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Theatre and Dance Archive

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.

Summer dance series runs June 3-26 at Appalachian

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 grindleys@appstate.edu to be included on an email list of details on teachers, classes and calendar line-up.

“The Madwoman of Chaillot” presented April 24-28

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.

Power of Design to feature Tim Duggan of the Make It Right Foundation

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.

Appalachian Young People’s Theatre presents “Luna” April 5-7

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.

Musical “Godspell” to be presented March 23 and 24 by Appalachian Musical Theatre Ensemble and Appalachian Spiritual Life Association

BOONE—To celebrate Holy Week in the High Country, a concert production of the award-winning musical “Godspell” will be presented March 23 and 24 at First Baptist Church, 375 W. King St., by two Appalachian State University student groups.

Spring Appalachian Dance Ensemble to be presented Feb. 27 – March 2

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.