Mississippi Bend Players will premiere the comedy "Beginner’s Luck," written by Emmy Award nominee and Golden Girls producer P.J. Lasker Aug. 3-12.
This 1934 American play by Lillian Hellman is set in an all-girls boarding school run by two women.
Unabridged is Augustana's club for English and creative writing majors. Every two weeks the group meets for English major coffee hours or to sponsor campus-wide events like Yoga for Writers, a book vs. movie club, Cards Against Humanity games, end-of-term Write-Ins, or workshops on job seeking and applying to grad schools.
President: Allyson Jesse
Vice President: Sabrina Hill
Advisor: Meg Gillette
SAGA is Augustana's art and literary magazine. Published once a year, the student-run magazine accepts student submissions of poetry, fiction, and artwork, including drawings, paintings, and photography. The SAGA staff also organizes poetry slams, readings and a yearly gallery walk featuring student art work.
Advisor: Rebecca Wee.
Black Squirrel Productions is an interdisciplinary film society that provides an opportunity for students to make movies and develop multi-media portfolios.
Advisor: Kevin Carton
The Mississippi Bend Players will present the Tennessee Williams' classic "The Glass Menagerie" July 13-15 and 20-22. The 1944 play, which catapulted Williams to fame, is the story of officer, dreamer and poet Tom Wingfield, who reminisces about working in a warehouse and living with his overbearing mother and shy sister .
The Mississippi Bend Players, led by Broadway director and Augustana alumnus Phil McKinley, will kick off their second season with the musical "Big River: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."