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The HWS Update

In the fall, Matthew Nardone ’21 will attend Syracuse University to pursue a master’s in audio arts. Building on his double majors of biochemistry and music, Matthew Nardone ’21 looks forward to graduate work at Syracuse University’s Audio Arts program. “Part of me always wanted to work in the behind-the-scenes parts of the music industry, but

Inspired by the spiritualist leanings of the founder of William Smith College, a new audio production by the HWS Theatre Department invites listeners to explore a third coordinate school on campus — Geneva’s College of the Veil. The HWS Theatre Department had planned for one show of the 2020-2021 season to be an audio production,

HWS Dance Department hosts virtual concert Friday and Saturday. In yet another first in this unprecedented year, several junior and senior Dance majors and minors have created choreography on film for the annual Junior Senior Choreographers Concert. The virtual concert will be broadcast on Friday, April 9 and Saturday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. Following

Join the Department of Music for a virtual performance by award-winning saxophonist Alexa Tarantino on Friday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m.            As part of the Guest Artist series hosted by the Department of Music, saxophonist Alexa Tarantino will perform virtually on Friday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. She will be accompanied by Philip Norris on

How do you plan a theatre season when gathering in an enclosed space is dangerous to artists and audiences? You take the show on the road, over the airwaves, or onto screens! HWS Theatre announces their 2020-2021 season of resilience and innovation. The season opens…outside! Associate Professor of Theatre Chris Hatch and a small team

Koshare, Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ Dance Collective, will showcase upwards of 150 dancers in more than twenty diverse pieces on the Smith Opera House stage on Friday, Nov. 15 and Saturday, Nov. 16. “I am so proud to see this show unwind into the beautiful and magical performance we know it will be,” says Koshare Co-President

The HWS Dance Department was delighted to present Kyle Marshall Choreography, a New York City-based contemporary modern dance company on Nov. 4-6. KMC is a dance company that sees the dancing body as a container of history, an igniter of social reform and a site of celebration. Dancer and director, Marshall is a 2018 Juried Bessie

Fourteen years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ Theatre Department is producing Catherine Filloux, Tarell Alvin McCraney and Joe Sutton’s The Breach. Set in New Orleans during the eye of the hurricane, this play intertwines three stories of residents fighting for their lives. The action of the play flows

A William Smith alum and a faculty member each debuted original theatre at the 2019 KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival which ran through Sept. 21. Katherine Marino ’12 brought “A Show with Cookies” to the Fringe stage while Associate Professor of Theatre Chris Woodworth premiered “Dashboard Dramas VI.” Marino is presenting an encore performance Sunday, Sept. 29 at

The annual Koshare dance performance will light up the stage this weekend at the Smith Opera House. Performances will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and will showcase a variety of dance styles, including Afro-Caribbean traditions, Irish step-dance, hip-hop, ballet and many more.Founded in 1971, Koshare is a beloved tradition at the Colleges