Faculty News

Photo of blue book shelf Giménez Smith Finalist for National Book Award

Bennington Writing Seminars faculty member Carmen Giménez Smith is a finalist for the 2019 National Book Awards in Poetry.

Photo of book cover Sustainable Printmaking

Technical Instructor in Printmaking Corinne Rhodes recently published her new instruction book, Non-toxic Century Plate Lithography Part 1, through Blurb Books.

Jenny Rohn onstage in Dark Room Rohn Wins 2019 Elliot Norton Award

Faculty member Jennifer Rohn has won the Boston Theater Critics Association’s Elliot Norton Award for Outstanding Actress, Small or Fringe Theater, for her performance in Dark Room.

Image of three women at kitchen table PROGRESSO, PROGRESO, PROGRESS, PROGRÈS

In Entropy Mag, faculty member Marguerite Feitlowitz shares a personal perspective on writing and literary translation. 

Reframing the Musical Beyond the Rue Pigalle

Faculty member Maya Cantu's essay, "Beyond the Rue Pigalle: Recovering Ada 'Bricktop' Smith as 'Muse,' Mentor, and Maker of Transatlantic Musical Theatre," has been published in the Palgrave Macmillan collection, Reframing the Musical: Race, Culture and Identity.

Gates at Mount Holyoke Hong to Judge Mount Holyoke Glascock Poetry Competition

Faculty member Anna Maria Hong will serve as a judge for the 96th annual Kathryn Irene Glascock ’22 Intercollegiate Poetry Competition at Mount Holyoke College.

Audiobooks Hear Here

Listen up! Through their podcasts and audiobooks, Bennington alumni and faculty are sharing essential and untold stories with the world. 

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The Secret Life of Seaweed Promo The Secret Life of Seaweed

Collider Theater, a new company co-founded by Robert Murphy and Jean Randich, is dedicated to presenting work which explores the collisions of cultures. Collider has joined with HB Studio to present an EST/SLOAN Foundation commissioned play, Julie McKee's The Secret Life of Seaweed. 

Karnatic dancers Karnatic Kattaikkuttu

Faculty member Sue Rees served as the technical director for the four-city tour of Karnatic Kattaikkuttu.

Swope Music Hall A Thing is Determined by Its Nature

Technical Instructor of Lighting and Dance Production Mark O’Maley is the instigator and designer for the art installation A Thing is Determined by its Nature, a collaboration with WCU Theater & Dance Associate Professor Liz Staruch in the Knauer Gallery at West Chester University in West Chester, Pennsylvania.