2014-2015 Performances

        Celebrating 50 Years of Theatre & Dance

Fall 2014

Tartuffe

Written by: Moliere
Director: Marc Jacobs
Dates: Nov 14, 15, 21 & 22 @ 8pm
Nov 23 @ 2pm
Location: University Theatre

Orgon has been totally fooled by a seemingly holy vagrant named Tartuffe, giving him free rein over his family and his fortune.  Orgon ignores the advice of the family and their feisty maid while Tartuffe schemes to marry Orgon's daughter and seduce his wife!

Ice/Ice-X

Producer & Choreographer: Eric Kupers
Dates: December 5 @ 8 PM
December 6 @ 2 PM & 8 PM
Location: PE 140

Experience the seeds of emerging works. These concerts introduce performers from across the campus and community.   ICE features contemporary and traditional dance. ICE-X is a production of the Inclusive Interdisciplinary Ensemble  and showcases works that stretch the boundaries of dance, music, theater and community ritual.

It's a Wonderful Life (The Radio Play)

Written by: Philip Grecian, based on the film by Frank Capra
Director: Carlos Aguirre
Dates: Dec 12 & 13 @ 8pm
Dec 14 @ 2pm
Location: Studio Theatre

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.

Tickets are available to purchase 3 three weeks before opening night.

Winter 2015

In The Heights

Music & Lyrics by: Lin-Manual Miranda
Book by: Quiara Alegria Hudes

Director: Darryl V. Jones
Choreographer: Laura Ellis
Music Director: Sierra Dee
Dates: Mar 6, 7, 13 & 14 @ 8pm
Mar 15 @ 2pm
Location: University Theatre

IN THE HEIGHTS is a high-energy show that features loveable characters; an urban and contemporary musical score with touches of hip-hop as well as, salsa and hip-hop infused choreography.  Written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, this hip musical will win you over with its moving story and hot, passionate tunes. The musical tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood – It's a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which ones you leave behind.  IN THE HEIGHTS is the winner of the 2008 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Score, Best Choreography and Best Orchestrations.

Tickets are available to purchase online 3 weeks before opening night.

Spring 2015

Dance Concert 

Choreographer: Nina Haft
Dates: May 1, 2, 8 & 9 @ 8pm
May 10 @ 2pm
Location: University Theatre

A House Divided
...a dance theatre journey of love, loss and desperation
Based upon Garcia Lorca's famous play, La Casa de Bernarda Alba, our concert explores what happens when youth is squandered, and love turns to tragedy in a rural village. Set to poetry by Lorca and traditional Spanish guitar music. Choreographed by Nina Haft (faculty) with assistant choreographer Katrena Cohea (Senior, Dance Major).

Pilipino Cultural Night

Produced in cooperation wtih PASA

Dates: May 22 @ 7:30pm
May 23 @ 6:30pm
Location: University Theatre

An original, student - generated script blended with traditional folk dance and contemporary pop culture.

Performance Fusion

Dates: Program 1: May 29 & 30 @ 8pm
Program 2: June 5 & 6 @ 8pm
June 7 @ 2pm

This annual production fuses theatre and dance performances directed and choreographed by advanced studetns. Each year these students light up their imaginations to create a special collection of short plays, performance art, dance and dancetheatre.

Tickets are available to purchase online 3 weeks before opening night.

 
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