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Hesselman directs student Sean Turley and actress Kristy Calman in the fall 2015 production, “Noises Off.”

Tassy Payne, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2017

Jim Hesselman. Does that name ring a bell? Some might remember glancing at his name when they were reading the program for IU Southeast’s production of “Angels in America” in 2015 or “Guys and Dolls” in 2016. Others might have seen his name when they were getting ready to sign up for ...

“Noises Off” sounds off with success

Freshman Dustin Behr caught his pants around his ankles by fellow cast members Kristy Calman and Sarah Inman during a scene from

Jordan Williams, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2015

This past Sunday, audience members huddled together in the IU Southeast Robinson Theatre and witnessed the delightful melodrama of the production efforts involved in making a play come to life in the campus production of Michael Frayn’s 1982 original, "Noises Off." The play, directed by IU Sout...

IU Southeast presents “Once Upon a Mattress” with guest star Lee Meriwether, to open Thursday

IU Southeast presents

Haley Warwick, Staff

October 28, 2014

The Horizon spoke with guest star Lee Meriwether, actress from the 1966 Batman movie and Miss America 1955, and other cast members about the upcoming production of "Once Upon a Mattress," which opens this Thursday, October 30 at 8 p.m. in the Ogle Center. Show schedule: OCTOBER 30 · 8 p.m. NOV...

Prof. brings professional experience to Theatre Dept.

IUS Horizon

October 4, 2008

It is a Sunday afternoon and there are only a few cars in the IU Southeast parking lot. Most of the lights are off in the Ogle Center, but Jim Hesselman, assistant professor of theater, is still at work in his office. “The police don’t usually like me being here on Sundays,” Hesselman said. He had jus...