Category Archives: Events

WestCo Disco

Michael Vaughan ’16 wants you to shake ‘all that:’

The Westco Disco aims to bring a sexy, sweaty, underground night club to the basement of WestCo. Wesleyan DJs will be spinning dance music in the Westco Cafe from 10pm to 2am. Come dance. All. Night. Long.

Time: 10PM to 2AM
Place: WestCo Cafe

Lunchbox Sketch Comedy Auditions

Lunchbox PosterAre you funny? Have people told you lately that you’re funny? Most importantly, have I told you lately that I love you? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, then come and audition for Lunchbox, Wesleyan’s Sketchiest Comedy Group!

We write and workshop comedic sketches, rehearse them, and then perform them in front of a highly judgmental jury of our peers.

No need to prepare anything! We will ask you and a partner to read a two-person sketch!

  • WHEN?: Saturday (TOMORROW) from 12-2pm; Monday from 9-11pm
  • WHERE?: Nicolson Lounge.
  • FACEBOOK?: Here.

If you want to audition but cannot make any of the audition times, please send an email to sbillinkoff(at)wesleyan(dot)edu.

Audition for Avenue Q

Lucy obviously copied my VMA outfit…

Avenue who? Avenue Q! From Hannah “DJ Hannah Rimm” Rimm ’15:
From the folks who brought you Spring Awakening and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, in cooperation with Second Stage, comes a raunchy puppet musical! Audition to be part of a cast that includes Lucy the Slut, Christmas Eve, and Gary Coleman. Try out this Saturday and Sunday in the Memorial Chapel Rehearsal Room. For the audition please prepare a short song and monologue (preferably comedic). Sign up for an audition time on Facebook or at this link. Questions can be directed to slmartin(at)wes.
Date/Time: Saturday 9/7 from 2-5 and Sunday 9/8 from 6:30-9:30
Place: Memorial Chapel Meeting/Rehearsal Room

Audition for The Seagull

seagullFrom the very theatrical Grace Herman-Holland ’15:

Audition for this semester’s Theater Department faculty production, directed by Yuri Kordonsky! If you want to familiarize yourself with the play, you can read it here.

Auditions will be held in the East Room at the CFA Theater Studios on Saturday September 7th (12 pm-5pm) and Sunday September 8th (12 pm-5pm). Please sign up for one 15-minute timeslot on the callboard posted at the entrance to the Theater Studios in the CFA. Callbacks, if necessary, will take place on Monday September 9th (6pm-9 pm) and Tuesday September 10th (6 pm-9 pm).

Performances will be November 13th-16th.

Please prepare one memorized monologue of approximately three-four minutes in length.

This audition is open to anyone on campus, regardless of age, academic major, or theater experience. Please feel free to contact Yuri Kordonsky at ykordonsky(at)wesleyan(dot)edu or Grace Herman Holland gholland(at)wesleyan(dot)edu if you have any questions!

Performing in the theater department production is a course, and all participants receive full credit. It is also a requirement for the theater major, and for a senior honor thesis in acting.

Date: Tomorrow, September 7th and Sunday, September 8th
Time: 12pm-5pm
Place: East Room at the CFA Theater Studios

Pep Band Interest Meeting


Like hot sax? Melanie Schaffler ’15 knows where you should be:

Calling all students with a specific set of oral skills…. The Cardinal Players are looking for new members.

  • No auditions.
  • If you don’t have an instrument, we can rent one for you.
  • We only practice for an hour a week.
  • Meet people who are actually willing to watch football games with
  • you.
  • We’re pretty cute.

Find out more! Come to our interest meeting!

Date: Saturday, September 7th
Time: 1-2 PM
Place: Usdan 108
Cost: None whatsoever

Beta Theta Pi Rush BBQ


From Joey Amendola ’16:

Come join the brothers of Beta Theta Pi for their first rush event. No commitment necessary, just some free BBQ and some information about us.

Date: Fri, Sept 6
Time: 6-8 pm
Place: 184 High St
Cost: FREE

Writers, Graphic Designers, and Environmentalists Needed for GreenScene

environmentalismFrom the super green Isabel Stern ’14:

The Wesleyan GreenScene is an environmental newsletter put out by Wesleyan’s Environmental Organizer’s Network (EON). It includes all the comings and goings of environmental groups on campus, as well as news, events, articles, and pictures! If you are interested in helping design, edit, or write for GreenScene, or you are just interested in learning more about Wesleyan’s environmental scene, email Katy Hardt or Isabel Stern for more information! Help spread the word!

Deadline: Friday, September 27th
Interested? Email: Katy Hardt at khardt(at)wesleyan(dot)edu or Isabel Stern at istern(at)wesleyan(dot)edu

Post-Orientation Comedy Combo Show (TONIGHT)

Combo Show Poster TemplateCome see every comedy group perform live tonight at 7:30pm in the Nics Lounge! All groups will also be announcing their auditions, which are imminent!

  • Desperate Measures: short-form improv
  • Gag Reflex: long-form improv
  • Lunchbox: sketch comedy
  • New Teen Force: long-form improv
  • Punchline: stand-up comedy
  • Vocal Debauchery: a-cappella + sketch comedy

WHERE?: Nics Lounge.

WHEN?: TONIGHT at 7:30pm.

SHOULD I BRING A FRIEND?: Bring all your friends.

Redefine Sorority with Rho Epsilon Pi


From Brittany Benham ’15

Trying to meet some ladies at Wesleyan? Heard about this sorority on campus? Want to know what it’s all about? We want to tell you. Here’s your chance to learn what it’s like to be a part of Wesleyan’s only sorority!

If you are a female and interested in being a part of Greek Life, then join us at an informal information session in Albritton 311 on either Sunday, September 8th at 2:00pm or Monday at 5:30pm. All grade levels are welcome. Come chat with sisters, find out some cool things about women at Wes, and learn about Rho Ep!

Be sure to check out our Rush Facebook page for more info about upcoming events!

If you can’t make it to either meeting or have questions about the sorority or rush process, please feel free to contact me at bbenham[at]wesleyan[dot]edu.

Date: Sunday, September 8th OR Monday, September 9th
Time: Sun. (2:00PM – 3:00PM), Mon. (5:30PM – 6:30PM)
Place: Albritton 311

Film Series: Wet Hot American Summer

2001. USA. Dir: David Wain. With Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler. 97 min.

Send summer off with a bang! A rag-tag group of counselors face the last day of camp in this noveau cult favorite with a loaded ensemble cast. Nostalgic spoofing meets sheer absurdity as the hackneyed cliches of “summer love” give way to full-on sexual odysseys and talking cans of vegetables.

Tonight. 8pm. Goldsmith Family Cinema. $5.