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March 20th, 2019

  • 7:00pm: A Hollywood Career in Costume Design with Black Panther’s Ruth Carter
    Ruth Carter’s unparalleled ability to develop an authentic story through costume and character has made her one of the most sought after and renowned costume designers today. She has garnered two Academy Award (Oscar) nominations for “Best Costume Design,” for Spike Lee’s MALCOM X (1993) and Steven Spielberg’s AMISTAD (1998) as well as an Emmy nomination in 2016 for the reboot of ROOTS.

News

  • July 28

    Tues, Sept 4, 5:00pm

    FIR ACRES THEATRE Main Stage

  • July 28
    April 24-27, 2019
  • July 28
    March 8-16, 2019
  • July 28
    October 20, 2018
  • July 23

    November 2-10, 2018

     

     

  • June 1
    The Symposium, organized by the Lewis & Clark Theatre faculty Rebecca Lingafelter and Štĕpán Šimek in collaboration with the Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble, will feature readings of Professor Šimek’s new translations of Three SistersUncle VanyaThe Seagull and The Cherry Orchard.  In addition there will be presentations and panel discussions on Chekhov in contemporary translation, Chekhov’s dramaturgy, Chekhov in performance, and Chekhov in contemporary Russia with scholars and artists from across the country.
  • April 18
    Black Box
  • April 6
    Agnes Flanagan Chapel
  • March 2
    Spring 2018 Main Stage Play
  • February 26
    Phyllis Yes has worked as a multimedia artist for years, with materials ranging from jewelry to a hand-painted Porsche. Her first play, Good Morning, Miss America, is based on her own experiences caring for her aging parents and is set to make its world premiere at CoHo Productions in Northwest Portland this March.
  • December 9

    Lewis & Clark College screens documentary film
    featuring six decades of Portland dance

  • November 3
    Main Stage
  • November 1
    On November 4, theatre students will join forces with Vanport Mosaic, an organization dedicated to preserving and honoring the legacy of Vanport, Oregon, in a staged reading of Cottonwood in the Flood. The play explores the effects of the catastrophic flood of 1948.
  • October 21
    Black Box
  • October 10
    Staged Reading
    by Rich Rubin, directed by Damaris Webb
  • October 5
    Black Box
  • September 5
    Main Stage
  • September 1
    YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN THE THEATRE DEPARTMENT FOR ITS 2017-18 GUEST ARTIST RESIDENCY PUBLIC EVENTS! 
  • August 25
    The Department of Theatre is proud to announce that we will be hosting theatre artists Okwui Okpokwasili as guest artists for our 2017-18 Residency Program. This two-week program invites a Guest Artist with significant standing in our field to come to campus to work with students on a new work of theatre.
  • April 19
    Theatre Senior Thesis Festival is the creative culmination of our Majors’ work in the Theatre Department. Audiences can expect a thrilling mix of performance, readings, presentations and more…
  • March 3

    Written By Anne Carson
    Directed by
     Rebecca Lingafelter
    Performances:
    March 3, 4, and 9, 10, & 11 at 7:30pm
                        
          March 5, 2pm matinee
    Auditions: January 18 & 19

  • February 11

    Fresh new short plays written, directed and acted by students on a theme TBA.
    Performed ONE NIGHT ONLY: Saturday, February 11 at 10pm

  • February 7
    Theatre alum Usman Ally ’04 has accumulated an impressive list of stage and screen roles since graduating from Lewis & Clark. The award-winning actor adds to that series of roles in his newest turn as the villainous Hook-Handed Man in Netflix’s new, widely-acclaimed original production, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events.
  • December 2

    Student-Choreographed/Performed
    Performances: December 2 & 3 at 7:30pm & 10pm
    Auditions: September 3

  • November 22
    Portland Center Stage just concluded its run of an original production, The Oregon Trail, a comedic mashup of pop culture and American history. The staging shone a spotlight not just on the popular 80s computer game and the historic route west, but also on one of Lewis & Clark’s own, Alex Leigh Ramirez BA ’10.
  • October 7

    The Department of Theatre is proud to announce that we will be hosting theatre artists Kristina Wong and Emily Mendelsohn as Guest Artists for our 2016-17 Residency Program. This two-week program invites a Guest Artist with significant standing in our field to come to campus to work with students on a new work of theatre. The Residency is composed of two phases: a workshop phase where 10-15 students will work closely with an artist to develop new work, and a presentation phase which will include a workshop showing of the new work, panel discussions, and a Master Class offered to the wider Lewis & Clark Community.

  • October 7

    LIVE, WORK, AND STUDY IN ONE OF THE GREAT CITIES OF THE WORLD

    AND THE HOME OF SOME OF THE BEST OUR CULTURE HAS TO OFFER

    IN THE FINE ARTS, THEATRE, AND ARCHITECTURE.

  • September 1
    Performances: September 29, 30 & October 1 at 7:30pm
                             

  • August 30
    One Act Festival, Much Ado About Nothing, and Dance Extravaganza, come audition!
  • August 22
    Meet four of our dynamic professors.

Blurbs

    • Rebecca Lingafelter
      Lingafelter

    Assistant Professor of Theatre Rebecca Lingafelter won a 2015 Drammy for “Outstanding Achievement in Solo Performance” for her work in Grounded (CoHo Productions). 

  • It feels like the decisions you make right now will dictate what you will be doing for the rest of your life and that is not so. A liberal arts education teaches you how to learn so you can continue to learn and grow for the rest of your life. There are seasons to life and you can redirect yourself to follow your passion at any time. I have been a non-profit fund raiser, a mom, a sign language interpreter and event planner. To every thing there is a season.

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