Ken Parks

Curtain Call: Theatre professor Ken Parks retires from Randolph after nearly two decades

John Ruml '17 and theatre professor Ken Parks get a sound sample from the fountain in Michels Plaza.

“I’ve gained a lot in my time here, from relationships built with fellow faculty, staff, students, and community members. I hope that I’ve managed to give as much as I’ve received.”... 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 >>

Summer Research brings magic to the Thoresen stage

Theatre professor Ken Parks reviews photos of the stage illusion tests with students Morgan Wardlaw ’17 (left) and Daisy Howard ’17.

Being in a theatre production is hard work. It’s even more difficult when just two people are doing the acting, creating the props and outfits, and writing the script. But with a little magic, Daisy Howard ’17 and Morgan Wardlaw ’17 are bringing all of those elements together for a special show. For their Summer... READ MORE >>

WildCat Theatre presents the comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Packed with satirical humor, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is a theatrical salad full of comedic flavors.

Randolph College’s WildCat Theatre will present Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (VSMS), written by master of comedy Christopher Durang, Thursday through Sunday at 7:30 p.m. The production, directed by Melora Kordos, a local professional actor and director, will be held in Thoresen Theatre. Admission is $10 general, $8 senior/faculty and staff, and $5... READ MORE >>