Theatre and Dance Archive
Appalachian alumnus and professor gives back through student scholarships, presents ‘Roxanne’s Rivalry’ fundraiser March 4
By Meghan McCandless
Theatre Professor Gordon Hensley ’98 has always been drawn to Appalachian State University. First as a theatre education student and now as a faculty member, his passion for the Department of Theatre and Dance runs deep. Five years ago, Hensley, who also directs the department’s theatre education program, saw a need in his area and jumped on the chance to make a difference by creating the Theatre Education Alumni Scholarship.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.