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December 5th, 2016

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    Join us for the Electronic Music Concert on Monday, December 7, 2016 at 7:30pm in Evans Auditorium featuring all-original student compositions in a wide variety of styles, along with accompanying videos and live performances. This event is FREE and open to the public.

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    October 30
    Written 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

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    December 2

    Student-Choreographed/Performed
    Performances: December 2 & 3 at 7:30pm & 10pm
    Auditions: September 3

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    October 7

    The Department of Theatre is proud to announce that we will be hosting theatre artists Kristina Wong and Emily Mendelsohn as Guest Artists for our 2016-17 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. The Residency is composed of two phases: a workshop phase where 10-15 students will work closely with an artist to develop new work, and a presentation phase which will include a workshop showing of the new work, panel discussions, and a Master Class offered to the wider Lewis & Clark Community.

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    March 3

    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

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    September 1
    Performances: September 29, 30 & October 1 at 7:30pm
                             

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    February 1
    Capstone Projects created/directed/presented by graduating Theatre Majors
    Productions, Presentations and Play Readings: April 19-22
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    January 19
    When 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.
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    The Department of Theatre in partnership with The Center for Entrepreneurship is proud to announce that we are hosting theatre artist Aaron Landsman in our inaugural Guest Artist Residency Program. 


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    January 1

    Fresh new short plays written, directed and acted by students on a theme TBA.
    Performed ONE NIGHT ONLY: Saturday, February 11 at 10pm

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    October 1
    Fresh new short plays written, directed and acted by students on the theme TBA.
    Performed ONE NIGHT ONLY: Saturday, October 17 at 10pm
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    May 20
    The 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.
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    April 16
    2015 Teacher of the Year
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    November 22
    Portland Center Stage just concluded its run of an original production, The Oregon Trail, a comedic mashup of pop culture and American history. The staging shone a spotlight not just on the popular 80s computer game and the historic route west, but also on one of Lewis & Clark’s own, Alex Leigh Ramirez BA ’10.
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    February 4

    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. 








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    November 10
    Large Reckonings in Big and Little Theatres in New York City
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    September 22
    Summer residency for young artists and inventors.
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    September 18
    The Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships attempt to increase diversity in college and university-level teaching while maximizing the educational benefits of diversity. Each year, the Ford Foundation offers approximately 60 predoctoral fellowships ($20,000 per year for up to three years), 35 dissertation fellowships ($21,000 for one year), and 20 postdoctoral fellowships ($40,000 for one year).
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    September 18
    The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s German Chancellor Fellowship Programme is for university graduates from the United States, the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China with an interest in international issues and demonstrated leadership potential. The programme is targeted at accomplished young professionals who are likely to become decision-makers, thought leaders, and influential voices in their respective fields. Fellows will be recruited from a broad range of areas such as politics and public policy, law, media, business, the non-governmental sector, and the arts. The programme provides fellows the opportunity to spend one year in Germany, where they will network with other prospective leaders from abroad and explore new solutions to the global issues of our times. This prestigious programme builds on Germany’s established and growing reputation as a favored destination for problem-focused international dialogue and a meeting place for tomorrow’s international leaders.
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    September 18
    The Luce Scholars Program is a nationally competitive fellowship program. It was launched by the Henry Luce Foundation in 1974 to enhance the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in American society.
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    April 22
    Capstone Projects created/directed/presented by graduating Theatre Majors
    Productions, Presentations and Play Readings: April 22-25
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    March 6

    By Eugene Ionesco
    Performances: March 6, 7, 12, 13, & 14 at 7:30pm


    Auditions: January 21, 22, & 23

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    February 14
    Fresh new short plays written, directed and acted by students on a theme TO BE ANNOUNCED
    Performed ONE NIGHT ONLY: Saturday, February 14 at 10pm
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    December 5
    Student-Choreographed/Performed
    Performances: December 5 & 6 at 7:30pm & 10pm


    Auditions: September 13
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    November 7

    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

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    October 18
    Fresh new short plays written, directed and acted by students on the theme TBA.
    Performed ONE NIGHT ONLY: Saturday, October 18 at 10pm
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    October 2
    Performances: October 2 & 4 @  7pm, October 3 @ 7pm & 10pm

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    September 12
    Events at Lewis & Clark examine contemporary and historical issues.
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    July 29
    With help from a handful of Lewis & Clark students and alumni, as well as resources from Fir Acres Theatre, Professor of Theatre Štěpán Šimek and Assistant Professor of Theatre Rebecca Lingafelter will stage a production of Anton Chekhov’s The Three Sistersreturning to the “fierce sparseness” of the original Russian in a new English translation.
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    May 28
    Erica Terpening-Romeo B.A. ’14 is a distinguished scholar, seasoned thespian, skilled writer, successful entrepreneur, and recipient of two of Lewis & Clark’s highest annual honors—the Rena J. Ratte Award and the Senior Woman Recognition Award, given by the American Association of University Women. Never before has a graduating student received both of these prestigious awards.

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