Valborg 25 Alumni Reunion Weekend Schedule

We are looking forward to seeing you in April. Read through the schedule below to start planning your trip, and check back regularly for updates!

Thursday, April 11

Welcome and check-in | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Valborg Theatre Lobby

Career Conversations: Workshops and Master Classes for Students (Day One) | 9:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Chapell Wilson Hall, Valborg Theatre, I.G. Greer Sudio Theatre and other locations
Day one of panel discussions, master classes and special presentations by TD alumni and friends of the department, designed specifically for our alumni to share their expertise with our students. Specific sessions and presenters TBA by early spring semester. All alumni are welcome to attend!

Dinner on Your Own | 5 p.m. until

Friday, April 12

Welcome and check-in | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Valborg Theatre Lobby

Career Conversations: Workshops and Master Classes for Students (Day Two) | 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Chapell Wilson Hall, Valborg Theatre and other locations
Day two of panel discussions, master classes and special presentations by TD alumni and friends of the department, designed specifically for our alumni to share their expertise with our students. Specific sessions and presenters TBA by early spring semester. All alumni are welcome to attend!

Alumni and Student Networking Mixer | 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Valborg Theatre Lobby
Immediately following “Career Conversations,” this is an informal opportunity for our alumni and current students to talk. This special opportunity provides a forum for our students to mine the wealth of insight that our alumni have to share. Drop in and stay as long as you can!

Free Time | 3:306 p.m.

Free time to grab a coffee with friends, buy some App State gear at the bookstore or to take a walk around our beautiful campus.

Alumni Welcome Dinner | 6 – 9 p.m.
Plemmons Student Union Solarium (casual dress)
Join us for some Woodlands Barbeque in the university’s beautiful Solarium with guests Phyllis Kloda, Dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts, and our current and Emeriti Theatre and Dance faculty. This is our opportunity to welcome you back, and for you to see who else made it back for the weekend. 

Open Mic Night | 9:15 pm – until
IG Greer Studio Theatre
Just what it says! Don’t be shy, now! Bring your favorite songs, monologues or improv sketches.

Saturday, April 13

Alumni Family Picnic | 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Valle Crucis Park, Valle Crucis, NC
Grab a sandwich to go and come on out to Valle Crucis Park to hang out by the river with friends. All are welcome!  

Theatre and Dance Advisory Board Lunch and Meeting | 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Plemmons Student Union
This meeting is for current Advisory Board members.

Free Time | 2 – 6 p.m.
Free time to grab a coffee with friends, buy some App State gear at the bookstore or take a walk around our beautiful campus.

"Valborg 25” Gala Reception | 6 – 7:40 p.m.
Plemmons Student Union Solarium (black tie optional)
Join our Provost and entire Theatre and Dance community for a gala pre-show reception of heavy hors d’oeuvres, adult beverages and a special presentation by the department chair.

Department of Theatre and Dance gala performance of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" | 8 – 10 p.m.
Valborg Theatre
Join us for the department’s 2019 interpretation of the very first show every produced in Valborg Theatre! This show stars our talented students both on stage and in the wings. All attendees receive a special gift after the show.

Sunday, April 14

This day is reserved for you to have breakfast at your favorite haunt with friends, take another walk through campus, visit the shops on King Street or to take a drive along the Parkway before you head home.