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Category Archive for 'Theater'

On Thursday, September 21, 2017 acclaimed artist addressing issues of inequality, equity, and social justice with beauty and precision, Ping Chong, gave a talk at the Ring Family Performing Arts Hall. Since 1972, Ping Chong has created over 100 works for the stage which have been presented at major festivals and theaters worldwide. His work […]

On Saturday, September 9, 2017 A family-friendly celebration of Middletown’s Main Street and the new Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore, the Main Street Stroll featured music, street performers, specialty workshops, free admission at Kidcity Children’s Museum, and much more. Inspired by Fete de la Musique (also known as World Music Day), the sixth annual The MASH […]

On Thursday, April 20, 2017 Actors and Actresses rehearsed for the world premiere of Islands, a play by Professor of Theater Ron Jenkins that explores the legacy of colonialism and the relationship between Indonesia and the United States, commissioned by the Center for the Arts. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view […]

On Thursday, March 28, 2017 at Wesleyan University Memorial Chapel, director and playwright Emily Mann gave a talk with Quiara Alegría Hudes, Wesleyan’s Shapiro Distinguished Professor of Writing and Theater. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the full album on Flickr.

Photos from the dress rehearsal of text&beheadings/ElizabethR by visionary director Karin Coonrod on Friday, February 17,  2017 in the CFA Theater. Four actresses from the theater collective Compagnia de’ Colombari offered a fractured portrait of “The Virgin Queen” Elizabeth I of England in a breathless game of hide-and-seek with history, mystery, and the theater form inspired by […]

Photos from the student workshop before the performance of text&beheadings/ElizabethR by visionary director Karin Coonrod on Friday, February 17, 2017 in the CFA Theater. Photos by Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the entire album on Flickr.

Charles Mee’s pulsating romantic comedy Summertime (2000) weaves together elements of William Shakespeare, Molière, and René Magritte. A dress rehearsal for Summertime was held on November 16, 2016 in the CFA Theater. Images by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography. Click here to view the entire album on Flickr.  

Actor/director Kaneza Schaal ’06 offers a powerful meditation on loss, grief, and ritual in a performance incorporating projection, sound, text, and movement. Inspired by the Egyptian Book of the Dead–a 3000-year-old series of spells and incantations intended for the deceased as a blueprint to the afterlife–GO FORTH (2016) creates space for the presence of the […]

Kaneza Schaal ’06 has a conversation with Wesleyan Theater students during lunch in the Jones Room of the Theater Department building on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. Click here to view the full album on Flickr. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography.

Wes Out-Loud: Stories of Place, a site-specific auditory piece conceived and created through a collaboration between theater students and Assistant Professor of Theater Marcela Oteíza was held on Thursday, April 28th through Sunday, May 1st in the CFA Courtyard. Click here to view the full album on Flickr. Photos by Sandy Aldieri of Perceptions Photography.

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