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Playwright champions common ground in controversial topics

E.M. (Ellen) Lewis ’94 sparks conversation surrounding topics such as climate change and the divide on American gun ownership through theatre.

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Creativity flourishes with new arts fellowship

Students gain more access to faculty mentorship, funding and peer learning communities.

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Willamette University Theatre finds a new twist on old classics

The 2018-19 season presents theatre, dancing and music.

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‘Wings of Fire’ makes world premiere at Willamette

Director Susan Coromel and composer Austin Green discuss the evolution and staging of the musical based on a tragic fire that shaped workers’ rights in the U.S.

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Nine faculty receive tenure, promotion

President Steve Thorsett and the Board of Trustees recognize faculty members’ teaching excellence, scholarly or creative accomplishment, and university and community service.

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Tools of my trade — stage combat

Enter Associate Professor Jonathan Cole’s stage combat classroom.

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Happy families

Student-run Family Weekend earns kudos for its organization and events.

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Willamette honors outstanding employees

Six staff members recognized for innovation, sprit and service.

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In “Lear’s Daughters,” female voices take stage.

Feminist prequel to famous Shakespeare play imagines sisters before “King Lear.”

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Season of Shakespeare

Willamette University Theatre’s new season features contemporary plays, music, dance and “Macbeth.”

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All ears on her

Madison Hall ’16 explores music and a new-found love of opera.

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Two plays open at Willamette April 14

"The Feathered Mantle" and "The Weaver and the Dress" celebrate Japanese Noh-style theatre.

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A Love of Creativity and History

Each season, Bobby Brewer-Wallin designs the costumes for three mainstage plays and one dance concert.

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“The Hotel Casablanca” opens March 10

Secrets and misunderstandings ignite in comedic opera.

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“Vincent in Brixton” opens Feb. 18

Romance, destruction characterizes new Willamette production.

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“bobrauschenbergamerica” opens Sept. 24

The comedy is based loosely on the works of American painter Bob Rauschenberg.

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Theatre touted as nation's best by OnStage

The OnStage blog calls Willamette's Theatre program "absolutely incredible."

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Alumnus, visiting English professor nominated for Oregon Book Awards

An alumnus and visiting English professor were both nominated for their plays.

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