In a typical semester, theatre students would use facial expressions to help tell a story, audiences would sit shoulder to shoulder to watch live performances, and cast members would hold hands for their final bow. This year, those familiar rhythms have been replaced by totally new ways of doing things.
As the hit musical Hamilton arrives to Disney+ on the eve of Independence Day, Theatre Arts Department students and alumni reflect on its cultural influence.
After performances of Theatre Arts’ production of ‘Antigone,’ audiences were torn on whether to laugh at the play’s hilarious banter or cry because of its tragic elements of death and sorrow.
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.