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Cocoon continues the tradition of storytelling amid the pandemic

All four storytellers at the Robinson Hall, from right to left: Regina Fontanelli '22, Tim Parsons, Megan Brakely '06 and Emily Ballou '21. VAN BARTH/THE MIDDLEBURY CAMPUS.

By Acadia Klepeis

October 15, 2020

Masks were on, but the audience reacted enthusiastically to the highs and lows of each story at the eighth annual Cocoon storytelling evening.

Refugee Tales and the Signposts of Migration: A Cross-Atlantic Perspective

Refugee Tales and the Signposts of Migration: A Cross-Atlantic Perspective

By DARIEN J. DAVIS

October 11, 2018

Migration is connected to the histories of slavery, racism and genocide. It is also connected to scientific innovation and the quest for equality.

Technology is Driving Mike Daisey

Storyteller Mike Daisey brought Faster Better Social to Wright Memorial Theater.

By Elizabeth Zhou

January 21, 2015

In a society dominated by technology, it is oftentimes difficult to distinguish between what is possible and what is necessary. Critically-acclaimed monologist Mike Daisey brought this complicated question to the forefront of the audience’s minds in Faster Better Social, a 75-minute performance on Frida...

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