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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 […]

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 […]

Oglethorpe student band Silver Lake Waves makes a splash

Wander anywhere near Goodman Hall after classes, and there’s a good chance you’ll hear the Silver Lake Waves giving it their all at full volume. An Oglethorpe student-led band, Silver Lake Waves, by their own description, specialize in “bangers for anxious souls.” The band includes Ryan Holtzen ’20 (guitar and bass), Liz Kontyko ’20 (synth), […]

Appraisal event draws hundreds to campus

On June 8, the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art hosted ‘Hidden Treasures Unveiled,’ an Antiques Roadshow-inspired event, where attendees could bring their valuables and antiques for appraisal by specialists in fine art, decorative arts, Asian art, jewelry, and books and manuscripts. Despite the day’s poor weather, the event welcomed 200 visitors to campus, with more […]