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Holy Cross Theatre Department to Perform ‘Picnic’ by William Inge

04/15/15 by

The department of theatre at the College of the Holy Cross will present an American classic “Picnic,” written by William Inge and directed by Steve Vineberg, professor of theatre at the College. The performances will be held in Fenwick Theatre, …

‘Holy Cross Professors and Students Shape Innovative Classroom Experiment’

Connections

In the February issue of Connections, an online publications of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, Leah Hager Cohen, distinguished writer-in-residence in the English department at the College of the Holy Cross, and Lynn Kremer, professor of theatre at …

Alternate College Theatre Presents Musical Comedy ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’

The Alternate College Theatre (ACT) at the College of the Holy Cross will present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” directed by Julia McCarthy ’15, in Fenwick Theatre, located on the second floor of O’Kane Hall. The performances will …

Diller Scofidio + Renfro Selected to Design New Performing Arts Center at Holy Cross

01/15/15 by

The College of the Holy Cross announced today that its new performing arts center, funded in part by a record-setting gift from alumnus Cornelius B. Prior, will be designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, an internationally acclaimed design firm known …

Holy Cross Theatre Department to Perform Postmodern Comedy ‘Cloud 9’

The department of theatre at the College of the Holy Cross will present their fall production “Cloud 9,” written by Charyl Churchill and directed by Scott Malia, assistant professor of theatre. The performances will be held in Fenwick Theatre, located …

Innovative Classroom Experiment ‘CreateLab’ Takes Shape at Holy Cross

Team-taught by faculty across disciplines, students collaborate in creative 'incubator'

08/18/14 by

Take eight faculty members from various disciplines—economics, sociology, psychology, music and theatre. Add 70 students with more than a dozen different majors. Bring in Cristina Pato, the Galician bagpipe “diva.” Set it in a renovated theatre space turned into a …

Video: Galician Bagpiper Cristina Pato Kicks Off Arts Initiative With Rousing Performance

Students, faculty, staff and members of the general public who showed up to the Hogan Campus Center Ballroom recently for the launch of a new arts initiative at Holy Cross weren’t sure what to expect. Attendees knew the event was …

Holy Cross Senior Theatre Majors Plan to Take on New Stages Post-Graduation

05/08/14 by

Two College of the Holy Cross’ senior theatre majors, Shannon LoCascio ’14 and Patrick Simas ’14, will continue their passion for acting in distinguished acting programs next year. LoCascio has been accepted to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic …

Holy Cross Featured on ‘Chronicle’ TV Newsmagazine

WCVB

The College of the Holy Cross was included in a recent “Chronicle” segment highlighting the city of Worcester. The segment, which aired on April 29, highlighted a number of locations in the city, including restaurants, local businesses, and the Worcester …

Holy Cross launches ‘Arts Transcending Borders’

Telegram & Gazette

Lynn Kremer, professor of theatre at the College of the Holy Cross, spoke recently with Nancy Sheehan from the Worcester Telegram & Gazette about a new collaborative arts initiative at the College, “Arts Transcending Borders” (ATB@HC). Kremer, who is the …

Galician Bagpiper Cristina Pato Named Visiting Artist-in-Residence at Holy Cross

College launches 'Arts Transcending Borders' initiative with performance on April 23

04/16/14 by

Galician bagpiper, pianist, and composer Cristina Pato has been named visiting artist-in residence at the College of the Holy Cross. A member of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road, Pato’s residency is part of the launch of “Arts Transcending Borders” (ATB@HC), a …

Recent Holy Cross Alumnus Matthew Helfer ’12 to Appear on Criminal Minds April 9

Theatre major says Mount. St. James Prepared him for career in Hollywood

04/07/14 by

Recent College of the Holy Cross graduate and theatre major, Matthew Helfer ’12, will make his first television role appearance on the hit CBS show “Criminal Minds” on Wednesday, April 9 at 9 p.m. “Criminal Minds” follows a team of …

Theatre Department to Perform Sophocles’ Towering Tragedy ‘Antigone’

03/31/14 by

The department of theatre at the College of the Holy Cross will present the classic Greek tragedy “Antigone,” written by Sophocles and directed by Shana Gonzansky, visiting lecturer of theatre.  The performances will be held in Fenwick Theatre, located on …

Holy Cross Announces Faculty Promotions

The following members of the College of the Holy Cross faculty have been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure. Renee Lynn Beard, of the sociology and anthropology department, received her B.A. in sociology from Boston College and …

Holy Cross’ Alternate College Theatre (ACT) Performs “Merrily We Roll Along”

02/03/14 by

The College of the Holy Cross’ Alternate College Theatre (ACT) is proud to present their spring show “Merrily We Roll Along,” directed by Conor Sullivan ’14, in Fenwick Theatre, located on the second floor of O’Kane Hall. The musical is …

Holy Cross Balinese Gamelan Orchestra to Present Concert Directed by Distinguished Visiting Artist

The Holy Cross departments of theatre and music present their famed Balinese gamelan orchestra, Gamelan Gita Sari, under the directorship of visiting fellow in Balinese performing arts Suasthi Bandem, in concert on December 6 at 8 p.m. in the Brooks …

Holy Cross’ Alternate College Theatre Performs “How I Learned to Drive”

11/14/13 by

The College of the Holy Cross’ Alternate College Theatre (ACT) will present “How I Learned to Drive,” written by Paula Vogel and directed by Elizabeth Mason ’14, in Fenwick Theatre, located on the second floor of O’Kane Hall. The performances …

Holy Cross Students Take Advantage of Fall Break

11/06/13 by

Whether the opportunity is sponsored through the chaplains’ office, the pre-business program, or the theatre department, many students across class years and academic interests spent their fall breaks taking part in more than the usual rest and relaxation. L’Arche Community …

Video: How Liberal Arts Education Enhances Careers in the Arts

As part of the ongoing series, “Holy Cross On the Road” traveled this fall to New York City to showcase the best of the College’s arts programs. Local high school students interested in applying to Holy Cross, along with parents, …

Lynn Kremer Profiled in Holy Cross Magazine’s Fall Issue

Playwright and director Lynn Kremer has not only been invited to present her work in a highly acclaimed international arts festival, but also to bring along a troupe of Holy Cross collaborators on her Indonesian adventure. Kremer’s multimedia dance drama, …