At Gordon College’s first ever Mini-fringe Festival, theater became an immersive experience. Six short pieces each featured a new, experimental type of theater that invited the audience into the story.
After reading a poem about a saw in her Nobel Literature class, Lauren Snyder ’19 was the only one who raised her hand when the professor asked if anyone had ever used one.
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.