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Student-led Rehearsal Room C to stage “The Normal Heart”

Rehearsal Room C’s production of “The Normal Heart”, a 1985 play by Larry Kramer, begins November 21. Directed by student Kevin Dew, “The Normal Heart” offers an intimate perspective on the AIDS epidemic in America through the eyes of those who lived it and worked to heal the community. Rehearsal Room C, a student-led theatre […]

Tony Award-winning rock musical ‘Spring Awakening’ takes the stage

Performances of Oglethorpe Theatre’s fall show Spring Awakening, directed by Richard Garner, begin October 18th! Spring Awakening is a groundbreaking rock musical about adolescent love, the trials of puberty, and the friendships that young people build in the face of an uncomprehending world. Inspired by Frank Wedekind’s once-banned and still provocative German play from 1891, […]

Atlanta History Center exhibition showcases professor’s photography

Atlanta History Center’s Swan Coach House Gallery will present “White Balance”, an exhibition of photography by Christina Price Washington, lecturer in art and photography at Oglethorpe. Held in conjunction with Atlanta Celebrates Photography, the show opens today and runs through November 7, 2019. This exhibition presents finely printed photographs and photo-based print media that play […]

Student improv troupe mouths off

Founded in 2016, mOUthing Off is a student-led improv troupe, with about 15 members. Some are practicing their Theatre major or minor, and others simply enjoy improvisation. The group hosts comedy shows on campus, and is active off-campus, performing at Atlanta area events and volunteering with kids. “On campus we do a lot, but it’s […]

OU Museum of Art presents Impressionist works, lectures, concerts

The Oglethorpe University Museum of Art hosts two exhibitions this fall: A Route Campagne: Impressionist Works from the Melamed Family and OUMA Collects: Selections from the Permanent Collection, open September 13 through December 15. These shows are comprised entirely of works of art that have been donated to the museum’s growing permanent collection. In addition, […]

Introducing the Oglethorpe University Symphony Orchestra

This semester, Oglethorpe’s Music Department has added a new opportunity for instrumentalists on campus. The Oglethorpe University Symphony Orchestra launched in August, with the ensemble’s first practice. A re-envisioning of the former OU Winds Ensemble, the group was formed by Dr. Brent Runnels and Dr. Timothy Powell as a step toward the department’s vision for […]

Oglethorpe students, alumni behind-the-scenes at Alliance Theatre

Two Oglethorpe students had the opportunity to spend their summers working behind-the-scenes with the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta’s Tony Award-winning regional theatre. “I learn something every day, big or small,” said D’Zerrea Richarte ’21 of her literary intern position. “Officially, I read scripts and research any dramaturgical needs the director or producers may want. I told […]