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Knox Theatre presents: ‘The Drowning Girls’

Knox Theatre presents: ‘The Drowning Girls’

When deciding on the series of theatre productions for each year, Chair in Theatre Arts Liz Carlin Metz considers shows in conversation with political and social issues that are currently in progress. For her, “The Drowning Girls” was the perfect show to illustrate the fragility and vulnerability of women’s status. The actresses each play one of the three women who marry and are then murdered by George Joseph Smith. The actresses frequently change roles throughout the play, switching between their main role, the role of George Joseph Smith and of other minor characters. As Director of the show, Metz feels that having a small cast instead of assigning each role to a new person creates a sense of intimacy that is vital for the show’s intention.....
Nov 2, 2017
Theatre: The Drowning Girls

Theatre: The Drowning Girls

Knox College Theatre presents The Drowning Girls, by Beth Graham, Charlie Tomlinson, and Daniela Vlaskalic at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 1, through Saturday, November 4, in Harbach Theatre, Ford Center for the Fine Arts, on the Knox campus in Galesburg, Illinois....
Oct 31, 2017
Theatre Class: Bread and Puppet

Theatre Class: Bread and Puppet

Photos from a class that just happened in our Dept...
May 28, 2017
New Arts Administration Minor Combines Arts, Business

New Arts Administration Minor Combines Arts, Business

Knox College's new minor in arts administration will give students the skills they need for a more rapid career trajectory as practicing artists or arts managers....
May 25, 2017
‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ provides opportunity for comedy

‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ provides opportunity for comedy

Professor of Theatre and Director of ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ Neil Blackadder wanted to offer the opportunity for students to put on a comedic production as well as one set in a specific time period. As the previous two shows this season have dealt with darker and heavier themes, Blackadder noted that the satirical nature of Oscar Wilde’s, “The Importance of Being Earnest” appealed to students as well as other faculty involved...
May 17, 2017
Knox to stage ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

Knox to stage ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

GALESBURG — Knox College Theatre will present Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, through Saturday, May 13, in Harbach Theatre, Ford Center for the Fine Arts, on the Knox campus...
May 4, 2017
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