theatre

  • 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.”

  • Arts courses helped Schultz find passion and career

    Jun 11, 2015

    For Logan Schultz, the combination of theatre and arts experience meant a job before he’d even crossed the stage to accept his diploma.

  • “Pictures at an Exhibition” premieres April 24

    Apr 20, 2015

    “Pictures at an Exhibition,” a world-premiere devised theatre production will open April 24 at 7:30 p.m.

  • 4 students involved with professional theatre production

    Apr 1, 2015

    Four Cornell College students—three seniors and one junior—are taking part in the Old Creamery Theatre’s production of “The Matchmaker,” which runs April 30-May 21.

  • Alumnus wins award for emerging theatre professionals

    Mar 24, 2015

    Tyler Jacobson ’09 won the United States Institute for Theatre Technology’s Stage Management award.

  • Machinal opens Feb. 20

    Feb 20, 2015

    The Cornell College theatre department’s production of “Machinal,” considered on of the greatest examples of Expressionist theatre, runs Feb. 20, 21, 27, and 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. in Kimmel Theatre.

  • Expert puppeteers coming to campus

    Dec 22, 2014

    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.”

  • Almost, Maine starting Nov. 7

    Oct 23, 2014

    The Theatre Department at Cornell College is presenting “Almost, Maine,” a romantic comedy written by John Cariani starting Nov. 7 in Kimmel Theatre.

  • Underground Play festival features Cornell connections

    Sep 29, 2014

    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.