Auditions for Spring 2016 have concluded.  If you were not cast, please consider this class:

Alien vs. Predator: A Devised Theatre Project

Special Topics: Performance THTR 4882 (4 SH)

Engages students as a collaborative ensemble devising, rehearsing, and performing an original production. Explores diverse performances styles, rehearsal techniques, and strategies for creating performances from source material, and offers alternative methods for making theatre. Investigates innovative and experimental ways of bringing emotion, imagery, and language to performative life. Alien vs. Predator will be devised from the poetry of Michael Robbins. This project includes evening rehearsals from April 5-14 and culminates in three public performances April 15-17. Directed/taught by David R. Gammons

For casting for each Spring 2016 production, please see the individual cast list pages.

The shows:

Heidi
The Heidi Chronicles
By Wendy Wasserstein
Directed by Bridget Kathleen O’Leary
Performances: February 16-28
Heidi Holland comes of age at the dawn of the women’s movement, determined to “have it all.” A fast, funny, and groundbreaking examination of feminism from the 1960s to the 1990s.

Spelling Bee
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Music & Lyrics by William Finn
Book by Rachel Sheinkin
Directed by Scott Edmiston
Performances: March 22 – April 3
In this bee-loved musical, six overachieving adolescents vie for the coveted championship and try spell their way out of floccinaucinihilipilification to immertalitee immortality.