FREEING MINDS A Campaign for St. John's College
This student-led group promotes art, both its making and its appreciation, on campus and on museum trips. The club hosts workshops and post-seminar receptions in the Mitchell Gallery. Several times each semester they host a Fireside Chat led by a student, faculty member, or staff person who delivers an informal lecture on a piece of art or music. Once a year, the club organizes a student exhibit which is on view in the halls of Mellon.
Cult classics, regular classics, and some films defying categorization are shown for free in the FSK auditorium by the Film Society once a semester.
The King William Players (KWP) stage productions each year from classical to modern. Since the club is student-run, it allows for a diverse range of theatrical genres that reflect the changing interests of the community. Previous productions have included No Exit, Spring Awakening, As You Like It, Lysistrata, and Arcadia. In addition to performing, student thespians are also welcome to write and direct plays. For example KWP students write, direct, and perform Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, 30 original plays, annually. Workshops to build skills and trips to see local plays are also offered. Through KWP, students with a variety of interests have the opportunity to foster and hone their talents.