Three nationally recognized puppeteers from the Puppet Kitchen in New York City will be in residency at Cornell College this spring. They will teach courses, work with students, and direct a play based on Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky’s 1874 “Pictures at an Exhibition.”
The Theatre Department at Cornell College is presenting “Almost, Maine,” a romantic comedy written by John Cariani starting Nov. 7 in Kimmel Theatre.
Theatre Cedar Rapids’ fifth annual Underground New Play Festival, which starts Thursday, features a number of Cornell College connections, including a writer, director, and actors.
High school students who plan to audition for college music or theatre scholarships will learn valuable tips at Audition 101: A Crash Course in Preparing for Your College Performing Arts Scholarship Audition on Sunday, Oct. 12, at Cornell College.
Cornell’s fine arts events for 2014-2015 include a performance by Quink, a collaboration between the Cornell Theatre Department and NYC’s Puppet Kitchen , a Cornell Studio & Emeriti Art Faculty Exhibition, and the annual holiday choral concert.
Emily Wenger ’14 is capping four years of involvement in English and theatre with a Fulbright in Turkey, where she hopes to continue studying and teaching both.
The Department of Theatre at Cornell College will put on the devised theatre piece “Here and Now” April 25 and 26 and May 2–4.
Members of the Sacred Heart Archive are on campus for a week-long residency to support the ensemble cast of “Here and Now.” The residency will conclude with two workshops and a showing of the company’s devised production, “The Key Said Run and the Door Said Fly.” This free performance will be held on Saturday April 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimmel and will be followed by a post-show discussion open to the public.
Cornell College will welcome five female students and two faculty members from Aoyama Gakuin Women’s Junior College (Tokyo, Japan) with a welcome dinner and reception Feb. 24.