Theatre

Endstation Theatre brings Million Dollar Quartet to Randolph

Preview performance Thursday in the Hampson Commons at Randolph College

When Randolph music professor Randy Speer dreams, sometimes the soundtrack to his unconscious state is the music he’s directing for an upcoming show. Since he is spending part of his summer as music director for Endstation Theatre Company’s production of Million Dollar Quartet, his head has been filled lately with the greatest hits of Elvis... READ MORE >>

Randolph honors students with 2017 Academic and Leadership Awards

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Randolph College students were recognized on Wednesday with numerous academic and leadership awards. This annual event honors students who have excelled in their academic performance as well as demonstrated leadership at the College. SEE PHOTOS ON THE RANDOLPH COLLEGE STUDENT LIFE FACEBOOK PAGE Academic Departmental Awards included:   Art and Art History Rachel Trexler Ellis... READ MORE >>

Randolph to present action-packed spring theatre production

Poster for Big Love

This weekend, students will be flying across zip lines, engaging in intense hand-to-hand combat, and getting thrown across a room—all in the name of good showmanship for Randolph’s spring theatre production of Big Love. This thrilling, dark, romantic comedy opens Friday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Thoresen Theatre. SEE PHOTOS ON FACEBOOK Big Love,... READ MORE >>

Randolph to present Dog Sees God

Poster for Dog Sees God

When the curtains closed following the final scene in the first full rehearsal for Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead, Lucy Kindstrand ’17 was overcome with emotion. It was in that moment Kindstrand realized her dream to direct her favorite play had come true. “This is exactly what I wanted,” she said. “My... READ MORE >>

Randolph theatre department to join national Ghostlight Project

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This Thursday, January 19, Randolph College’s theatre department will join more than 500 professional, high school, and university theatre programs across the nation to create a “light” as a pledge to protect values of inclusion, participation, and compassion for all. Participants in the Ghostlight Project at Randolph will gather in Thoresen Theatre lobby at 5:15... READ MORE >>

Randolph presenting Fall Theatre Production, All My Sons

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Randolph College will bring a thrilling tale of American realism to the Thoresen Theatre stage this fall. All My Sons opens Thursday, November 17, at 7:30 p.m. Written by American playwright Arthur Miller, the plot follows Joe Keller (played by John Ruml ’17), who has the quintessential Midwestern life: a white picket fence, cool drinks... READ MORE >>

Greek Play opens Friday

Director Amy Cohen helps Jordann Pruitt '19 put on his mask for the Greek Play.

UPDATE: Rain location for the Greek Play is inside the Houston Memorial Chapel. This weekend, Randolph students will continue a tradition that began at the College 107 years ago. This year’s production of the Greek Play, Aristophanes’ The Frogs, is part of Randolph’s special 125th anniversary celebration and will include a performance on Saturday during... READ MORE >>

Alumna musician performing on Mississippi River tour

Claudia Troyer '14 and Adam Springob in the Quad Cities region of Illinois and Iowa.

This fall, Claudia Troyer ’14 is combining two of her favorite hobbies: traveling and performing as a member of the musical duo Springob & Troyer. The pair of Americana/rock musicians is currently canoeing the Mississippi River from Minneapolis, Minnesota to New Orleans, Louisiana as part of a three-month tour. As of Tuesday, they had reached... READ MORE >>

Getting animated about Summer Research

Theatre professor Ken Parks and John Ruml '17 hang out with their animated counterparts.

As evidenced by the popularity of children’s movies like Finding Dory and adult TV shows like Family Guy, the animated film industry is thriving. This summer, John Ruml ’17 is getting a behind-the-scenes look at the booming business by creating his own series. Ruml is working on a Summer Research project with theatre professor Ken... READ MORE >>

Randolph student sets the stage for upcoming Endstation shows

Sam Sun '17 paints part of the set for Hank Williams: Lost Highway, which will be performed in Thoresen Theatre later this year.

Sam Sun ’17 is spending the summer working with a professional stage crew and other college students from across the nation—and he didn’t even have to leave Randolph’s campus. Thanks to Randolph’s new partnership with Endstation Theatre Company, Sun was able to take advantage of special apprenticeship opportunities offered to Randolph students. As one of... READ MORE >>