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Articles About Antioch College Foundry Theater

  • ‘DOROTHY LANE: a travelogue’— Smith’s artistic alchemy transforms

    Louise Smith, a veteran writer and actor, therapist and Antioch College performance professor, will debut her new piece, “DOROTHY LANE:  a travelogue,” on Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18, at 8 p.m. in the Foundry Theater’s Experimental Theater.

  • UPDATE — ‘Sound of Music’ rescheduled again for April 11–14

    Auf wiedersehen, Gesundheit! The Sound of Music has been rescheduled once more for April 11–14. Pictured above are members of the cast waving "auf wiedersehen, goodbye" at a rehearsal March 6, shortly before flu and other upper respiratory illnesses laid low many of the performers and their classmates. (Photo by Luciana Lieff)

    Performances of “The Sound of Music,” have been once more rescheduled for April 11–14, so that the play’s cast and crew may recuperate more fully from the sweeping flu outbreak.

  • Mahler’s “Titan” to be performed at the Foundry Saturday, Nov. 17

    Perhaps the most famous association with Mahler's Symphony No. 1 is that of the whimsical engraving "The Hunter's Funeral Procession," cut in 1850 by Austrian artist Moritz von Schwind.

    The YSCO, under the direction of James Johnston, will present Mahler’s Symphony No. 1, “Titan” Saturday, Nov. 17, at 7:30 p.m., at Antioch College’s Foundry Theater.

  • Performance, exhibit at Antioch —  Bringing A-bomb history to light

    Noted Japanese composer Keiko Fujiie will present “Wilderness Mute,” a multidisciplinary work of music, image, poetry and Japanese Butoh dance, on Friday, Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m., in the Foundry Theater at Antioch College. The work is in response to the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki on Aug. 9, 1945, and is slated in conjunction with an exhibit at the Herndon Gallery looking at nuclear bombing archival materials. Fujiie is photographed in the Antioch College president’s house. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    When Japanese atomic-bomb survivor Kyoko Hayashi traveled to the Trinity nuclear test site in New Mexico, she found burned mountains, ruined fields, and a “wilderness forced into silence.”

  • World in the house

    The World House Choir, pictured at its Sept. 8 performance of "Bayard Rustin: The Man Behind the Dream," will welcome new singers on Dec. 3. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Last Saturday, Sept. 8, the World House Choir gave the second of four performances of the oratorio, ‘Bayard Rustin: The Man Behind the Dream.’

  • John Cage’s words inspire dance

    Guest artist Paul Lazar of New York City will visit Antioch College this Friday to put on a solo performance piece, “Cage Shuffle,” in which he recites the stories of experimental artist John Cage along with a movement sequence. The title is so named because Lazar is fed the stories through an ear bud using an iTunes playlist set to shuffle. The performance is Friday, July 20, at 7 p.m. at Antioch’s Foundry Theater. (Submitted photo)

    This week, long-time Yellow Springs resident Louise Smith, associate professor of devised theater and performance at Antioch College, will host a guest artist, Paul Lazar, who will perform “Cage Shuffle,” an original work based on written text by composer John Cage.

  • To the nines

    James Johnston rehearsed the combined forces of the Yellow Springs Community Orchestra and Chorus in preparation for the Saturday evening's performance of Beethoven's groundbreaking 9th Symphony, at 7:30 p.m. in Antioch College’s Foundry Theater. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The Yellow Springs Community Orchestra and Chorus join forces Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m. in Antioch College’s Foundry Theater, to present Beethoven’s Ninth symphony, as well as two works by American composer Randall Thompson.

  • Celebrating dance and community

    The annual Valerie Blackwell-Truitt Community Dance Concert will take place next Friday and Saturday, March 10 and 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Antioch College Foundry Theater. (Submitted photo)

    Locally based dancer Valerie Blackwell-Truitt might have become a professional singer. But dance is what called her.

  • Moved by music

    A dance performance titled “How Music Moves Our Soul” Pictured at a recent rehearsal are, from left, Valerie Blackwell-Truitt, Sasha Mworinski, Elizabeth Lutz Warren and Myra Valez-Malishenko. The Fall Performance Arts Concert also features a range of local and regional dancers, musicians, poets and theater and visual artists in a wide-ranging celebration of area talent. (Submitted photo)

    A dance performance will be among the offerings of Bej Na Productions’ Fall Performance Arts Concert this Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4 and 5, at 7:30 p.m. at Antioch College Foundry Theater.

  • Music for music’s sake: Piano Fest to continue

    Pianist Karen Gardner and cellist Polly Case-Lohrer, shown above, will perform, along with pianist Sam Reich at the second concert in the Yellow Springs Piano Fest series. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The second concert of the Yellow Springs Piano Fest will be held Sunday, July 24, 7 p.m., in the Herndon Gallery at Antioch College.