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The Arts on Campus

Living Writers
Salman Rushdie is one of the many top writers who visit campus as part of the Living Writers course.

LIVING WRITERS
Collaborative Creativity
Students and professional musicians perform together in the university orchestra.

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Dynamic Studio Arts
Students master a variety of mediums and explore the human experience in the studios of Colgate.

ART AND ART HISTORY
University Theater
Students perform in the Threepenny Opera, a satire of bourgeois capitalism and modern morality.

THEATER PROGRAM
Student Groups
Students perform a collection of musical theater numbers from various Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals.

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Award-Winning Filmmakers
Joe Berlinger ’83 visits campus frequently to share his latest projects and advice for current film students.

FILM AND MEDIA STUDIES
Gospel Fest
The university's Sojourners Gospel Choir hosts Gospel Fest each year, drawing huge crowds to Memorial Chapel.

SOJOURNERS GOSPEL CHOIR
Flaherty Film Seminar
The Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, the longest continuously running film event in North America, is held on campus each June.

2014 SEMINAR DETAILS
The arts play a key role in the university's curriculum and provide an array of extracurricular opportunities.

Wenhua Shi, Assistant Professor of Art & Art History.
Golden Auditorium
Revolutions Per Minute Sound Art

The Revolutions per Minute (RPM) sound art exhibition featured the works of more than 30 Chinese artists

Zadie Smith
Visiting Artists

Throughout the academic year, a diverse range of artists, performers, and writers come to campus for short visits and long-term residencies.

PROMINENT GUESTS

Masque and Triangle
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Students can immerse themselves in artistic, musical, and theatrical expressions all around campus.

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Dance at the ’Gate

Dance is big at Colgate and many students share this passion.


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