• Creating wonder on stage

    In April 2016, the Cornell theatre department will invite an audience to turn back the clock to 1903 and join them in pursuit of a legendary Iowa monster. Read More

  • Irish musical combines campus, community

    The Cornell College Theatre Department will present the award-winning musical comedy “A Man of No Importance” Feb. 19-27 in Kimmel Theatre. Directed by Jim Van Valen with musical direction by Julia Andrews West, the production celebrates the power of theatre and the love of community by highlighting community members and Cornell alumni. Joe Jennison, marketing […] Read More

  • Theatre Department hosting 5 guest artists

    Cornell College’s Theatre Department is hosting three guest artists who are teaching courses during Blocks 5 and 6, as well as two members of a New York acting troupe in residence for a week during Block 7. With the One Course At A Time curriculum, the department regularly brings in visiting faculty experts to teach […] Read More

  • TCR play festival features numerous Cornellians

    Cornell College alumni, faculty, staff, and a student will be represented during Theatre Cedar Rapids’ sixth annual Underground New Play Festival, which runs Jan. 22 through Feb. 7. Read More

  • “The Glass Menagerie” opens Oct. 29

    The Cornell College theatre department is opening its season Oct. 29 with a production of the Tennessee Williams classic "The Glass Menagerie." Read More

  • West directing show at Old Creamery

    Cornell College Theatre professor Janeve West is directing "Waiting for the Parade" at the Old Creamery Theatre in Middle Amana, Iowa. The show runs Aug. 20 through Sept. 6. Read More

  • 2015-16 Fine Arts Calendar

    Cornell College's 2015-16 fine arts schedule includes art exhibitions by alumni and students, musical performances by world-renowned ensembles, and three theatre productions, including the Tennessee Williams classic "The Glass Menagarie." Read More

  • Arts courses helped Schultz find passion and career

    For Logan Schultz, the combination of theatre and arts experience meant a job before he’d even crossed the stage to accept his diploma. Read More

  • “Pictures at an Exhibition” premieres April 24

    "Pictures at an Exhibition," a world-premiere devised theatre production will open April 24 at 7:30 p.m. Read More

  • 4 students involved with professional theatre production

    Four Cornell College students—three seniors and one junior—are taking part in the Old Creamery Theatre's production of "The Matchmaker," which runs April 30-May 21. Read More

  • Alumnus wins award for emerging theatre professionals

    Tyler Jacobson ’09 won the United States Institute for Theatre Technology's Stage Management award. Read More

  • Machinal opens Feb. 20

    The Cornell College theatre department's production of "Machinal," considered on of the greatest examples of Expressionist theatre, runs Feb. 20, 21, 27, and 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. in Kimmel Theatre. Read More

  • Expert puppeteers coming to campus

    Three nationally recognized puppeteers from the Puppet Kitchen in New York City will be in residency at Cornell College this spring. They will teach courses, work with students, and direct a play based on Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky’s 1874 “Pictures at an Exhibition.” Read More

  • Almost, Maine starting Nov. 7

    The Theatre Department at Cornell College is presenting "Almost, Maine," a romantic comedy written by John Cariani starting Nov. 7 in Kimmel Theatre. Read More

  • Underground Play festival features Cornell connections

    Theatre Cedar Rapids' fifth annual Underground New Play Festival, which starts Thursday, features a number of Cornell College connections, including a writer, director, and actors. Read More

  • High school students welcome to Audition 101

    High school students who plan to audition for college music or theatre scholarships will learn valuable tips at Audition 101: A Crash Course in Preparing for Your College Performing Arts Scholarship Audition on Sunday, Oct. 12, at Cornell College. Read More

  • 2014-15 Fine Arts Calendar

    Cornell’s fine arts events for 2014-2015 include a performance by Quink, a collaboration between the Cornell Theatre Department and NYC's Puppet Kitchen , a Cornell Studio & Emeriti Art Faculty Exhibition, and the annual holiday choral concert. Read More

  • Fulbright sending Wenger to Turkey

    Emily Wenger ’14 is capping four years of involvement in English and theatre with a Fulbright in Turkey, where she hopes to continue studying and teaching both. Read More

  • Cornell College Theatre Department presenting “Here and Now”

    The Department of Theatre at Cornell College will put on the devised theatre piece "Here and Now" April 25 and 26 and May 2–4. Read More

  • Sacred Heart Archive in weeklong residency

    Members of the Sacred Heart Archive are on campus for a week-long residency to support the ensemble cast of "Here and Now." The residency will conclude with two workshops and a showing of the company’s devised production, "The Key Said Run and the Door Said Fly." This free performance will be held on Saturday April 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimmel and will be followed by a post-show discussion open to the public. Read More