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Wendy Woodson's "Sourcing the Stream" at Brown University

Each year, the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society sponsors an interdisciplinary program under the title of “Earth, Itself,” designed to stimulate conversations and collaborations across the natural and social sciences, humanities and the arts, and to highlight contributions to and ways of understanding earth systems and elements.

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Jake Meginsky
Theater and Dance Visiting Lecturer Jake Meginsky

Director Jake Meginsky Makes New Milford Graves Documentary

Wire Magazine

Director Jake Meginsky has made a documentary about US drummer and avant garde pioneer Milford Graves. Meginsky filmed Graves in his back garden martial arts dojo and basement sound laboratory, both housed in the artist’s current home in Queens, NY where he grew up.

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Peer Gynt
Peer Gynt, performed at Kirby Stage, Amherst College.

Starring the Self

A contemporary adaptation of a classic play explored an age-old question: what does it mean to know yourself?

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Image from APE performance of Woodson's "Sourcing the Stream"

Wendy Woodson : She Will Persevere

The Take Magazine

Wendy Woodson is a featured artist in a new online publication about the arts, The Take Magazine.

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Lisa Biggs
Theater and Dance alumna Lisa Biggs '93 speaks at Kirby Theater

Making Theater in These Times

Actress, playwright and performance scholar Lisa Biggs ’93 returned to campus for the Five College Theater Alumnae of Color Residency. In preparation for her visit, she reflected on her time at Amherst and the importance of making theater, then and now.

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Oresteia for Persians Workshop

Theater & Dance Conference Highlights Universal Nature of Greek Theater

The Department of Theater and Dance hosted an international conference celebrating the intersections of Greek theater across centuries, continents and cultures.

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