Monica White Ndounou joins theater department faculty

A new name has been posted on the office doors of Shakespeare Alley, welcoming Monica White Ndounou, who joined the Dartmouth faculty as an associate professor of theater earlier this year. The theater department now has nine faculty members, not including adjunct faculty.


Review: 'Pragmatists' experiments with digital music and virtual reality

February 20, 2018 12:22am

At the Hopkins Center for the Arts Garage this past Saturday, digital musics graduate student Andrew Maillet and filmmaker Zbigniew Bzymek gave two work-in-progress performances of their multimedia adaptation of Polish artist and philosopher Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz’s play “Pragmatists.” According to Maillet, the self-described “performer-technician” pair chose to work with the text because they were interested in the themes that Witkiewicz, who wrote during the interwar period between World War I and II, brings up.


Glee club to perform mixed-media staging of Carissimi’s ‘Jephte’

February 14, 2018 10:42pm

After performing German composer Felix Mendelssohn’s “Elijah” at its fall concert, the Dartmouth College Glee Club will continue the biblical hero theme in its winter concert Friday with Giacomo Carissimi’s oratorio “Jephte.” “Jephte” tells the story of Jephthah, an Old Testament judge who promises God that he will sacrifice the first person who comes out to greet him after battle in exchange for victory over a rival tribe.


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SELF/PORTRAIT photo exhibition showcases student portraits

February 15, 2018 10:59am

Wander into the high-ceilinged quiet of Black Family Visual Arts Center this month and one will encounter SELF/PORTRAIT, an exhibition of photographs by students of Studio Art 29, “Photography I,” and other photography classes over the span of the past two years.


Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra, Carlos Aonzo to play Vivaldi

February 7, 2018 11:30pm

To kick off Winter Carnival weekend, the Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra will perform a new interpretation of one of the most popular pieces of baroque music, Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons.” This Friday, guest artist Carlos Aonzo will play the traditional violin solo on the mandolin, giving “The Four Seasons” a new and exciting sound.


“Jabber” will explore converging cultures and adolescence

February 2, 2018 11:37am

Students and local community members are invited to participate in a conversation about culture and adolescence at the Geordie Productions’ presentation of “Jabber” at Spaulding Auditorium in the Hopkins Center for the Arts on Sunday. The play offers the audience an opportunity to explore the perspective of Fatima, an Egyptian Muslim teenager who moves to a new high school.