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Review: Late, a Cowboy Song

Last Friday, April 21, faculty, students, and admitted students crowded into Runnals Theater to watch the opening night of Late, A Cowboy Song. The performance traces the lives of Crick and Mary, a couple in Pittsburgh who have supposedly been in love since age eight, but have struggled with their relationship recently. Crick appears alarmingly possessive over Mary, and Mary […]

Kathryn Butler ’17 discusses original Senior Dance Honors Thesis

Colby’s Spring Dance Concert this weekend will feature an inventive performance of new choreography and dazzling multimedia. Billed as The Opulence of Integrity, it showcases work by guest artist Christal Brown and student Kathryn Butler ’17. Brown’s piece, a work inspired by boxer Muhammad Ali, uses varied media to “explore the struggle for identity for men of color in the […]

Alexis Atkinson ’15 Provides Audience With Telescopic Look at “Constellations” of Her Life

Alexis Atkinson ’15 Provides Audience With Telescopic Look at “Constellations” of Her Life

Last weekend, Colby’s Strider Theater hosted the original play “Constellations” as a part of Homecoming festivities. Written, directed, and performed by Alexis Atkinson ’15 as part of a Theater and Dance Department program during her senior year, “Constellations” tells the story of her life through the sequences in a dream garden. After taking it to a residency in a New […]

Original Play “Constellations” Returns

Original Play “Constellations” Returns

This weekend, the original play Constellations will return to Colby as one of the Parent’s Weekend activities.  Written and performed by Alexis Atkinson ’15, this one-woman show uses multimedia and varied storytelling methods to give the audience a look into the mind of a young black female as she develops as a person and experiences marginalization. Constellations was first developed […]

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