Theater in the News: August 2014

A selection of stories published in The Dartmouth this month:

Students Collaborates with NYTW

"Sitting around a table with Tony-award winning writer Lemon Andersen, students in the theater department's "Drama in Performance" class discussed his script, suggesting a scene they wanted added or 10 pages they thought should be deleted. The meeting was part of the New York Theater Workshop's 23rd summer residency at Dartmouth, which brings emerging directors, playwrights and actors as artists-in-residence to Dartmouth. For three weeks at Dartmouth, the artists-in-residence retreat into their creative spaces and focus entirely on their new works." (Read More)

Students, Faculty Reflect on Summer Arts at Hopkins Center

"Completing a slate that included performances from the New York Theatre Workshop, Andrew Bird and the Hands of Glory, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and a documentary screening by filmmaker Ken Burns, the Hopkins Center's summer programming will draw to a close in the coming weeks as the academic quarter ends. Reflecting back on the term, students, staff and faculty identified a number of highlights across disciplines offered at the Center." (Read More)