Sunday, Apr 9 2017, 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Sunday, Apr 9 2017 8:00 AM Sunday, Apr 9 2017 5:30 PM America/New_York BenningtonWorks Join prospective students, their families, and our immediate community for a vibrant showcase of works-in-progress. BenningtonWorks will highlight the close collaborations between faculty and students that set the innovative and rigorous tone of a Bennington education. Bennington College

Join admitted students, their families, and our immediate community for a vibrant showcase of works-in-progress. BenningtonWorks will highlight the close collaborations between faculty and students that set the innovative and rigorous tone of a Bennington education.

Composing for the Choir
8:45 am–9:15 am | Greenwall Auditorium 

Faculty: Kitty Brazelton
Jacqui Alpine, Jonah Daniell, Molly Dore, Dana Foote, Jack Gerrard, Ash Haywood, Jack Labbe, Fiona McGovern, Teddy O’Mara, Foster Powell, River Valadez, Emma Welch, Isabel Wing

Learning in Motion
10:00 am–11:00 am | VAPA Dance Studio E303

Faculty: Dana Reitz
Chloe Amos, Geoffrey Ballinger, Zoe Huey, Garland McCutcheon, Dani Robbins, Stuart Shugg

Languages in Action
10:00 am–11:00 am | CAPA Symposium

Carlota Gamboa, Jordan Greenblatt, Education Through Experience • Kanako Gregory, Kameyo Okamoto, Katherine Rose, Bennington Elementary Teaching • Kyle Gordon, Gaguau: Japanese Traditional Music • Nick Barney, Nick Hennessy, and Christina Polaner, Revista Italiana • Lilianna Hogan, The Poetry of Xu Li Zhi • Kadidia Kamate, Origin of Chinese Characters and Their Reflection of Chinese Society • Maeve Kenny, Paris Noir • Garland McCutcheon, Teaching at the Village School of North Bennington • Hoa Nguyen, Case Study: How to teach Keiko to intermediate students

The World in 2050
10:00 am–11:00 am | East Academic Center

Faculty: Eileen Scully
Bennington Students Tackle Environmental Issues
10:00 am–11:00 am | Dickinson Earth Science Lab, Room 323

PFOA projects: Olivia Judson, An Nguyen, and Camille O'Leary, proteomics/genetics screen • Jorja Rose, journalism project with The Washington Post • Sam Swan, GIS project on PFOA contaminated wells
Environmental Studies investigations: Cole Hersey, environmental literature reading • Matt Mahoney,  photography/climate change visualization project • Michelle McMillan, environmental politics research
Art of Literary Translation
11:15 am–12:15 pm | Franklin Living Room

Faculty: Marguerite Feitlowitz
Yulia Andreeva, Geoffrey Ballinger, Daniel Coehlo, Isaac Dwyer, Tuva Eid, Charlie Gamboa, Miranda Gibbs, Liliana Hogan, Annika Kristiansen, Stephanie Lawrence, Jesse Osborne, Cheyenne Vaughn

In Their Element: Scientists at Work
11:15 am–12:15 pm | Tour starts in Dickinson Reading Room

Faculty: Amie McClellan, Andrew McIntyre, Tim Schroeder, Elizabeth Sherman 

Bennington Plays
11:15 am–12:15 pm

Faculty: Jean Randich
Production Manager: Christiana Stawasz

The Nicosia Sisters | Lester Martin Theater
Written by Isabella Casey • Directed by Emma Welch • Designers, Actors, and Crew: Chloe Amos, Kaitlin Andreas, Webb Crawford, Fiona DeVito, Sara Din, Musa Ghaznavi, Lilly Hogan, Jade Pope, Sierra Reid, Taelen Robertson, Edie Salas-Miller, Abbey Starling, Mary Alice Stewart

Eyes They Close | Margot Tenney Theater
Written by Julia Lorello • Directed by Emma Plotkin • Designers, Actors and Crew: Anya Demchenko, Alex Earle-Richardson, Rohan Edwards, Miranda Kinsley, Kaiya Kirk, Eliza Lehner, Tori Nation, Selina Melchior, Shea Messinger, Rebecca Mitzner, Aurora Schmale, Chrissy Stawasz, Christiane Swenson, Taelen Robertson

La Vie en Rose | VAPA Studio Theater D207
Written by Margot Spanu; Directed by Jamie Catania; Choreographed by Damir Chobo; Stage managed by Margaret Fortuna Yassky; Performers: Cat Adragna, Lillie Brown, Mariana Cardozo, Julia Crowley, Olivia Keene, Morgan Morse, Nessie Nikouradze, Holly Sherrer, Phoebe VanDusen, Nicholas Williams, Cy Wolfe

100 Drawings
11:15 am–12:15 pm | VAPA Galleria

Faculty: Don Sherefkin
Alixandra Eisen, Ferne Johansson, Sarah Shames

New Music: New Works
2:30 pm–3:30 pm | Deane Carriage Barn

Faculty: Thomas Bogdan, Nick Brooke, Susie Ibarra, Allen Shawn
Participants in the World Percussion Ensemble: Benjamin Ehlers, Tuva Elisabet Eid, Dana Foote, Katherine Parker, Paisley Pedro, Nicholas Williams
Composers in Music Composition: Webb Crawford, Jonah Daniell, Susan Kennedy, Foster Powell, and 
participation by cellist Nat Parke
Participants in Max/Tudor Box: Webb Crawford, Devin Ducey, Paing Hien
Participants in Street Corner Harmony: Michaela Brown, Cierra Cassano, Sam Diedrich, Molly Dore, Isaac Dwyer, Fiona Eden, Rohan Edwards, Dana Foote, Alexander Ging, Olivia Keane, Eva Krukowski, Jack Labbe, Will Larsen, Aubrey Lavender-Cook, Amy McMahon, Sabrina Melendez, Foster Powell, Liam Quinn, River Valadez, Cooper Wall, Dane Whitman

Projects in Public Action: Local Effort / Global Impact
2:30 pm–3:30 pm | CAPA Symposium

Faculty: David Bond, Erika Mijlin
Olivia Black, Sara Emerson, Miranda Gibbs, and Isabella Poulos, The Berry Project • Lauren Brady and Joana Santos, The Seed Library • Cleo Zars, Paran Creek Watershed Project

Form to Function
2:30 pm–3:30 pm | VAPA Sculpture Pit

Faculty: Jon Isherwood, Michael Stradley, John Umphlett
Livia Calari, Maisy Capps, Antoine Dumas, Bailey Kushinsky, Nora Littell, Griffin Manos, Ivett Martinez, Maddie Shepardson, River Valadez

Black Spring
3:30 pm–4:30 pm | Usdan Gallery

Conversations about the work and the experience of students of color on campus. Led by Deja Haley, Ash Haywood, and Triston Walker.

Open Studios
3:30 pm–4:30 pm

Word & Image Lab – Letterpress with Josie Bunnell and Jane Knoll (free keepsake prints)
Ceramics Studio – with David DeSilva and Sadie Heisler
Costume Shop

Senior Projects in Music
3:30 pm–4:30 pm | DownCaf

Jacqui Alpine with Molly Dore and Dana Foote • Kyle Gordon with Webb Crawford • The Rotten Burrows: Jacob Berke, Webb Crawford, Reily Gordon, Colin Powers, and Liam Quinn • Sean Gordon and Liam Quinn • Matthew Mahoney with Webb Crawford, Wesley Haaf, Colin Powers, Liam Quinn, Bennie Ritsch

For Prospective Students

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