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Sasha Kaye ’05 Creator of, Stars In “Precious Cargo”

Sasha Kaye ’05 is co-creator, executive producer and one of the stars in the new web series “Precious Cargo.”   The series follows the lives of two sisters, Lisa and Sandy, and their adventures as tutors of wealthy children in New York City. Seven episodes of the series are set to start airing weekly on June 13.  More ...

Eliza Burwell, production stage manager, gathers the cast in the hall before rehearsal of musical <em>Spring Awakening </em> on Feb. 12.
Making a Musical

A lot happened before the Theatre Department’s musical Spring Awakening opened on April 14 in the Eugene Romano Theatre.  Starting with auditions in February the production took shape as  sets were  designed, music was learned, costumes were made and many hours of rehearsals were held. College photographer Nancy Ford spent the last two months capturing what went on behind the scenes before actors took the stage.  Take a look at what goes in to the making of a musical.  More ...

Theatre Department Presents Musical Spring Awakening

The Hamilton College Theatre Department presents the spring production of the musical Spring Awakening, book and lyrics by Steven Sater, and music by Duncan Sheik. Based on Frank Wedekind’s provocative play, the Tony Award-winning Spring Awakening explores the conflict between repressive adult society and adolescent sexual awakenings in 19th century Germany. It's directed by Professor of Theatre Craig Latrell, with music direction by Karen Corigliano and choreography by Professor of Dance Elaine Heekin.  More ...

A scene from <em>Beauty and the Beast  </em> with Collin Purcell '17 as the Beast and Catherine Daigle '17 as Beauty.
Photo Preview: Theatre Department's Beauty and the Beast

The Hamilton College Theatre Department announces the Fall Theater production, Beauty and the Beast. Performances will continue Friday, Nov. 6 – Saturday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m., and Wednesday, Nov. 11 – Saturday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. There is a matinee performance on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 2 p.m. All performances will take place in the new state-of-the-art Romano Theatre within the Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts.  More ...

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Latrell Presents at EuroSEAS Conference

Professor of Theatre Craig Latrell presented “Weddings, Yoga, Hookups: Performed Identities and Technology in Bali” on Aug. 13 at the eighth conference of the European Association for Southeast Asian Studies (EuroSEAS), held at the University of Vienna, Austria.  More ...

Kelsey Crane '17 in Hamilton's Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts.
Kelsey Crane ’17 Explores the Power of the Monologue

When you think of Shakespeare’s play Hamlet, Hamlet’s soliloquy “to be, or not to be” is probably the first thing that comes to mind. This scene is just one well-known example of the power of monologues. Monologues, whether in a 17th-century play or a recent movie, have a special power to delve into the mind of characters and connect with audiences. This summer, Kelsey Crane ’17 is exploring the particular power of monologues, working with Professor of Theatre Craig Latrell under an Emerson Summer Research grant.  More ...

Kiana Sosa ’15 and Associate Professor of Theatre Mark Cryer will reprise their roles in <em>The Mountainop</em> at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Mark Cryer, Kiana Sosa ’15 to Perform The Mountaintop at Edinburgh Festival

Associate Professor of Theatre Mark Cryer and Kiana Sosa ’15 are off to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to perform The Mountaintop, that debuted at Hamilton on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in January. Sosa and Cryer will be performing the show Aug. 8  through 22nd.  More ...

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