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Original Play “Kent State: Then and Again” Debuts April 21-25
Apr 9, 2021

Boone, NC -- On May 4, 1970, Kent State University student Ray Miller was walking to class when he became an inadvertent witness to history. As Miller...

10 minute Play Festival

The 2021 10-minute play festival
Jan 21, 2021

Theatre students in the Directing Techniques course are producing 5 new 10-minute plays from playwrights across the country.Recordings of the plays wi...

Kent State: Then, and Again by Dr. Ray Miller
Jan 21, 2021

A new play that chronicles the four days leading up to the deadly shooting of students by the Ohio National Guard on the Kent State University campus ...

With two Wings

With Two Wings by Anne Negri
Jan 21, 2021

Now in its 49th season, the Appalachian Young People’s Theatre offers this award-winning play as a streaming event.Appropriate for audiences of all ...

Appalachian Dance Ensemble Photo by Lynn Willis

Best of Appalachian Dance Ensemble
Jan 21, 2021

This virtual best-of showcase from Appalachian State University's Department of Theatre and Dance features works from at least seven faculty choreogra...

This is Not the Play Poster

This Is Not The Play by Chisa Hutchinson
Jan 21, 2021

A Black playwright tries to wrangle a story from her two reluctant white characters and distrust abounds. Stereotypes, prejudice, and perceptions of r...

A virtual stage keeps App State arts patrons, students entertained — from a distance
Jan 20, 2021

With pandemic safety measures top of mind, the Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance announces six virtual events...

Dracula is set for Oct. 31 and Nov. 1

Tune In On Halloween To Hear Dracula Haunt The High Country
Oct 22, 2020

By Amanda BrasierThe classic tale of “Dracula,” with a campy twist and stops in the High Country, is coming to the airwaves of WASU-FM 90.5 o...

Fine and Applied Arts Award Winners

College Recognizes Outstanding Faculty and Staff Contributions During 2020 Awards
Oct 1, 2020

Appalachian State University’s College of Fine and Applied Arts recognized its 2020 outstanding faculty and staff at the college’s annual awards p...

Theatre and Dance Begins Season With Four Original Performances Of “The COVID Chronicles” On Sept. 18
Sep 4, 2020

Photo Cutline: The cast and director of Act I of the COVID Chronicles hold a virtual rehearsal. By Keith Martin(Boone, N.C.) – Appalachian Stat...