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This Is Not the Play

A Black playwright tries to wrangle a story from her two reluctant white characters and distrust abounds. Stereotypes, prejudice, and perceptions of race and gender are at the forefront of This is Not the Play: a play about the process of creating a play. Originally commissioned by Mad Dog Theater Company in NYC, App State has […]

Best of the Appalachian Dance Ensemble

photo by Lynn WillisThis virtual best-of showcase from Appalachian State University's Department of Theatre and Dance features nine works from faculty choreographers, including Emily Daughtridge, Chris Yon, Susan Lutz, Regina Gulick, Kevin Warner, Cara Hagan, Ray Miller, Brad Parquette, and Sherone Price, danced by App State student performers. All curated works were produced between 2011-2019 and […]

With Two Wings

Now in its 49th season, the Appalachian Young People’s Theatre offers this award-winning play as a live streaming event, while keeping options open for possible limited live performances. Appropriate for audiences of all ages, With Two Wings is set in a fantasy world where people have wings. A young boy named Lyf lives an isolated […]

Kent State: Then and Now

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 in May 1970. This event left four students dead, 13 others wounded and a nation in disbelief. There is no single story about this tragic event; there are […]

10-Minute Play Festival

Theatre students in the Directing Techniques course are producing more than 12 new 10-minute plays from playwrights across the country. Recordings of the plays will be available for public viewing starting May 1, but advance registration is required via the Department of Theatre and Dance website. All registrants will receive a private link to access […]