This year the Department of Theatre Arts turns 30. To celebrate, The Bell interviewed its founder, Norm Jones—a professor known for his warmth, ability to quote Shakespeare at any given moment, and charming repertoire of accents.
The Gordon College Department of Theatre Arts presents its fall play, ‘Silent Sky’—the true story of Henrietta Leavitt, an early-1900s Harvard astronomer who fought to gain recognition for her groundbreaking discoveries.
In an effort to make the Shakespearean script feel more contemporary, director Norm Jones (theatre), who celebrated his 50th directorial production with As You Like It, moved the set from France to Tennessee and the Great Smoky Mountains.
Gordon’s Black Box Theatre has undergone countless transformations in its time. Most recently, it became a 1930s perfumery for the Theatre Arts Department’s production of She Loves Me, January 25 through February 3.
Thinking on the spot is Ryan Cannister’s forte. Having spent the past two years in Gordon’s Sweaty-Toothed Madmen comedy troupe, Ryan ’19 is well-versed in the art of improvising. “I’m drawn to improv because it’s new every time,”… Read More