Current Ripon News

Student Profile: London Mosher ’16

Whether onstage or offstage, London Mosher ’16 of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, is certain to dress the part. Mosher makes dresses for prom, for Halloween costumes and, mostly, just for fun. She wears her dresses around campus on most Fridays because they have become her college identity, she says. “I have approximately 60 or 70 dresses — most of them for… Continue reading

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One-Act Play Festival To Run April 16-18

The Student Directed One-Act Play Festival runs Wednesday, April 16 through Friday, April 18 at Ripon College, with performances starting at 7:30 p.m. in Benstead Theatre, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. Selections include “Come Rain or Come Shine,” directed by Dan Miles ’14 of Milwaukee, Wis.; “Babel’s in Arms,” directed by Kally Gagnon ’14 of Mount Horeb, Wis.; “Slop… Continue reading

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Ripon Summer Players sets auditions for 18th season

Hitchcock meets hilarious when the Ripon Summer Players present the wonderfully theatrical spy spoof, “The 39 Steps.” Open auditions and crew call for this Tony Award-winning comedy will be held Tuesday, April 22, and Thursday, April 24, from 7- 9 PM in Benstead Theatre, Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. No prior acting or technical theatre… Continue reading

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Warm Wisconsin musical presented by Ripon College

A wonderful and award-winning Wisconsin musical, “The Spitfire Grill,” will be presented at 7:30 p.m. March 5 through 8 by the Ripon College theatre and music departments. Performances will be in Benstead Theatre, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Tickets are free, but reservations are recommended and may be made by calling 748-8791. The musical… Continue reading

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Theatre Students Honored

A scene from Ripon College’s fall production of “The Liar,” by David Ives, has been selected to perform at the Regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival at Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan in January. The actors in the scene are Stephen Umhoefer ’15 of Green Bay, Wis.; Jerry Kurek ’14 of Whitefish Bay, Wis.; and Grant Myers ’17… Continue reading

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Lead actor enjoys the experience of ‘Rabbit Hole’

As a sophomore in high school, Joey Johns ’14 was asked to join an acting troupe in order to perform at competitions. He had just begun acting, and it was his experience with this club that has kept the non-traditional student from Ripon, Wis., performing for the last 14 years. “The sense of community and competitive support at that event… Continue reading

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