Friday, August 12, 2011

Theatre & Dance 2011-2012 Season Announced!

Assemblywomen by Aristophanes
In this Greek comedy, the women of Athens gain control of the city, instituting a totalitarian-esque government. Among their government changes, each Athenian is fed, housed, and taken care of-- and every man may sleep with every woman.

October 18-22 at 8:00 pm, October 23 at 2:00 pm in the Lupin Theater.
Directed by Antony Sandoval

Above the Oaks by the Newcomb Dance Company
The Newcomb Dance Company presents their fall dance concert in the intimate and flexible performance space of McWilliams' Room 300. Above the Oaks features original choreography by the Newcomb Dance Faculty.

November 1-5 at 8 pm, November 6 at 2 pm in McWilliams' Room 300.
Alice Pascal Escher - Artistic Director.

Tickets for this event are $10.

The Skriker by Caryl Churchill
Combining theater and dance, along with mask work and puppetry, Frank directs Churchill’s desperate fairy tale of love and revenge. The Skriker, an ancient fairy and shapeshifter surrounded by creatures of the underworld, haunts, seduces, and entraps two teenage mothers.

November 29 - December 3 at 8 pm, December 4 at 2 pm in Lupin Theater.
Directed by Rebecca Frank.

Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare
This early comedy by William Shakespeare explores the conflict between loyalty to friends and the foolish pursuit of young people in love.

February 28- March 3 at 8:00 pm, March 4 at 2:00 pm in the Lupin Theater.
This is a co-production with The New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane.

An Evening of Dance by the Newcomb Dance Company
The Newcomb Dance Program Faculty, along with guest choreographers, will present new ballet and modern dance choreography featuring the Newcomb Dance Company.
March 30-31 at 8 pm, April 1 at 2:00 pm in Dixon Auditorium
Alice Pascal Escher - Artistic Director