“Evil is not born, it’s made.” This prompt inspired three pairs of writer-directors participating in this term’s WiRED, a 24-hour playwriting experience sponsored by the theater department and the Displaced Theater Company. The process began at 8 p.m. on Friday when writer-directors, managers and actors met to play icebreaker games. The event culminated in a 45-minute production of three plays in the Bentley Theater on Saturday.
A woman stood up from her waiting area chair on the third floor of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center’s Faulkner Building to inspect a photograph. On the wall before her were over 20 images captured by Vermont photographer Hunter Paye. “Wow, so pretty,” the woman said, leaning in to bring her face within inches of one photograph.
Ty Burr ’80 is a film critic for the Boston Globe, a member of both the National Society of Film Critics and the Boston Society of Film Critics and a regular guest on various radio programs. Burr studied theater in high school before coming to Dartmouth and getting involved with the film community on campus, which honed his interest in movie critiquing.
A script by Thomas Steventon ’16 was recently selected as a finalist for this year's Ivy Film Festival.
Researchers have found that doodling can boost concentration in the lecture hall or a meeting, but the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction argues that cartooning is an academic discipline in its own right.
In “Under the Skin” (2013), Scarlett Johansson drives a large white van around Scotland picking up young men for the time of their lives. She’s as beautiful and enchanting as ever, and these lads can’t resist her charms. When she takes them home, she leads them to her room, disrobes, puts them in a preserving fluid and sucks out their organs.
Genevieve Adams ’11 recently co-produced and starred in a film, “I’m Obsessed with You (But You’ve Got to Leave Me Alone),” that she originally wrote as a play for her senior honors thesis. She also performed the show in New York.