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18th-Century Comedy, 21st-Century Relevance

18th-Century Comedy, 21st-Century Relevance

A nearly 300-year-old comedy, newly translated and directed by Knox College theatre professor Neil Blackadder, explores topics that are still current in today's society. "The Island of Slaves" focuses on relationships between economic and social classes...
October 22, 2015
Role Reversal

Role Reversal

A faculty director is taking cues from his student actors -- in both text and character development during rehearsal. At the same time, in the play itself, masters are taking orders from their servants. These "role reversals" are taking...
October 22, 2015
Knox Alumna Wins Chicago Award for Costume Design

Knox Alumna Wins Chicago Award for Costume Design

Of the four nominations for the Non-Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for Costume Design this year, two of them went to Rachel Sypniewski '01 for her work on Trap Door Theatre's La Bête and Griffin Theatre Company's Titanic. This month...
June 16, 2015
No Limits - Niki Acton

No Limits - Niki Acton

No Limits: It's what we promise students. It's also the subject of a short film we made to highlight a few of the amazing experiences made possible by support from our donors. At 57 seconds, you may notice a young woman smiling and looking away from the camera...
Knox Alumni Actress' Film Screens In Hollywood Festival
(Vir Das '02 } '31st October' receives standing ovation at the London Indian Film Festival

(Vir Das '02 } '31st October' receives standing ovation at the London Indian Film Festival

Writer-producer Harry Sachdeva’s '31st October' starring Soha Ali Khan and Vir Das, screened at the prestigious Picture House Central received standing ovation at the London Indian Film Festival.
July 20, 2015
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