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September 8th, 2017
Two Yosemites: An Environmental Opera
An Environmental Opera, Music and Libretto by Justin Ralls. Setting to music “the most famous camping trip in history,” Two Yosemites recreates the remarkable 1903 meeting between President Theodore Roosevelt and famous conservationist John Muir. Click here for more information.
August 25The Department of Theatre is proud to announce that we will be hosting theatre artists Okwui Okpokwasili as guest artists for our 2017-18 Residency Program. This two-week program invites a Guest Artist with significant standing in our field to come to campus to work with students on a new work of theatre.
April 19Theatre Senior Thesis Festival is the creative culmination of our Majors’ work in the Theatre Department. Audiences can expect a thrilling mix of performance, readings, presentations and more…
Written By Anne Carson
Directed by Rebecca Lingafelter
Performances: March 3, 4, and 9, 10, & 11 at 7:30pm
March 5, 2pm matinee
Auditions: January 18 & 19
Performances: December 2 & 3 at 7:30pm & 10pm
Auditions: September 3
September 1Performances: September 29, 30 & October 1 at 7:30pm
January 19When Sam Reiter B.A. ’15 appears on stage later this month in her original one-woman show, Baba Yaga, it’ll be the culmination of years of hard work, research, and growth. It will also be the start of a new artistic sojourn.
October 30Written By William Shakespeare
Directed by Associate Professor Stephen Weeks
Performances: Oct. 28, 29 & Nov. 3,4, & 5 at 7:30pm and Oct 30, 2:00pm Matinee
Auditions: August 30, 31
October 1Fresh new short plays written, directed and acted by students on the theme TBA.
Performed ONE NIGHT ONLY: Saturday, October 17 at 10pm
May 20The Theatre Department is proud to announce that Usman Ally (LC ’04) won an Obie Award on Monday night for his performance in The Invisible Hand by Ayad Akhtar.
Fresh new short plays written, directed and acted by students on a theme TBA.
Performed ONE NIGHT ONLY: Saturday, February 11 at 10pm
November 18Comedian W. Kamau Bell believes we all need to be better at having “awkward conversations.” He sees it as a superpower, of sorts, and his powers are charged by the power of comedy. On the eve of the tectonic 2016 presidential elections, Bell “kept it 100” at the Agnes Flanagan Chapel.
November 10Large Reckonings in Big and Little Theatres in New York City
Assistant Professor of Music Lance Inouye has been named a winner of the thirteenth annual International Conductors Workshop and Competition, held January 15-18, 2016, in Spring Hill, Georgia.
Sixteen participants representing Hong Kong, China, Xalapa, Mexico, Pihtipudas, Finland, Chinandega, Nicaragua, Yilon, Taiwan, Mexico City, Mexico, and Indiana, California, Arizona, New York, Ohio, Florida, North Carolina, Alabama and Georgia, conducted the professional ICWC orchestra on a culminating free concert on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in works by Beethoven, Brahms, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky, Barber, Mendelssohn, Verdi, and Johann Strauss, Jr.
The conductors participated in seven rehearsals during the four day workshop which has become one of the most well-known and highly regarded conductor training programs in the nation. Maestro Adrian Gnam, director of the ICWC, said, “I was really excited about this group of conductors. They have already shown great potential as conductors from the orchestras which they have conducted. This concert was absolutely wonderful, and it showed the progress the conductors made in such a short time.”
The other two winners, in addition to Dr. Inouye, were Sergey Bogza, originally from Taganrog, Russia now conducting in St. Cloud, Minnesota; and H. Lok Kim, originally from Seoul, South Korea who now conducts the Covenant Academy Orchestra in Ringgold, Georgia.
The conductors were led through intense instruction on orchestral conducting technique, rehearsal procedure and musical preparation of standard repertoire for full symphony orchestra. As part of his award, Dr. Inouye will be invited to guest conduct in Georgia next year.
January 15Lewis & Clark has 3 phenomenal choirs, and they will be having auditions during Add-Drop period. The auditions are painless, with nothing to prepare. Email Professor Kathy FitzGibbon at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up your audition. Choirs are 1-credit classes, and regardless of whether you have tons of experience or are brand-new to singing, we have a place for you!
April 22Capstone Projects created/directed/presented by graduating Theatre Majors
Productions, Presentations and Play Readings: April 22-25
By Eugene Ionesco
Performances: March 6, 7, 12, 13, & 14 at 7:30pm
Auditions: January 21, 22, & 23
February 14Fresh new short plays written, directed and acted by students on a theme TO BE ANNOUNCED
Performed ONE NIGHT ONLY: Saturday, February 14 at 10pm
Performances: December 5 & 6 at 7:30pm & 10pm
Auditions: September 13
By Stephen Sater & Duncan Sheik
Based on the play by Frank Wedekind
Performances: November 7, 8, 13, 14, & 15 at 7:30pm
November 9 & 16 at 2pm
Auditions: September 2, 3, & 4
October 18Fresh new short plays written, directed and acted by students on the theme TBA.
Performed ONE NIGHT ONLY: Saturday, October 18 at 10pm
October 2Performances: October 2 & 4 @ 7pm, October 3 @ 7pm & 10pm
June 25After a man catcalled her on the street, Samantha Peterson B.A. ’14 took to the stage of the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI) to deliver a poem that might change the way Americans talk about fat bodies. The piece, “Dead Men Can’t Catcall,” earned her a Best of the Rest individual award and a story in the Huffington Post.
June 12Lewis & Clark Cappella Nova and Community Chorale choirs will be featured on All Classical Portland (89.9 FM) on Sunday, June 15, at 1 p.m. The episode of Played in Oregon can be heard online at allclassical.org.
April 25In a collective effort to distinguish Portland as a center of classical theatre, a current student and a recent Lewis & Clark alumna are helping nearly 20 of the city’s performance companies produce all of Shakespeare’s tragedies, comedies, and histories—and many of his poems—over the course of two years.
April 24Capstone Projects created/directed/presented by graduating Theatre Majors
Productions, Presentations and Play Readings: April 24-26
March 7after William Shakespeare Performances: March 7, 8, 13, 14, & 15 at 7:30pm; Sundays, March 9 & March 16 at 2pm
Kristina Dill ’15 began exploring her passion for science and music at a young age. She picked up her first violin at age three and took her first chemistry class at Lewis & Clark when she was just 15.
February 21Lewis & Clark Department of Theatre and Dance in collaboration with Boom Arts and The World Affairs Council of Oregon present:
The Power of Performance: Theatre in Conflict Zones
An Artist Talk and Workshop by Joanna Sherman, Artistic Director, Bond Street TheatreArtist TalkFriday, February 21st, 2014, 7:00pm
January 29A cast and crew of Lewis & Clark alumni and current students are giving life to a language-based comedic drama at Portland’s Action/Adventure Theatre.
January 15With a series of events, including a talk by renowned journalist and civil rights activist Charlayne Hunter-Gault, we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King and take part in Black History Month.