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Theatre and Dance Archive

Shakespeare Scholar Ralph Alan Cohen to speak Dec. 2

BOONE—Dr. Ralph Alan Cohen, noted Shakespeare scholar and co-founder of the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Va., will discuss “The Role of the Arts in Building Community Economies” at Appalachian State University Dec. 2 at 7 p.m.

Appalachian Women’s Theatre Troupe presents inaugural production Nov. 23 and 24

BOONE—The newly formed Appalachian Women’s Theatre Troupe presents its inaugural production, Madeline George’s “The Most Massive Woman Wins,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24. The show will be performed in the intimate I.G. Greer Studio Theatre on the Appalachian State University campus.

Appalachian Dance Ensemble to be presented Nov. 21-23

BOONE—The Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance presents the Fall Appalachian Dance Ensemble (FADE) in the newly renovated Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 – 23. This popular event features artistic works by both undergraduate students and dance faculty.

“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.