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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Ithaca Arthaus is an affordable housing apartment building for artists currently under construction at 130 Cherry St. The ground floor will feature an art gallery.

Ithaca creates affordable housing for local artists

By Katie Krom, Staff Writer March 17, 2021
The Ithaca Arthaus is an affordable housing apartment building for artists currently under construction at 130 Cherry St. The ground floor will feature an art gallery.
The fall seasons at Ithaca College’s Department of Theatre Arts and local theaters in Ithaca will look different this year because of the coronavirus. At The Cherry Arts’ first production in September, actors will wear masks, while The Cherry’s later fall performances will be streamed live.

Ithaca theaters adjust to COVID-19

By Gabrielle Topping, Staff Writer September 11, 2020
The fall seasons at Ithaca College’s Department of Theatre Arts and local theaters in Ithaca will look different this year because of the coronavirus.
Sophomore Lucia Vecchio, who plays the role of Greta in “The Snow Queen,” and Jeffrey Guyton, cast member, watch a shadow puppetry scene during a rehearsal at The Cherry Arts.

Students work with locals to bring new life to a classic tale

By Brontë Cook, Staff Writer December 12, 2017
Adapted from the Hans Christian Andersen classic that inspired Disney’s “Frozen,” local theater company, The Cherry Arts, presents “The Snow Queen.”
Editorial: Local theater initiatives deserve more recognition

Editorial: Local theater initiatives deserve more recognition

September 13, 2017
Theater is a representation of the world around us. It displays our cultural anxieties, fears and pressing issues.
The Ghostlight Project occurred within theater communities nationally — from Broadway to high school, regional and community theaters. CONNOR LANGE/ THE ITHACAN

Ithaca theater community marches for the Ghostlight Project

By Kate Nalepinski, Life & Culture Editor January 23, 2017
The Ghostlight Project originated as an attempt to combat Donald Trump’s re-occurring hate speech before and throughout his election campaign.
Right, Ithaca College lecturer Jennifer Herzog, the new associate  artistic director of The Cherry Arts, performs in “A Cherry Timedive.”

IC professor seeks to support local artists with new group

By Kalia Kornegay, Staff Writer February 10, 2016
Ithaca College lecturer Jennifer Herzog will be leaving the Civic Ensemble to become the new associate artistic director for The Cherry Arts.
Audience members in The Cherry Arts’ “White Rabbit Red Rabbit” are called up to the stage to interact with the play during the Dec. 4 showing. The play was written by Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour.

Grab the play by the ears: Actors face artistic challenges

By Angela Poffenbaugh, Staff Writer December 9, 2015
Unlike most plays, "White Rabbit Red Rabbit" has no set, prior rehearsals or director, with a different actor for each of the seven nights who have not read the script until the moment they step on stage.
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