Author Archives: Camille Robertson

Gamelan group returns to Lawrence

Çudamani, a Gamelan ensemble from Bali, Indonesia, paid Lawrence their first visit in seven years this Monday, Sept. 6. Gamelan is a unique form of orchestra comprised largely of percussion instruments, such as gongs (bonang) and xylophones (gambang kayu). Çudamani combines the orchestral music with theatrical performance and dance.  The Stansbury Theater stage was decorated

“Tension” in senior capstone

On Friday, May 17, senior Edmond Hood premiered his senior project “Tension,” a series of three 10-minute one-acts, separate in plot but connected in theme: tension in relationships. Hood directed two of the plays, “An Evening Crossword” by Kimberly Megna and “A Bar Scene” by Hood. The final scene, “A Bowl of Soup,” was written

Tiny Box hosts Tiny Band

On Sunday May 12, at 7 p.m., a tiny audience gathered in front of the tiny box office next to the Stansbury Theater to watch Tiny Band perform a 30-minute set. The show was part of the Tiny Box Concert series—inspired by NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series—which is quickly becoming an adorable Lawrence tradition. Tiny

Improv troop delights audience

On Saturday night, the Lawrence University Best Friends Improv Troop put on their second show of Spring Term in Memorial Hall 001. The team that night consisted of seniors Nina Wilson and Tess Bourbeau, junior Ethan Penny, sophomores Jack Thibault, Nysio Poulakos and Emma Bergholz as well as freshmen Anna White and Kelly Foy. Emceeing

Masquerade for Band and Ensemble

The Lawrence University Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band held a concert in Lawrence Memorial Chapel on Saturday, Apr. 13, at 8 p.m. The two groups performed for about 45 minutes each with a 15-minute intermission between the Ensemble’s exit and the Band’s entrance. The show was titled “Masquerade,” each piece meant to represent a different