Current Ripon News

Ripon College Theatre Students Honored

A scene from Ripon College’s production of “The Liar” was nominated to be presented at the Region Three Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in Saginaw, Mich., in January 2014. The scene will involve three actors from the production, Jerry Kurek ’14 of Whitefish Bay, Wis.; Stephen Umhoefer ’15 of Green Bay, Wis.; and Grant Myers ’17 of Williams Bay,… Continue reading

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Around the World in 80 Days

Tickets are on sale now for the fun filled, family show, Around the World in 80 Days. The public is invited to join the Ripon Summer Players for the original amazing race as Phileas Fogg and his faithful manservant Passepartout attempt to travel across the globe by ship, train and even elephant. This new version of Jules Verne’s comic adventure… Continue reading

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Concerts scheduled next week at Ripon College

Two concerts are planned during the next week at Ripon College. Both will be presented in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, and admission is free. Wind Ensemble will perform at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, April 14. Collegium Musicum , a vocal ensemble, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 19. Selections will include three works by John… Continue reading

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Ripon College presents one-act play festival

The Ripon College Theatre Department will present the Student-Directed One Act Play Festival April 11 through 13 in Benstead Theater, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. all three days. Plays to be performed Thursday are “Words, Words, Words,” by David Ives; “Mars Needs Women, But Not As Much As… Continue reading

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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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