Feature Stories

Faculty Profile: Amy Holzapfel

By Julia Munemo Spend a week with theater professor Amy Holzapfel and you’re as likely to sit in on a tutorial about gender and sexuality in performance as you are to listen to her tell the director of an upcoming play what she thinks about its sightlines. Straddling the worlds between dramatic arts theory and practice,

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A Room that Pretends to be Another Room

Theatre students apply theory to the creative process with Professor David Evans Morris.

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WCMA at Night

Visitors curate their own involvement at WCMA at Night.

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Composer John Harbison Combines Poetry and Music

The English and music department collaborate to think critically about what words and music can do for each other.

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Low-Tech Printmaking

Professor Barbara Takenaga’s low-tech printing class focuses on ideas.

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Fiction Writing Success

Making a living as a fiction writer IS possible … if you’re determined.

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Rewriting the LGBTI History of South Africa

South African visual activist Zanele Muholi’s intimate photographic portraits are now on view at the college museum.

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Dance, Dance, Dance!

In January, the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance held a photography master class for students, faculty members, and staff at Williams. The dance department’s five ensembles—CoDa, INISH, Kusika, Sankofa, and the Zambezi Marimba Band—performed as a dozen photographers honed their skills in capturing live dance. The class was taught by photographer Rosalie O’Connor, who

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How To Be a Medieval Stone Mason

Student in Stone Mason class

Students learn the rudiments of medieval stone carving from Marcel Müller, a German stone mason.

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Japanese Acting Techniques

Cross Cultural Significance of Japanese Theatre

A master in the Suzuki Method of Actor Training helps students–and faculty members–become aware of their bodies.

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