Author: alex-mariano

Video: Shakespeare does improv

April 17, 2014

Dr. David Charles, a theater professor here at Rollins, finally completes his Shakespeare-inspired improv show, which is ready to preview. This upcoming Friday, prepare yourselves for a full-length, completely improvised main stage theatre show following the classical tradition of Shakespeare! This unique show, entitled The Lost Comedies of William Shakespeare, was conceived by Theater Professor […]

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Twisted Theatre Expects Success

April 10, 2014

The dark themes attached to this semester’s last show at the Fred Stone, Gruesome Playground Injuries, are expected to profoundly resonate with its satisfied audience. This weekend marks the last show in the Fred Stone Theatre this semester: Gruesome Playground Injuries, written by Rajiv Joseph and directed by one of our own lovely Rollins students, […]

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“The Doms Collective” Introduces Traveling Theatre

March 27, 2014

Theatre student Somar Lanh ‘14 writes and directs “The Doms Collective” a play that will be performed at several locations all across campus in the style of site-specific theatrics. This Friday and Saturday, March 28-29 at 8 p.m., a more modern-kind of theater show is coming to the Fred Stone Theatre in the form of […]

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Department of Theatre and Dance Steps Up Its Game

March 13, 2014

Since the 1984-85 school year here at Rollins, the Department of Theatre and Dance has annually put on Rollins Dance in the Annie Russell for the spring semester, ending in 2006 with Rollins Dance XXI. Now, on March 14, a new dance creation will be taking flight on stage: Song & Dance. What at first […]

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Drugs and Life Lessons on Stage

February 20, 2014

New play discusses what it means to be young and alive while exploring the adventures of a loner protagonist. Fred Stone’s first show of the semester opened Feb. 19 at 8 p.m., and continues on until Feb. 23. All New People is the story of a heartbroken young man from New Jersey, Charlie Bloom, who […]

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Annie Welcomes the Clean House

February 13, 2014

Annie Russell Theater presents The Clean House. The play, written by Sarah Ruhl, promises to captivate the public and stir emotions. Right around the corner is the opening night for our first main-stage production of the semester: The Clean House! This delightfully comedic drama, by American playwright Sarah Ruhl, shows us the tale of a […]

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Therapy Tour for Enemy Bands

February 6, 2014

Escape the Fate and Falling on Reserve put their conflictuous past aside to create an inspiring concert. I wouldn’t expect most of you to know this, but recently on Sunday, January 26, the post-hardcore/hard rock bands Escape the Fate and Falling in Reverse came to the Orlando House of Blues in their Bury the Hatchet […]

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A Rollins Theatre Department Spring Preview

January 23, 2014

Ah, the arts. So elegant, so beguiling, so enchanting, so—unpredictable. Well, at least most of the time. That’s what I’m here for: to inform the public of what to expect from the Rollins Theatre Department this semester. The lovely Annie Russell Theatre will be hosting three full-length main stage productions, and the quaint Fred Stone […]

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First Semester at College Complete: Now What?

December 5, 2013

Three months later and here we are, getting ready for finals as well as the close of another semester here at Rollins. This having been my first ever college semester, it went a lot better than pop culture had made it out to be. I will say that I had to tighten up my juggling […]

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Why Fast Food Should Be on Park Ave

October 22, 2013

In response to the article “Winter Park bans fast food” found here.  The Winter Park City Commission has decided to place a ban keeping fast food restaurants from being built on Park Avenue, the charming street that leads residents of Winter Park directly into our beloved college campus. Commission members have dictated that Park Avenue’s […]

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