Leah Lavigne

Articles

Students Practice Comedy With Molière

A group of 11 students have been combining the rigorous time commitments of staging a theatrical production with the unique challenges of acquiring a new[...]

Musical Players Rock with RENT

Following the highly anticipated J-term production of Les Miserables, members of the College community will have another opportunity to enjoy a popular piece of musical[...]

Matt & Kim to Perform in May

On Friday, May 9, the Middlebury College Activities Board (MCAB) will welcome Brooklyn-based alt-indie band Matt & Kim to perform the 2014 Spring Concert. Due[...]

String Quartet Performs Beethoven

The College’s Performing Arts Series will continue its tradition of bringing world-class artists to the community tonight, March 13, when the Elias String Quartet presents[...]

College Celebrates Museum’s Connection to ’12 Years a Slave’

The 2013 Steve McQueen film “12 Years a Slave” won three Oscars at the 86th Annual Academy Awards earlier this week, including the coveted Best[...]

Julliard President to Speak on Steinway

The dedication of a new Steinway concert grand piano brings President of the Julliard School, Dr. Joseph Polisi, to the Kevin P. Mahaney ’84 Center[...]

Vagina Monologues Open Taboo Discussion

Let’s talk about vaginas. Or, rather, let’s talk about The Vagina Monologues, a student produced play performed on Valentine’s Day in the Hepburn Zoo.

Middlebury Brings New Life to Classic

The Town Hall Theater presented its eighth J-term musical, the legendary Les Miserables, to four packed crowds Jan. 23-26. This collaboration between the Town Hall[...]

Languages Evoke Emotions in ‘Pentecost’

The Department of Theatre and Dance presented an ambitious, large scale production of David Edgar’s Pentecost, an enviably clever play combining high art and international relations.

Boston Marriage Farcically Explores Love

The play “Boston Marriage,” senior acting work of Meghan Leathers 13.5 and Christina Fox 13.5, enjoyed a Nov. 14-16 run in the Hepburn Zoo.

Vinegar Tom Disturbs, Bewitches

The Department of Theatre and Dance celebrated Halloween with a presentation of Caryl Churchill’s Vinegar Tom, a subversive tale of witchcraft and female power running from Thursday, Oct. 31 through Saturday, Nov. 2.

Chance Lyrics Spark Student Animosity

At the age of 20, most people are still thinking about what they want to do when they “grow up.” This is not the case[...]

Angelique Kidjo Inspires Audiences

Filling Nelson Arena with pure, raw and powerful vocals, Angelique Kidjo asserted her musical abilities from the first spine-tingling note of her Oct. 3 concert.[...]

Controversial Sculpture Returns to Campus

This sculpture is a part of the current Museum of Art exhibition Vito Acconci: Thinking Space, and it carries a controversial 30-year history at the College.

Angelique Kidjo to Perform at the College

African pop diva Angelique Kidjo recently brought an international crowd of 7,000 people to their feet, dancing together to an upbeat song about global peace[...]

Fall Season at Midd. Promises Arts for All

Middlebury has always exposed students to a unique mixture of the arts, boasting world class performances and exhibitions alongside inspired faculty and student artists, but[...]

Dancers Excite with Improvised Style

On May 3 and 4 an ensemble of dancers and musicians presented “Music, Dance, Light: Performance Improvisation” at the Kevin P. Mahaney ’84 Center for[...]

College Celebrates the Life and Work of Bach with Third Annual Festival

The third annual Middlebury Bach Festival celebrated the life and music of Johann Sebastian Bach with a variety of concerts and information sessions April 26-28. [...]

College Plans Third Annual Bach Festival

This weekend, the Middlebury Bach Festival will celebrate its third year, offering a variety of events about the life and work of Johann Sebastian Bach[...]

Festival Reinvents the Cinderella Story

  The tale of Cinderella is one well known throughout the world.  In the classic story, a fairy godmother transforms Cinderella into a beautiful girl,[...]

Escher String Quartet Draws Inspiration from the Classics

The Escher String Quartet dazzled a packed house on Friday, March 8 at the Kevin P. Mahaney ’84 Center for the Arts Concert Hall.  The[...]

For the Record: Gotye, Making Mirrors

We probably all know Gotye as the guy who sings “Somebody That I Used to Know”—the song that permeated radio, commercials and karaoke nights in[...]

Play On! Put On a Show Within A Show

If you’re looking for some laughs this weekend, a local production by the Middlebury Community Players won’t disappoint.  They are presenting the hilarious show Play[...]

Booking It: The Imperfectionists

The Imperfectionists, the bold debut novel from Tom Rachman, appears to be a story about a failing English language newspaper in Rome, destined to fade[...]