Upcoming Performances

Upcoming Performances

App State’s Department of Theatre and Dance Announces Slate of Eight Performances For 2021-2022

Thursday, September 9, 2021 to Thursday, May 19, 2022

By Keith Martin BOONE, N.C. -- Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance is announcing its 2021-2022 slate of eight productions showcasing the talents of Appalachian students, staff, and faculty, returning to the stage with in-person performances for the first time in 18 months.

First Year Showcase

Friday, September 24, 2021 to Sunday, September 26, 2021

First Year Showcase: In Our Bubbles... Directed by Marianne Adams and Dr. Gina Grandi September 24 and 25, 7 p.m., September 26 at 2 p.m.

The Thanksgiving Play

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 to Sunday, October 3, 2021

The Thanksgiving Play  By Larissa FastHorse Directed by Dr. Derek Davidson and Teresa Lee September 29 through October 2 at 7 p.m., October 3 at 2 p.m. Valborg Theatre

Bright Star Information

Bright Star

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 to Sunday, November 7, 2021

Bright Star Concert Version  By Steve Martin and Edie Brickell Directed by Keith Martin November 3 through 6 at 7 p.m., November 7 at 2 p.m., Valborg Theatre

FADE Information

Fall Appalachian Dance Ensemble

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 to Sunday, November 21, 2021

Fall Appalachian Dance Ensemble  November 17 through 20 at 7 p.m., November 21 at 2 p.m., Valborg Theatre

The Bourgeois Gentleman Info

The Bourgeois Gentleman

Wednesday, February 23, 2022 to Sunday, February 27, 2022

The Bourgeois Gentleman   By Molière, translated by Bernard Sahlins Directed by Derek Gagnier February 23 through 26 at 7 p.m., February 27 at 2 p.m.

SADE Information

Spring Appalachian Dance Ensemble

Wednesday, March 23, 2022 to Sunday, March 27, 2022

Spring Appalachian Dance Ensemble (SADE) March 23 through 26 at 7 p.m., March 27 at 2 p.m. Valborg Theatre

Appalachian Young Peoples Theatre (AYPT)

Friday, April 8, 2022 to Sunday, April 10, 2022

Appalachian Echoes Adapted and Directed by Teresa Lee AYPT 50th Anniversary Celebration April 8 at 7 p.m., April 9 and 10 at 2 p.m. I.G. Greer Studio Theatre

Past Performances

App State Department of Theatre and Dance Creates Virtual Slate of Fall Performances

The cast of Spring Awakening were able to perform together using technology during the Spring 2020 "shelter in place" order. The performance caught the attention of Broadway World, which featured the video on its website.  By Keith Martin

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

Photo Cutline: The cast and director of Act I of the COVID Chronicles hold a virtual rehearsal.  By Keith Martin

The COVID Chronicles: Monologues Created During the Pandemic

Act I -- Friday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. -- Watch it again on. 

Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore

Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore By Elizabeth Rush Premieres October 3 at 7 p.m. on the Theatre and Dance YouTube Channel

American Dance Festival’s Movies by Movers

American Dance Festival’s Movies by Movers  October 12 – 18, streamed on a continuous basis Still from Canis Major, by Charli Brissey.