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Wild Space Dance Company visits Stansbury Theatre

The Wild Space Dance Company visited Lawrence University on Friday, March 31 and performed at 8 p.m. in Stansbury Theatre. The company is a collaboration between several dancers and musicians—the latter group of which included Instructor of Music Sumner Truax on saxophone. The title of their program, “Caught Up in the Moment,” was particularly appropriate

Visiting professor lectures on theatre traditions

The Elias String Quartet performs in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel. Photo by Hikari Mine   On Thursday, Feb. 2, Professor Gillian Rodger held a lecture in Harper Hall entitled “Negotiating the Unfamiliar World of Nineteenth Century American Popular Theatre.” An ethnomusicologist and professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Rodger lectured on this obscure yet highly

The Artist Spotlight: Emma Brayndick

Acting is an art of deceit, but it is also an art of understanding. The actor puts herself into the character’s shoes and, for the duration of the performance, becomes a different person. The amount of empathy gained from such an experience is not to be understated. Actors work and study hard to achieve this

Optimistic Feral Children performs in Cloak Theater

Seeing as this generation of college students undoubtedly grew up watching re-runs of “Whose Line is it Anyway?” on ABC Family, there can be no question regarding the current appeal of improvisational comedy. That’s why last Friday, Oct. 4, Lawrence’s improv team Optimistic Feral Children (OFC) had a near-full audience in the Cloak Theater for

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