Hollins, Roanoke College Announce Perry F. Kendig Award Winners for 2014

Hollins, Roanoke College Announce Perry F. Kendig Award Winners for 2014

Co-sponsored by Hollins and Roanoke College, the Kendig Awards recognize distinction in arts and culture in the Roanoke Valley. Awards are presented in each of the following categories: Individual Artist, Individual or Business Supporter, and Arts and Culture Organization.

Library Hike Seeks to Inspire Creativity

Library Hike Seeks to Inspire Creativity

Sponsored by Wyndham Robertson Library and the Hollins Outdoor Program, this initiative is using the Blue Ridge Mountains and a few good books to help the campus community explore the connections between movement, nature, and literature.

Hollins, Mill Mountain Theatre Host American College Theater Festival

Hollins, Mill Mountain Theatre Host American College Theater Festival

Hollins’ production of “Decision Height” by Meredith Dayna Levy ’12, M.F.A. ’15 will be among the plays showcased at this year’s festival. Levy earned one of 2013′s top playwriting prizes from the Kennedy Center for the drama.

Hollins M.F.A. in Dance to Partner with The Forsythe Company, Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts

Hollins M.F.A. in Dance to Partner with The Forsythe Company, Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts

“This new collaboration continues our history of innovative programming in research, education, and professional influence,” said Jeffery Bullock, program director.

Graduate Student’s Work Is Showcased at International Film Festival

Graduate Student’s Work Is Showcased at International Film Festival

Dan A.R. Kelly, who is pursuing his MFA in screenwriting and film studies at Hollins, co-wrote and produced “Susie’s Hope,” which debuts this month at one of the premier film festivals in the southeastern United States.

Kennedy Center Bestows National Recognition to Hollins Theatre, Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University

Kennedy Center Bestows National Recognition to Hollins Theatre, Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University

Hollins Theatre’s production of “Bellocq’s Ophelia” won four awards, while Playwright’s Lab students Meredith Levy ’12 and Kevin Ferguson earned individual honors for their works.

Multiple Honors Propel Hollins into Spotlight at Region’s Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

Multiple Honors Propel Hollins into Spotlight at Region’s Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

Hollins Theatre’s adaptation of Natasha Trethewey’s “Bellocq’s Ophelia” is one of five productions chosen to compete at the Region IV KCACTF; two of Hollins’ student playwrights and three student actors will also be honored at the February event.

Playwright’s Lab’s New Works Initiative Builds Artistic, Economic Partnerships Locally and Nationwide

Playwright’s Lab’s New Works Initiative Builds Artistic, Economic Partnerships Locally and Nationwide

The initiative provides production assistance and travel costs for dozens of student readings and productions in legitimate theatres.

Hollins Theatre Takes Natasha Trethewey’s “Bellocq’s Ophelia” to The Kennedy Center

Hollins Theatre Takes Natasha Trethewey’s “Bellocq’s Ophelia” to The Kennedy Center

The script of the acclaimed production will be featured in the annual Page to Page Festival of New Play Readings Labor Day weekend.

Playwright’s Lab Graduate’s Drama to be Produced in Los Angeles

Playwright’s Lab Graduate’s Drama to be Produced in Los Angeles

The SkyPilot Theatre Company, in conjunction with the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University, is presenting the world premiere of Samantha Macher’s “War Bride” Aug. 11 – Sept. 16 in North Hollywood.

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