Fine Arts

Amsden Presents Mask Workshop

Robert Amsden, Ripon College Professor of Theatre, presented a “Mask Improvisation Workshop” at the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival, Region 3, held January 8-13, 2013 at Saginaw Valley Stage University in Saginaw, Michigan. The workshop provided students with an introduction to mask work with beginning character masks; physical and mental centering that expands to working with movement centers; and character… Continue reading

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All the World’s a Stage – Ripon College Theatre Alumni

Ripon College has a long and distinguished history of nurturing love of the theater. Some students came to Ripon with that love already instilled in them. Some discovered it in College productions. Two of the most celebrated actors in film history, Spencer Tracy ’24 and Harrison Ford ’64, first lit up the stage as students at Ripon College. Highlighted here… Continue reading

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‘A Doll’s House’ performed in modern setting

Henrik Ibsen’s modern theatrical masterpiece, “A Doll’s House,” will be presented by the Ripon College Theatre Department from Wednesday, Feb. 27, through Saturday, March 2, at Benstead Theatre on the Ripon College campus. Shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. each evening. Tickets are free, but reservations are recommended by calling 748-8791. In this play that shook the world, the setting… Continue reading

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Ripon Junior Reaches Theater Festival’s National Finals

Amanda Finn, a junior theatre and English major at Ripon College, has advanced to the national finals of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). She advanced after competing in the O’Neil Critics Institute portion of the regional competition in Saginaw, Mich. in January. As one of only eight national finalists, Finn will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington,… Continue reading

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Oblinger Opens Exhibit in Oshkosh

Mollie Oblinger, assistant professor in the Ripon College department of art and art history, as well as director of the College’s Caestecker Gallery, has opened the exhibit “In Fringes Among Battered” the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh’s Allen Priebe Annex Gallery. Oblinger says she drew inspiration for the works in the new show from her time last summer as artist-in-residence at the… Continue reading

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Kupinsky Exhibit Reviewed

Deb Kupinsky’s exhibit, “Echo,” currently on display in the Caestecker Gallery in Ripon College’s Rodman Center for the Arts received a warm review in the Appleton Post-Crescent. The Crescent‘s Taima Kern writes that Kupinsky’s art, “brings a sense of wonder, and otherworldly interest to the table with a series of sculptures that require a closer look.” You can read the… Continue reading

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