Community members’ voices sound out through students’ advanced projects: research, theatre, and dance.
Theatre and Dance
Explore madness, treachery, murder, and revenge in Shakespeare’s Hamlet.
Grinnellians traveled to Taiwan to work with renowned poet Hsia Yu and Taiwanese actors in an international theatre production.
Students bring Margaret Edson’s Pultizer-wining play Wit to Flanagan Oct. 10-13.
Seminar on Shakespeare's heroic revenge tragedy Hamlet places it in its Renaissance, Reformation, and Elizabethan contexts.
Benjamin Doehr ’15 spent his summer lighting up Frank N. Furter, Magenta, Brad, and Janet.
You can embrace all aspects of the dramatic arts here. Majors and nonmajors dance; act; direct; design; write; choreograph; stage-manage; and design and build sets, props, and costumes. You collaborate with experienced faculty, renowned choreographers, and multitalented fellow students in facilities that include Roberts Theatre, a recording studio, performance lab, dance studio, and costume studio.
The Wall Performance Lab black box theatre was revamped as part of the Bucksbaum renovation and has since been used more for experimental and student work. Performances can usually seat up to 72 people.
The Roberts Theatre semi-thrust stage, seating 450, was renovated and restored under the design of Cesar Pelli and Associates (New Haven, CT). The project was completed in 2000.
For more information about the Roberts Theatre please call the Technical Director at 641-269-3130.