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Theatre and Dance Archive

Appalachian’s Department of Theatre and Dance announces spring season

By Nancye Edwards and Keith Martin

BOONE, N.C.—The Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance will present four shows between Feb. 22 and April 30, in either the Valborg Theatre or the I.G. Greer Studio Theatre on the university campus. Productions include “Silence,” “The Mischief Makers,” “Flight from the Mahabarath,” and a performance by the Spring Appalachian Dance Ensemble.

Appalachian’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents ‘Silence’ Feb. 22-26

By Nancye Edwards

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents its first spring stage production, “Silence” by British playwright Moira Buffini, Feb. 22–25 at 7 p.m., with a matinee on Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. in Valborg Theater. Ticket prices for this dark comedy are $10 for students and $17 for adults.

The North Carolina Theatre Conference to honor Appalachian with its College/University Award

By University Communications

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University has received the 2016 College/University Award of the North Carolina Theatre Conference (NCTC), a Greensboro-based service organization for student, community and professional theatre across the state. The award will be presented Feb. 24 on Appalachian’s campus.

Jessica Lang Dance to perform Feb. 8 at Appalachian; master classes also planned

By Ken Keuffel

BOONE, N.C.—For famed choreographer Jessica Lang, a performance of her dance works should be “much like serving a meal.”

Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance hosts scholarship fundraiser Dec. 3

By Gordon Hensley

BOONE, N.C.—Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present the fundraiser “Roxanne’s Rivalry” in Room 420 (Parkway Ballroom) of the Plemmons Student Union on Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. Proceeds from the show help fund five annual scholarships for students majoring in theatre education.

Fall Appalachian Dance Ensemble to take place at Appalachian State University Nov. 16-19

By: Aaron Green, Krystopher Paschen and Megan Smalley

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will premiere seven original dance works during the Fall Appalachian Dance Ensemble (FADE) Nov. 16-19 at 7 p.m. in Valborg Theatre on the university campus. Ticket prices are $10 for students and $17 for adults.

Tony and Emmy Award-winning legend Ben Vereen to give master class on musical theatre Nov. 11 for theatre majors at Appalachian State University

By Keith Martin

BOONE—Famed actor Ben Vereen will lead a master class on musical theatre for three theatre majors at Appalachian State University at 3 p.m. Nov. 11 in the Valborg Theatre on the university campus.

Appalachian’s Department of Theatre and Dance to present ‘Love and Information’ Nov. 2-11

By Nancye Edwards, Danielle Kearns, Lauren Pavlacka and Julia Ridenhour

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present “Love and Information” by Caryl Churchill Nov. 2-11 in the I.G. Greer Studio Theater on the university’s campus.

Appalachian’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents the North Carolina Dance Festival Oct. 27–29

By: Morgan White and Matt Denney

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present the North Carolina Dance Festival (NCDF) in the Valborg Theatre on the university campus Oct. 27–29 at 7 p.m. The festival is a celebration of the state’s legacy of accomplished and admired dancers, and prices are $10 for students and $17 for adults.