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Theatre and Dance Archive

“An Enemy of the People” to be presented Sept. 30-Oct. 4

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents “An Enemy of the People,” playwright Henrik Ibsen’s 1882 masterpiece about an eco-conscious doctor who uncovers a controversial secret. Under the direction of Dr. Kin-Yan Szeto, this timely play will be performed in the Valborg Theatre on the Appalachian campus from Sept. 30- Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee performance on Oct. 4.

The First Year Showcase to be presented Sept. 24-27

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present The First Year Showcase, an exclusive first look at up-and-coming talent at Appalachian. This showcase is family friendly and intended for all audiences. It will be presented on campus in the intimate I.G. Greer Studio Theater on Sept. 24 – 26 at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee performance on Sept. 27 at 2 p.m.

Ballet, jazz, samba and swing are part of the Summer Dance Series at Appalachian

BOONE—The Summer Dance Series at Appalachian State University begins June 2 with African dance taught by Sherone Price. The series, which runs through June 25, is sponsored by the Department of Theatre and Dance.

Summer dance series begins June 2 at Appalachian

BOONE—The Summer Dance Series sponsored by the Department of Theatre and Dance begins June 2 at Appalachian State University.

Hudnall and Keeter honored for excellence in teaching in Appalachian’s general education program

BOONE—Amy Hudnall and Rebecca Keeter have been honored for their exemplary teaching in Appalachian State University’s general education program.

Warner to chair Appalachian’s Department of Theatre and Dance

BOONE—Kevin Warner has been named chair of Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance effective July 1.

“The Diary of Anne Frank” presented April 22–26 at Appalachian

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance performs the moving full-length play “The Diary of Anne Frank,” based on a young girl’s diary entries during a two-year span of time during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands.

Appalachian Young People’s Theatre presents “Aesop’s Fables: On Stage” April 10-12

BOONE—Children and family audiences will be magically transported back to ancient Greece in the Appalachian Young People’s Theatre (AYPT) production of “Aesop’s Fables: On Stage” by Vivian and Larry Snipes. The fables are appropriate for all ages and will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday, April 10, and at 2 p.m. both Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12, in the I.G. Greer Studio Theatre at Appalachian State University.

“Assassins” musical to be presented April 2

BOONE—Marking the 150th anniversary of the April 1865 assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, the Appalachian Musical Theatre Ensemble (AMTE) presents the multi-award winning musical “Assassins” by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman. The single performance takes place at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts on the Appalachian State University campus.