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  • Panel Discussion:

    intersectionality, black theatre, and “imagining the world anew”: the poetics and politics of Lynn Nottage

    Please join Soyica Diggs Colbert of Georgetown University, Dartmouth faculty Chanté Mouton Kinyon, and acclaimed director Tazewell Thompson for a panel discussion on how Lynn Nottage’s Intimate Apparel resonates for U.S. audiences today.  The discussion will be moderated by Laura Edmondson, Associate...

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  • CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION
    by Annie Baker

    November 11 & 12 @ 8 pm
    November 13 @ 2 pm
    The Bentley Theater

    A Dartmouth Student Production

    When four lost New Englanders who enroll in Marty's six-week-long community-center drama class in Shirley, Vermont begin to experiment with harmless games, hearts are quietly torn apart, and tiny wars of epic proportions are waged and won. A beautifully crafted diorama, a petri dish in...

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  • ORWELL IN AMERICA has opened to rave reviews in its Off-Broadway run at 59E59th Street Theater in New York City. The Department of Theater celebrates the extraordinary work of our faculty: director Peter Hackett, playwright Joe Sutton, and lead actor Jamie Horton. We also celebrate the work of our E-Term students who have been an integral part of the production's journey to New York City.

    New York Times critic Ken Jaworowski writes, "Mr. Horton delivers perhaps the finest performance...

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  • ABOUT TAZEWELL THOMPSON, Guest Director for "INTIMATE APPAREL"

    TAZEWELL THOMPSON, international opera and theatre director, playwright and teacher. Opera productions in Madrid, Paris, Milan, Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Cape Town, Vancouver, San Francisco, Wash. DC, Los Angeles, Detroit, Portland, Norfolk, Columbus, New Orleans, New Jersey, and NYC among others. Since 1988, directed 24 productions at Arena Stage, as resident director including: ...

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  • INTIMATE APPAREL
    By Lynn Nottage

    November 4-5, 10-12 @ 8 p.m.
    November 6 & 13 @ 2 p.m.
    The Moore Theater

    A Dartmouth Mainstage Production

    Lynn Nottage’s deeply moving portrait of a skilled middle-aged African American seamstress in turn-of-the-century New York who creates dreamy undergarments that, she hopes, are her ticket to a fulfilled life. With rich characters, subtle period details and an O. Henry twist, Intimate...

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  • OPEN AUDITIONS for our fully-produced student production:

    CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION by Annie Baker

    Directed by Liza Couser '17

    Auditions will take place on Thursday and Friday, September 22 and 23 from 6 PM - 9 PM in the Bentley Theater.

    Performances will be in the Bentley Theater, November 11-13.

  • The Theater Department announces the YOUR SPACE presentation for fall term in the Bentley Theater:

    RAAZ

    Dartmouth student South Asian fusion dance team

    ONE SHOW ONLY:

    Saturday, October 8 @ 7:30 PM

    Bentley Theater

    Free Admission

    Click here for information on our ...

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  • ORWELL IN AMERICA

    by Joe Sutton '76

    (Open Preview/Final Dress Rehearsal Performances)

    September 29, 30 and October 1 @ 7:30 PM
    The Bentley Theater

    A NORTHERN STAGE PRODUCTION
    Supported by Dartmouth's Experiential Learning Initiative and the Leslie Center for the Humanities.

    Free (unticketed...

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  • The Theater Department Welcomes the Class of 2020!

    Meet our faculty and staff and learn about our academic and production programs:

    OPEN HOUSE

    Thursday, September 8

    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM in the Moore Theater

    We look forward to meeting you!

  • Directed by Carol Dunne

    Performances will be in the Moore Theater November 3-5 and 9-12

    AUDITIONS: Wednesday & Thursday, September 13 &...

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