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Vanessa James outside near an iron fence
Vanessa James’ design for the off-Broadway production of a new play, “Van Gogh’s Ear,” about the artist, incorporates extravagant detail and materials.
Mount Holyoke College Makerspace
The Makerspace prepares future leaders by combining technology and the liberal arts to teach and engage students studying every academic discipline.
Photo of Bryna Turner ’12
“Bull in a China Shop,” the off-Broadway play by Bryna Turner ‘12 about Mary Woolley and Jeannette Marks will be produced at MHC in December.
Midsummer Nights Dream 2018
April 19-22 one of Shakespeare's most endearing comedies.
The College’s Makerspace is a central location for the campus maker culture.
Thanks a generous grant, MHC’s new MEDIAL Project is integrating arts and technology and giving students resources to create, exhibit and perform.
Two parallel images show a woman dancing with their right arm extended. Left: Terre Vandale ’02 about 2001, in a white tank top with yellow beech leaves behind her. Right: Ali Griffin ’20, in a blue Mount Holyoke sweatshirt, in the woods, 2018.
Visiting artist Terre Vandale ’02 uses the Campus Living Laboratory as her classroom to teach her dance students about place, movement and the environment.
The students studying stage combat chose scenes from actual plays, such as “Macbeth,” or wrote their own to perform during their battles.
Mount Holyoke is one of few colleges to offer a class in stage combat, an important skill for actors as well as a fun opportunity for non-theater majors.
Molly Paige FP’18 is directing “Bull in a China Shop,” the new play by Bryna Turner ’12.
Molly Paige FP’18 rekindled a love of theater when she came to Mount Holyoke. Now she’s directing “Bull in a China Shop,” the new play by Bryna Turner ’12.
Photo of glowing costumes in the production Underwater Community
Students in the iDesign Studio class in Computer Science and the Costuming II class in the Theater Department teamed up to create this short production.
Nick Camerlenghi experiences architecture in virtual reality with students Hao Zhu ’20, Zhuosi He ’19 and Wenfei Jia ’19.
Mount Holyoke’s Michael Davis uses contemporary tools like virtual reality goggles to “see” into history and reconstruct lost buildings.
Tracy Keya and Janet Slocum in Mount Holyoke makerspace
From clothes that light up to vacuum-formed chocolate molds, the Mount Holyoke College Makerspace offers tools and training to create and collaborate.
Photo of a collection of theatre costume sketches
A day of Tudor Tailor workshops hosted by the theatre arts department drew a crowd eager to study 16th-century clothing with a 21st-century eye.
Phot of Keith Hamilton Cobb
Cobb's residency will focus on fostering honest, difficult conversations about race in America across the color barrier.