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A SEASON OF THEATRE & DANCE

2014-2015

 

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PERFORMING ARTS SERIES DANCE EVENT

Claire Porter in ‘Prepositions and a Piano: a celebration of music as dance.’


August 30, 2014 at 8:00 PM


Well-known dance artist Porter celebrates the merging of music, dance, language and humor. In five vignettes, she mines the humanity of her characters as each confronts a particular everyday situation.

Main Stage

Ticket prices: $5-students/seniors, and $20-general.





NEW STUDENT SCENES

September 27, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Promising newcomers in scenes staged by this year's directing class on the Main Stage.
May contain adult themes and language.

Tickets are FREE for this performance.

 




THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

by William Shakespeare

October 8, 9, 10, 11, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Sunday October 12, 2014 at 2:00 PM 

The Bard’s classic comedy of loyalty, love, greed, disguise and justice takes place in a money-mad world where no one is truly innocent.

Directed by Elane Denny-Todd on the Main Stage

Ticket prices: $5-students/seniors/faculty/staff, and $10-general.
Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid ID.



 

FALL SENIOR PROJECT PRODUCTION

October 24, 25, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Lone Star by James McLure

Directed by senior Zoe Crankshaw and featuring senior Lucas Scaros An uproarious comedy about two bawdily rambunctious Texas brothers.
Contains adult themes and language.


Studio Theatre
Tickets are FREE for this performance but you must have a ticket.  Limited availability!

 




  "ORCHESIS 2014-15"

November 14, 15 , 2014 at 8:00 PM
Sunday November 16, 2014 at 2:00 PM

This year’s Orchesis concert features original work by students, faculty, and guest choreographers as well as the senior project of Lauren Holler. Join us for an evening of contemporary dance that is sure to move and transform you!


Artistic direction by Rashana Smith on the Main Stage


Ticket prices: $5-students/seniors/faculty/staff, and $10-general.
Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid ID.



 

DIRECTING CLASS/PLAYWRITING CLASS ONE ACT PLAYS

December 5, 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM

This annual event with student directors and playwrights is often surprising, always rich and varied, and full of student talent and energy.  May contain adult themes and language.

Main Stage

Admission is FREE for these performances, no tickets required!




 

PERFORMING ARTS SERIES THEATRE EVENT

TBA


Main Stage.

Ticket prices: $5-students/seniors, and $20-general.
                       Free for OWU students/faculty/staff with ID





KINDERTRANSPORT

By Diane Samuels

February 18, 19, 20, 21, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Sunday February 22, 2015 at 2:00 PM

An award-winning contemporary look at the rescue operation that sent Jewish children to England in 1938.  Four decades later, one of those girls, with a daughter of her own,  experiences the collision of past and present,  the true cost of survival, and the future that grows out of a traumatized past. 

Directed by D. Glen Vanderbilt Jr. in the Studio Theatre

Ticket prices: $5-students/seniors/faculty/staff, and $10-general.
Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid ID.

 




SPRING SENIOR PROJECT PRODUCTION

March 27 and 28, 2015 at 8:00 PM

The Sound of a Voice by Henry David Hwang with seniors Kristen Krak and Haenny Park. an original ghost story inspired by Japanese folk stories, films, and Noh theater.

There will also be an original performance art work by senior Ryan Haddad

Studio Theatre
Tickets are FREE for these performances but you must have a ticket.  Limited availability!

 


 

URINETOWN: THE MUSICAL

Music By Mark Hollmann, Lyrics by Hollmann and Greg Kotis, Book by Greg Kotis

April 17, 18, 24, 25, 2015 at 8:00 PM  
Sunday April 26, 2015 at 2:00 PM

A water shortage prompts the actions of both heroes and villains in this sly, vibrant, uproarious and very contemporary Tony Award-winning musical.

Directed by Ed Kahn on the Main Stage

Ticket prices: $5-students/seniors/faculty/staff, and $10-general.
Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid ID.

 


 

Other senior projects during the year will include writing an original script, creating an original group improv site-specific dance event, and participating in the New York Arts Program.

 
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