• Political humor plays out in satire on Cornell College stage

    Nov 30, 2016

    The Cornell College Department of Theatre and Dance is preparing to perform “Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them,” opening Dec. 15 in the Plumb-Fleming Black Box Theatre.

  • Improv artist hosts public workshop on campus

    Nov 23, 2016

    Cornell is preparing to welcome a Los Angeles improv artist to campus to work with students and the community.

  • Cornell theatre kicks off season with raucous cabaret

    Sep 21, 2016

    The Cornell College Department of Theatre opens its season Sept. 30 with “Hurts So Good: The Feel-Good Cabaret of Torture and Pain.”  

  • Incoming theatre faculty usher in new era of dance and acting

    Sep 14, 2016

    Changes within the theatre department are setting the stage for an innovative year filled with new opportunities.

  • Recent graduate explores theatre through improv and community programs

    Aug 10, 2016

    Luke Brooks ’16 recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in theatre from Cornell College, and has quickly gotten to work putting his skills to the test.

  • Cornell releases 2016-17 fine arts events schedule

    Jul 19, 2016

    Cornell College’s 2016-17 fine arts schedule includes art exhibitions by alumni and students, musical performances by world-renowned ensembles, and four theatre productions, including a new Dance Cabaret.

  • Cooper creating social change through theatre

    Jun 6, 2016

    Sara Cooper ’16 is passionate about creating social change through theatre. Now, she’s working for Creede Reperatory Theatre in Colorado.

  • Cornell announces hiring of 7 faculty

    May 27, 2016

    Six new faculty will join the Cornell community next fall, and one visiting faculty member will become a tenure-track professor.

  • Creating wonder on stage

    Mar 23, 2016

    In April 2016, the Cornell theatre department will invite an audience to turn back the clock to 1903 and join them in pursuit of a legendary Iowa monster.

  • Irish musical combines campus, community

    Feb 3, 2016

    The Cornell College Theatre Department will present the award-winning musical comedy “A Man of No Importance” Feb. 19-27 in Kimmel Theatre. Directed by Jim Van Valen with musical direction by Julia Andrews West, the production celebrates the power of theatre and the love of community by highlighting community members and Cornell alumni.

  • Theatre Department hosting 5 guest artists

    Jan 29, 2016

    Cornell College’s Theatre Department is hosting three guest artists who are teaching courses during Blocks 5 and 6, as well as two members of a New York acting troupe in residence for a week during Block 7.

  • TCR play festival features numerous Cornellians

    Jan 19, 2016

    Cornell College alumni, faculty, staff, and a student will be represented during Theatre Cedar Rapids’ sixth annual Underground New Play Festival, which runs Jan. 22 through Feb. 7.

  • “The Glass Menagerie” opens Oct. 29

    Oct 19, 2015

    The Cornell College theatre department is opening its season Oct. 29 with a production of the Tennessee Williams classic “The Glass Menagerie.”

  • West directing show at Old Creamery

    Aug 18, 2015

    Cornell College Theatre professor Janeve West is directing “Waiting for the Parade” at the Old Creamery Theatre in Middle Amana, Iowa. The show runs Aug. 20 through Sept. 6.

  • 2015-16 Fine Arts Calendar

    Aug 7, 2015

    Cornell College’s 2015-16 fine arts schedule includes art exhibitions by alumni and students, musical performances by world-renowned ensembles, and three theatre productions, including the Tennessee Williams classic “The Glass Menagarie.”