• Two dancers pose during their dance of modern art
    Local residents of all ages and abilities are invited to attend a dynamic community dance workshop with the Taylor 2 Dance Company on Sept. 12, 4:30–6:00 p.m., in Colgate University’s Huntington Gymnasium. In addition, Colgate will also host a performance by Taylor 2 on Sept. 14 at 7:00 p.m. The group will perform two works […]
    September 11, 2018
  • Students at the Glimmerglass Opera for Colgate's theater pre-orientation program.
    This fall, Brehmer Theater was one of the first places on campus to come alive with the energy of the incoming class. Echoing through the halls of Dana Arts Center, the tune “Hello” from the musical comedy The Book of Mormon played on repeat. On stage, six first-year students broke into song, struggling with the […]
    September 7, 2017
  • “Who knew that so many new things could be made from junk?” said Fiona Adjei Boateng ’19, a theater student who was making handbags out of denim pants during an upcycling workshop. Reet Aus, an Estonian fashion designer and environmental pioneer, hosted the workshop in Clifford Gallery. She is known for upcycling, which is using […]
    November 14, 2016
  • Reet Aus in the documentary Out of Fashion
    Over the next few days, environmentally conscious fashion trailblazer Reet Aus is visiting campus. She’ll lead a handful of special events to highlight how she’s been working to make fashion more sustainable. Her doctoral thesis focused on efforts to incorporate upcycling into mass production, and since 2012 she has been working with Beximco, a major apparel […]
    October 28, 2016
  • Dani Solomon, performing in One Way Red, a solo show that followed a young woman’s one-way journey to Mars.
    Real science fused with science fiction when Dani Solomon ’13 performed One Way Red, a solo show that followed a young woman’s one-way journey to Mars. The 90-minute performance on October 6 unfolded as Sam, played by Solomon, stumbled upon an online video about the Mars One project — an actual nonprofit that intends to […]
    October 26, 2016
  • A student of the liberal arts himself, actor, writer, and director Josh Radnor stopped by to share his experiences with the Colgate community on Sept. 24. The How I Met Your Mother star first visited with English professor Gregory Ames’s Advanced Workshop class before hosting an event at the Palace Theater in the village that night.
    October 5, 2015
  • Theater students on stage in "Wald, a wondertale"
    Colgate’s Task Force on Performing Arts Facilities, chaired by Professor of Art and Art History Padma Kaimal, has submitted its final report to the university community. The document offers recommendations to revitalize the creative landscape on campus. President Jeffrey Herbst formed the task force in spring 2014, responding to a call made in the university’s […]
    May 11, 2015
  • The curtain in Brehmer Theater opened to reveal Yamai Tsunao kneeling under a single spotlight on stage. He was dressed in a stiff, dark-colored Hakama costume, and his only prop was a brightly colored fan. He sang in a deep, full voice, moving through a series of deliberate, careful gestures.
    February 26, 2015
  • Students on a FOX television set in L.A.
    A group of ten students representing the Colgate Entertainment Group explored the worlds of film and television on January 14 and 15 in Los Angeles, while a second group of students learned more about the real estate field in New York City. Read student accounts of the two trips below. During the LA immersion trip, […]
    February 10, 2015
  • Colgate University students dance to kickoff the opening of a new studio
    You wouldn’t expect to walk into a dance class and see 14 men and only two women. But that’s the makeup of Professor Tanya Calamoneri’s Dance Imagery and Improvisation course.
    December 16, 2014