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Theatre and Dance Archive

“The Trojan Women” presented Nov. 6-10

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents the timeless tragedy “The Trojan Women” by Euripides, as adapted by Ellen McLaughlin, Wednesday through Saturday, Nov. 6 – 9, at 7:30 p.m., with a 2 p.m. matinee performance on Sunday, Nov. 10. The play follows four women who have lost their loved ones in the Trojan War and are now refugees in their own city.

Emerging and professional artists perform Oct. 24-26

BOONE—The 2013 North Carolina Dance Festival, an annual showcase that features a wide variety of North Carolina dance artists, will be presented by the Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance Oct. 24-26. A different program will be featured each night. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. in the state-of-the-art Valborg Theatre.

Price receives North Carolina Dance Alliance Choreography Fellowship

BOONE—Sherone Price, an assistant professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance at Appalachian State University, has received a 2013 choreography fellowship from the N.C. Dance Alliance. The competitive award is selected annually on the basis of a review of excerpted dance works, career achievements, and evaluation of a project proposal for a new dance work.

Cult-classic musical ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ to be presented Oct. 12-13

BOONE—The cult-classic camp musical “The Rocky Horror Show” will be presented Oct. 12 and 13 at Appalachian State University by the Appalachian Musical Theatre Ensemble in collaboration with the Appalachian Popular Programming Society (APPS).

Original work “Promises” presented Oct. 2-6

BOONE—The Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Promises,” an original work by theatre faculty member Joel Williams and directed by Derek Davidson. The play will be presented in the state-of-the-art Valborg Theatre on Oct. 2 – 5 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee performance on Oct. 6 at 2 p.m.

North Shore Decoration Day Symposium held at Appalachian

BOONE—Appalachian State University and the North Carolina Humanities Council will present the North Shore Decoration Day Symposium, a series of free events for the general public that will be held in conjunction with the Department of Theatre and Dance production of “Promises,” a new play set against the background of factual North Carolina events.

First Year Student Showcase presented Sept. 26-28

BOONE—The Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance presents the First Year Student Showcase Sept. 26 – 28 in the intimate I.G. Greer Studio Theatre on campus. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. The showcase provides first year students the opportunity to take center stage with both theatre and dance.

Theatre and Dance announces fall season, featuring original works by faculty

BOONE—The Department of Theatre and Dance at Appalachian State University announces its Fall 2013 season. Among the offerings are the premiere of local playwright Joel Williams’s Appalachian story, a new work by local choreographer Emily Daughtridge that will be seen across the state as part of the North Carolina Dance Festival, and the production of the rarely seen tragedy “Trojan Women.”

Pilates lessons offered at Appalachian

BOONE—The Department of Theatre and Dance and the Office of Conferences and Institutes at Appalachian State University are offering private Pilates lessons through the Pilates Teacher Training Program. Apprentice instructors are offering reduced rate lessons through the end of July.