Surface Tension showcases strong women, circus arts

This past weekend, a crowd of nearly 100 people gathered on the top floor of Neighborhood House for Surface Tension, a FringeArts Festival performance that features both social commentary and acrobatic interpretation. The show was produced by Tangle, an all-female aerial dance

Orientation Play evolves to welcome the Class of 2020

After a week of classes, the Welcome Play, commonly known as the Orientation Play, returned to campus, bringing a candid and cautionary take on campus life for new students and plenty of laughter for the whole audience. The play, traditionally performed in

Michelle Johnson ’16 directs Chekhov’s “The Seagull”

Last weekend, the play “The Seagull,” written by Anton Chekhov, translated by Paul Schmidt, and directed by Michelle Johnson ’16, was performed in the Frear Theater in LPAC. Upon entering the dark performance space, the audience was greeted with Russian folk music

Dr. Amanda Kemp brings black women to the forefront

Last Wednesday, a number of students, faculty, and staff members filed into the Scheuer room for an evening with Dr. Amanda Kemp, renowned artist, educator, and activist. The event, titled “#SayHerName: Making Black Women’s Lives Matter,” was presented by both the Women’s

Theater, dance, orchestra combine in “Soldat”

This past Saturday night, Swarthmore’s resident musical ensemble Orchestra 2001 performed Stravinsky’s “Histoire du soldat,” along with a collection of pieces composed and arranged by students and alumni. The performance of “Histoire du soldat,” which was conducted by current Swarthmore lecturer Andrew

Rosie Langabeer discuss music and theater collaboration

Rosie Langabeer, an award-winning musician and experimental composer, came to campus on Thurs. January 28 to lead a discussion with a group of faculty and students about music and theater and dance collaborations. Langabeer, who is a native of New Zealand, was

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