CA Liaison: Janie Chester Young
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2012 promotional brochure about the Potomac Theater Project and its educational and professional benefits.
An audio slideshow brings to life the nontraditional production of Moliere's Imaginary Invalid, directed by alum Jay Dunn.
A great behind-the-scenes video about how a collaborative company of actors, musicians, choreographers came together to produce Hairspray. This video shows the strength of the arts at Middlebury and also our success at building a diverse community. For a story and to view video in chapters, visit Middlebury Magazine.
Three alumni and nine students collaborated during J-Term to produce a short animated film. This is a wonderful example of student creativity and alumni mentoring. (Plus it's fun!)
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More videos on Middlebury Arts:
"Dance at Middlebury" - A long documentary (20 minutes) about the department which features some stunning performance footage and interviews with faculty and students. Share with those interested in Middlebury dance in particular.
Glen Andres discusses the positive impact of Middlebury arts on alumni, whether personal or career-related, in a brief Middcommunications video on Youtube.
View student film projects, from short dramas to documentaries, at the Middlebury department of Film and Media Culture.
"Middlebury Students Bring Home Honors at American College Theatre Festival"—Middlebury students received awards in dramaturgy, design, and acting at the festival's regional competition in January 2012.
Middlebury in the News
"Vermont's 'Inverted Skyscrapers'—and Their Architects" - Salon.com
Salon.com spent some time with history of art and architecture professor Pieter Broucke getting the low-down on a new photography exhibit. Broucke and Juliette Bianco, curator of Dartmouth’s Hood Museum, are sequentially hosting “Nature Transformed: Edward Burtynsky’s Vermont Quarry Photographs in Context.” The stunning images show the negative space left in nature by building with stone—“inverted skyscrapers.” The exhibit doesn’t reach Middlebury until February 2013, so whet your artistic appetite with Salon’s cool slide show.
"Sophomoric Humor? Bring It On!" - New York Times
This February 3 2012 Times article tells the National College Comedy Festival, which showcases improv and sketch groups from colleges across the country. It features quotes from Otter Nonsense alumni Jason Mantzoukas ’95, who will be seen in Sacha Baron Cohen’s movie “The Dictator," and Rodney Rothman ’95 (“Forgetting Sarah Marshall”).
Additional News and Events Information
Performing Arts Calendar
This link will take you to the 2012-13 online calendar for the performing arts series at Middlebury.