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Theatre and Dance Archive

Art, beauty and truth explored in ‘The Countess’ Feb. 25-March 1

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents the costume drama “The Countess” in the intimate Valborg Theatre Feb. 25-29 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee performance March 1 at 2 p.m. Dr. Paulette Marty, a theatre faculty professor who specializes in theatre history, dramatic literature, dramaturgy, and cross-disciplinary topics, directs the production.

Campus and local community assistance sought for 24-Hour Play Festival

BOONE—Are you interested in helping Appalachian State University students write, rehearse and perform a play in 24 hours? Five campus clubs are collaborating for this exciting feat and need volunteers.

Momentum Dance Showcase to be presented Jan. 23 and 24

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present the 2015 Momentum Dance Showcase Jan. 23 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Varsity Gym Dance Studio on campus.

Fall Appalachian Dance Ensemble Nov. 19-22

BOONE—Appalachian State University’ Department of Theatre and Dance presents the Fall Appalachian Dance Ensemble (FADE), the final dance concert this semester. The eclectic and entertaining show runs Wednesday, Nov. 19, through Saturday, Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Valborg Theatre on the Appalachian campus.

Moliere’s comedy “Tartuffe” with New Orleans flair to be presented Nov. 5-8, 12-15

BOONE—The Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents Moliere’s beloved comedy “Tartuffe” in the intimate I.G. Greer Studio Theatre on the Appalachian campus. This classic tale – with a modern spin – will be presented in an extended two-week run Nov. 5-8 and 12-15 at 7:30 p.m., with a 2 p.m. matinee on Nov. 9 and 16.

North Carolina Dance Festival to be presented Oct. 23-25

BOONE—The Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance presents the 24th Annual North Carolina Dance Festival (NCDF), a touring celebration that showcases the work of renowned and aspiring dance artists from across the state. NCDF will be presented on campus in the Valborg Theatre on Oct. 23 – 25 at 7:30 p.m.

Multi-award winning musical comedy ‘Urinetown’ to be presented Oct. 11-12

BOONE—On Homecoming weekend, the Appalachian Musical Theatre Ensemble will present the multi-award winning musical comedy “Urinetown” by Greg Kotis and Mark Hollmann. Performances take place at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11 and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 12, in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall on the Appalachian State University campus.

Women’s Theatre Troupe presents “Decision Height” Oct. 9, 10 and 12

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Women’s Theatre Troupe presents the new historical drama “Decision Height” by Meredith Dayna Levy in the intimate I.G. Greer Studio Theatre on campus. Feminism’s historical roots are examined in this production about the training of the first female service pilots.

New play “Holmes: The Art of Deduction” to be presented Oct. 1-5

BOONE—Check your magnifying glasses at the door! Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Holmes: The Art of Deduction,” an original work by Dr. Derek Davidson and directed by Teresa Lee, both theatre faculty members. This family-friendly play – recommended for ages 8 and above – will be presented on campus in the state-of-the-art Valborg Theatre Oct. 1 – 4 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee performance on Oct. 5 at 2 p.m.