The Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University is featuring “Eleanor Ray: 2021 Frances Niederer Artist-in-Residence” and “Elise Schweitzer: Painted Arches and Walled Gardents” through April 25.
With 40 years as a professional filmmaker and nearly three decades teaching film in higher education. Associate Professor of Film Amy Gerber-Stroh has found that immersion in both vocations is the key to success and fulfillment.
The Hollins-Mill Mountain Winter Festival of New Works, which each January showcases compelling new plays by students from the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University, is headed online this year with two fully produced plays and two thesis play readings presented via Zoom livestream.
Amanda Kelly, who currently is pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching degree with a visual arts endorsement at Hollins, and her fiancée and creative partner Bree Sepulveda, have reached the finals of this four-episode competition that boasts a grand prize of $50,000.
“He’s an extraordinary filmmaker, and he does it with such clarity in his heart,” said Dillard about Fellini’s enduring popularity. “[His] humanity draws us back to him, as well as his art.”
The Hollins Theatre Institute (HTI) will be offering fans of the stage the opportunity to attend a number of special virtual productions during the 2020-21 season. This season’s schedule comes as HTI celebrates its recent ranking by The Princeton Review as the eighth-best college theatre program in the country.
The associate professor of film explores the ways in which cell technology has impacted society, and imagines the possibilities if cell towers actually developed consciousness, in “Do Cell Towers Dream of Morse Code?”
Each year, the artist-in-residence program brings to campus a nationally recognized artist who produces work and teaches a special seminar. Ray’s work has been shown in solo exhibitions in New York City and Athens, Georgia, and is in the collection of a prominent art gallery in Sydney, Australia.
Kelly Stephenson M.F.A. ’20 finished Hollins’ graduate program in creative writing this spring, while his daughter Clare (class of 2023) completed her first year as an undergraduate.
Courtney Collado is a professional dancer, personal trainer, and master Pilates instructor from New York City, currently living in Kansas City, Missouri. She is earning her M.F.A. through Hollins’ low-residency dance program, and is a practicing choreographer, dance teacher, and corrective movement specialist.