First HWS Dramaturg, Theatre Major

New York City-native Clare McCormick '17 has always been interested in theatre. McCormick, the Colleges' first dramaturg and first theatre major in the recently created interdisciplinary track of study, recalls attending Broadway shows as a child and being "heavily involved in my high school's productions, playing piano in the band pit." "However, my interest in theatre really developed last fall...  More >>

Irish Immersion in Galway

This fall, eight HWS students are taking part in the semester abroad program in Galway, a joint initiative of HWS and Union College. The Galway semester offers the opportunity to study with Irish students at the National University of Ireland, Galway, and to live alongside Irish families and international students. HWS and Union students also have joined clubs and organizations to better experien...  More >>

Neveldine ’95 Returns to Class

Hollywood director and writer Mark Neveldine '95 has returned to his alma mater a number of times to share his knowledge and passion with students. Most recently, he and personal assistant Daniel Webb '13 spent a Tuesday evening with students in Professor of English Grant Holly's course, "The Art of the Screenplay." Neveldine has directed and filmed commercials and produced, acted in, written and...  More >>

"Tartuffe" Opened in Bartlett Theatre

The 2014-2015 HWS Theatre season opened with "Tartuffe" by Jean Baptiste Poquelin Molière in an exhilarating new translation by Ranjit Bolt in Bartlett Theatre. Director of the show, Associate Professor of Theatre Heather May set the stage against an inventive backdrop to give the classical comedy a contemporary bite. The show opened on Thursday and also ran on Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct...  More >>

Woodworth to Talk at Syracuse Stage

Assistant Professor of Theatre Chris Woodworth has been invited to present a talk as part of the "Wednesdays @ 1 Lectures" program at Syracuse Stage. Her presentation, "Chekhov in Pennsylvania: Durang's Riff on Nostalgia, Longing, and the Importance of Place," will be held on Oct. 1, at 1 p.m., in conjunction with the season opener, "Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike," by Christopher Dur...  More >>