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Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

“Swan Lake” connects orchestra with ballet

Rohan Press, A&E Reporter October 24, 2019

Four days. That’s the amount of time the Walla Walla Symphony had to rehearse the score for "Swan Lake" as a unified orchestra before their performance in Cordiner Hall on Oct. 20..  “We only got...

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya

“SPACING” Melds Movement with Meaning

Emma Chung, Staff Reporter November 16, 2017

This year, “SPACING,” the Whitman Dance department's fall dance performance, wove elements of music, voice and language through abstract movement. The performance, which ran from Nov. 9 to 12, was composed...

Contributed photo by Jon Christopher Meyers Photography.

Community Collaboration Brings “The Nutcracker” To Life

Lane Barton December 11, 2014

On Dec. 13, the Walla Walla community will have the opportunity to view two performances of the "The Nutcracker" in Cordiner Hall. The return of this biannual event, set up by the Walla Walla Symphony...

Most valuable pliéer: Jimmy Madden dances back into baseball

Tristan Gavin December 6, 2012
While most of James "Jimmy" Madden’s baseball teammates go through the motions of off-season weight training and honing of fundamentals, Madden circumvents the monotony with a rather unconventional addition to preparation for the spring season. Months before the left-hander will return to belting base hits for the Missionaries, he is strapping on a dance belt and taking a more light-hearted and light-of-foot approach to getting ready for returning to the field after off-season knee surgery.
Illustration: Emily Johnson

Ballerinos defy stereotypes

Allison Work December 8, 2011
Tthe number of men in Beginning Ballet has increased this year. Students discuss stereotypes surrounding sexuality in ballet.
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