colby Liberal Arts Symposium! Maddie Kurtz, ’14, was selected to give the keynote address for the Humanities Division (representing ten departments and one program area) as part of  “Top of the CLAS”, the concluding event of the Colby Liberal...

Exciting Summer Internships for T & D Majors

Theater & Dance major Emilie Jensen (’15) will be working at Dance Place in Washington, D.C. over the summer. She will be the Assistant Director of the Energizers Dance Camp, a seven-week intensive dance camp for children ages 7-14 in the D.C. area.  Theater & Dance major Brendan Leonard (’16) has been awarded one of...

T&D Minor Lands Internship with Seth Meyer’s Late Night Show!

Maggie Bower (2015) will be interning this summer for “Late Night with Seth Meyers.” Internships on a late night comedy show are, as one media blogger puts it, “the crème de la crème of the internship world.” Congratulations Maggie!

T&D Majors Off to Grad School

Ahmed Asi (2013j) has accepted an offer to join the MA/PhD program at the University of California at Santa Barbara. Ahmed was awarded a prestigious Chancellor’s Fellowship with full funding provided through the completion of his doctorate. Maddie Kurtz (2014) has accepted an offer to join the MA program at Florida State University. Maddie was awarded a...

Conner on the Radio

Theater and Dance Department Professor Lynne Conner was a featured guest on Maine Public Broadcasting Network’s “Maine Calling” show on January 29. She spoke about her new book, Audience Engagement and the Role of Arts Talk in the Digital Era (published by Palgrave Macmillan) and answered questions from callers interested in the changing role of...

Alum on Broadway

Congratulations go out to Walter Belenky ’02 for landing his first role on Broadway in the critically acclaimed Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike — winner of the 2013 Tony for best play! http://www.vanyasoniamashaspike.com/cast.php

Students in Local Show

Jordan Lorenz ’15, Jack Gobillot ’14 and Anna Doyle ’15 are all in a local show together this summer! They are doing William Inge’s Picnic with Gaslight Theater in Hallowell.  Jordan is playing Hal, Jack is Alan, and Anna is Madge. They would like to invite anyone in the area to come see the show, touting,...

“Avalanche” in New York

Annie Kloppenberg and Todd Coulter, both assistant professors of theater and dance, will perform an original dance work, “Avalanche,” at the Danspace Project, St. Mark’s Church, in New York City June 6-8. Danspace is a premier venue for dance and performance in New York that features rising and established figures of the performance world. “Avalanche”...

Writing Code for Google

Theater and Dance-Interdisciplinary Computation major, Victoria Tisdale ’15, has been accepted to the Google Summer of Code program and will be working on code for communicating with automated stage lighting instruments.  She will be testing her work using some of the equipment in Strider Theater this summer.  Congratulations Victoria!   Google’s description of the program…...