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Comedic director gives Theatre students some serious training
Monday, February 13, 2012

Being funny is a workout, says actress and director Rima Miller. That's why while she's instructing Theatre students in physical comedy, she's also having her students exercise to prepare for their roles, holding a regular two-hour night class to learn new exercises.

"I'm teaching basics of that style of acting -- how to use the body in a funny way -- that requires learning timing, movement, and how to relate to the audience," says Miller. "Physical training is required to be able to do this, so we do that, too."

Miller is this semester's visiting instructor in the Department of Theatre’s Guest Artist Series. The Series gives students opportunities to work with national and international practitioners of specific theatre forms and network with professionals in the theatre industry.

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Fort Lewis College to host the Native American & Indigenous Leadership Conference
Thursday, February 09, 2012

The Native American & Indigenous Leadership Conference will bring together Native American experts on leadership from across the country. The presentations will include games, seminars, panel discussions and lectures.

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Carnegie Hall welcomes FLC Music student and ragtime piano world champion
Monday, January 30, 2012

Swanson plays a little ragtime in Fort Lewis College's Roshong Recital Hall. In 2002, when Adam Swanson was 10 years old, he first heard ragtime music. “We bought my grandparents an internet system, and I heard ragtime as the backgr ... Read the rest of entry »

Let it snow!
Sunday, December 04, 2011

When winter fever strikes Fort Lewis College, there's only one cure: Get outside. Fortunately, here in beautiful and rugged southwestern Colorado there are plenty of places and ways to get out-of-doors, with adventures suited to any and every s ... Read the rest of entry »

Fort Lewis students have lowest debt load in Colorado
Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Fort Lewis College graduates in 2010 carried the lowest debt load among public and private four-year schools in Colorado, according to a nation-wide study of student indebtedness. The Project on Student Debt says the debt load for FLC students is ... Read the rest of entry »

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