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Phot of Keith Hamilton Cobb
Cobb's residency will focus on fostering honest, difficult conversations about race in America across the color barrier.
Midsummer Nights Dream 2018
April 19-22 one of Shakespeare's most endearing comedies.
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.
This is a 1933 photograph of four Mount Holyoke athletes in bloomers and short-sleeved blouses.
A newly uncovered collection of athletic apparel provides a rare glimpse into some of the earliest athletic wear for women — and the students who wore it.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.