Theatre news

Northwestern College will host a summer theatre camp for high school students Monday through Thursday, June 26–29.

“Harvey,” the beloved tale of Elwood P. Dowd and his best friend—a 6-foot-tall invisible rabbit—is the next theatre production at Northwestern College. Performances are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 21, and Thursday, April 27, and at 2 and 7:30 p.m. on two consecutive Saturdays, April 22 and 29.

Northwestern College’s theatre department will celebrate its centennial with two days of special events Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29.

Northwestern College students will present their annual dance concert, RUSH, in the DeWitt Theatre Arts Center during five performances in March. Shows are scheduled for Thursday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, March 24, at 7:30 and 9 p.m.; and Saturday, March 25, at 2 and 7:30 p.m. in England Proscenium Theatre.

Northwestern College senior theatre major Sierra Tumbleson was awarded first place in the dramaturgy category at the Region Five Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) in Des Moines Jan. 22 to 28.

The Northwestern College theatre department will present American playwright Lauren Gunderson’s “Silent Sky” Feb. 17, 18, 23, 24 and 25 in the Allen Black Box Theatre. The show will begin at 7:30 each of those evenings; there will also be a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, Feb. 18.

The Northwestern College theatre department’s production of “Life is a Dream” has been selected for presentation at the Region Five Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) in Des Moines, Iowa, Jan. 22–28.

Northwestern College's theatre department will present Pedro Calderon de la Barca’s “Life is a Dream” Nov. 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19 in the DeWitt Theatre Arts Center’s England Proscenium Theatre.

Four Northwestern College students were selected for competitive off-campus research and study programs this summer.

Recent Northwestern College graduate Wyatt Waage, a theatre major from Vermillion, South Dakota, placed second nationally for sound design at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) competition on May 21.