Theater in the News: January 2014

A selection of stories published in The Dartmouth this month:

Student Spotlight: Nick O'Leary '14

"For his honors senior thesis project, Nick O'Leary '14 will direct the 17th century classic production "The Alchemist," the culmination of his interests and experiences at the College."

"Over the past three years, the theater major has taken on a variety of roles as an actor, set designer and director. No role, however, has been as challenging as his work on "The Alchemist."

"Theater professor Irma Mayorga called O'Leary's project very ambitious." (Read More)

Playwright Mulley '05 to debut new play locally

"Kate Mulley '05 is a playwright and co-founder of Vox Theater, a group of Dartmouth alumni involved in theater. Mulley's original play "The Reluctant Lesbian" will be staged Saturday afternoon as part of the Northern Stage's "New Works Now" professional play reading festival in White River Junction." (Read More)

Dunne fosters regional, campus theater projects

"Former theater professor Carol Dunne doesn't mind a full plate. In her first season as artistic director at White River Junction's Northern Stage theater, she directed "White Christmas," helped organize a play reading festival and announced a capital campaign to build a new theater." (Read More)

Copley '07 to seek out Broadway's next hit

"Preston Copley '07 assumed the role of director of creative development for theater at Jean Doumanian Productions in December. In his role, Copley will scout in London and other international theaters for new projects that Doumanian will produce on and off-Broadway. An athlete and involved in theater at the College, he will build on established relationships between Doumanian and artists and coordinate with the company's vice president, Patrick Daly." (Read More)