BOONE—The Department of Theatre and Dance at Appalachian State University will once again host its popular summer dance series on campus. Classes will be taught in Varsity Gym room 208 and are open to the campus and community. In lieu of a class fee, donations are welcome. Contact Sayward Grindley at firstname.lastname@example.org to be included on an email list of details on teachers, classes and calendar line-up.
Theatre and Dance Archive
BOONE—Jean Giraudoux’s timeless comedy “The Madwoman of Chaillot” will be presented April 24-28 by Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance in the state-of-the-art Valborg Theatre on campus. The play follows an eccentric countess on her quest to rid the world of all evil and corrupt people.
BOONE—The 7th Power of Design symposium featuring Tim Duggan of the Make It Right Foundation will be held Tuesday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m. at Appalachian State University. The event will be held in Plemmons Student Union’s Price Lake Room. Duggan’s talk is titled “Disaster to Opportunity.” The public is invited.
BOONE—Ramon Esquivel’s heartwarming story “Luna,” about a lonely little girl’s struggle to find her place in the world, will be presented by Appalachian Young People’s Theatre (AYPT) and the Department of Theatre and Dance in I.G. Greer Studio Theatre on the Appalachian State University campus April 5-7.
Features eight world premieres and an international choreographer
BOONE—The Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance presents the Spring Appalachian Dance Ensemble (SADE) in the state-of-the-art Valborg Theatre Feb. 27 – March 2 at 7:30 p.m. Five student choreographers will showcase their work alongside pieces by faculty members Emily Daughtridge and Sherone Price and London-based choreographer Jason Piper. All eight dances are world premieres.
BOONE—Associate Professor Gordon Hensley has been named interim associate dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts at Appalachian State University. He replaces Dr. Garner Dewey who has been named director of the university’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). Hensley will transition from his duties in the Department of Theatre and Dance July 1.