• 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. At the end of Block 4 of his senior year at Cornell College, Schultz, a theatre major from Dubuque, Iowa, was finishing up a busy year of acting in productions. He decided he […] 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

  • Welcome Reception and Dinner for Aoyama Gakuin Women’s Junior College

    Cornell College will welcome five female students and two faculty members from Aoyama Gakuin Women's Junior College (Tokyo, Japan) with a welcome dinner and reception Feb. 24. Read More

  • “Elephant Man” opens Feb. 21

    Cornell College's Theatre Department is producing the Tony Award-winning play "The Elephant Man." The show runs Feb. 21, 22, 28, and March 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. Read More

  • Staged reading of “Virtue” Nov. 14

    The Cornell College Department of Theatre is hosting a staged reading of Tim Slover’s "Virtue" on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. on the Cornell College campus in the Plumb-Fleming Studio Theatre. Admission is free and open to the public. The audience is invited to remain in the theatre for a talk with the cast, playwright and director following the reading. This event is intended for mature audiences. Read More

  • “Birth Witches” connects students with professionals

    During Block 2, a dozen visiting artists joined Cornell students and faculty to produce the world premier of Jennifer Fawcett’s play “Birth Witches.” Read More

  • HAIG Lecture: the absolute queen

    Kirilka Stavreva, department of English, will discuss the use of queenship in Julie Taymor's 2010 film, The Tempest, which cast Dame Helen Mirren as Prospera in Thomas Commons Nov. 7, 11:10 a.m. Read More

  • Cornell professor appearing in Coe College production

    As part of an ongoing collaboration between the Cornell College and Coe College theatre departments, Cornell theatre professor Jim Van Valen is performing in Coe's production of "Proof" in late September. Read More

  • 2013-14 Fine Arts Calendar

    Cornell’s fine arts events for 2013-2014 include a performance by The Brazilian Guitar Quartet, a co-production with Riverside Theatres of “Birth Witches” with Guest Director Artist Leda Hoffman, a variety of Luce Gallery shows including sabbatical work from art professor Tony Plaut opening Sept. 1, and the annual holiday choral concert. Read More