Miller's Residency to Explore Identity Through Theatre

Internationally recognized performance artist Tim Miller will join the HWS community for a weeklong residency that explores issues of identity, body and society through theatre. On campus from Nov. 1 through Nov. 7, Miller will perform his powerful autobiographical piece, "Sex/Body/Self," and lead a weeklong workshop for students culminating in a public performance based on the students' personal...  More >>

Gearan Center for the Performing Arts

The new performing arts building at the heart of the Hobart and William Smith campus - which will unite academic and performance spaces for theatre, music, dance, and media and society - has been officially named the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts in honor of President Mark D. Gearan and Mary Herlihy Gearan. The announcement was made on Friday, Oct. 23 during a commemorative cornerstone in...  More >>

Frame/Works Returns for 'Good Kids' Talk

Assistant Professor and Chair of Writing and Rhetoric Hannah Dickinson will be the featured scholar during the first of the HWS Theatre Department's 2015-2016 Frame/Works series events hosted on Friday, Oct. 23. Dickinson will give the talk, "Locating rape culture: In the press, on your phone, behind the bleachers," which will take place beginning at 4:45 p.m. in Coxe 7. The conversation will con...  More >>

‘Good Kids' Opens in Bartlett Theatre

The 2015-2016 HWS Theatre season has kicked off with a production of "Good Kids," a new work by award-winning playwright Naomi Iizuka who was commissioned by the Big Ten to write a play featuring strong roles for women as a way to address gender inequity in theatre. Set at a Midwestern high school, in the age of Facebook and Instagram, smartphones and Snapchat, "Good Kids" examines a sexual encou...  More >>

Pre-Screening of "Suffragette" at The Smith

In conjunction with an advance screening of the film, "Suffragette," Assistant Professor of Theatre Chris Woodworth will moderate a discussion with British playwright and screenwriter Abi Morgan. The film and discussion are free and open to the public and will take place at the Smith Center for the Arts on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m. "The film has already sparked a great deal of buzz at the va...  More >>