OUR SEASON

FALL 2013

fall dance posterFall Dance Concert

Original Choreography by Christine Cali & Kristen Daley

November 21-24, 2013
Evert B. Person Theatre


Explore the rich soundscapes of SSU’s Nature Preserves through dance and music, in collaboration with guests Bernie Krause, Claudia Luke, Jessie Olsen Bay, Risa Jaroslow and Rogelio Lopez.

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Blur poster Blur

By Melanie Marnich
Directed by Jennifer King


October 17-26, 2013
Studio 76, Ives Hall


Life is wonderfully safe in the eccentric world of Dot Di Prima and her mother, until the day Dot is diagnosed with a genetic disease that will cause her to gradually lose her vision. Now Dot must learn how to find and create relationships with friends and family guided by her heart rather than her sight.

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Ghost Sonata posterGhost Sonata

By August Strindberg
Directed by Judy Navas


Oct 31 - Nov 9, 2013
Evert B. Person Theatre


Complete with vampires and mummies, a mind-blowing masterpiece of modern theatre perfect for Halloween! Brilliantly designed sets, costumes and eerie black-light projections create a shadowy, translucent “Tim Burton-like” phantom world. Seated on-stage, two audiences face one other while the drama unfurls!

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mega hotMega Hot Lava New Play Festival

By SSU Students
Curated by Scott Horstein


November 14-16, 2013
Studio 76, Ives Hall


Original script-in-hand readings of new short plays from SSU’s playwrights of tomorrow! Who knows what this year’s festival will bring?

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SPRING 2014

operasFiddler on the Roof

Music by Jerry Bock, Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and Book by Joseph Stein

Musical Direction by Lynne Morrow, Stage Direction by Adrian Elfenbaum

 

February 6-16, Evert B. Person Theatre

A co-production of the Departments of Music and Theatre Arts & Dance.

A Jewish family clings to its sacred traditions in the face of a rapidly changing world.  Join us for the 50th Anniversary of this beloved, joyous celebration of the power of love and the triumph of the human spirit.  L’chaim!  …to LIFE!

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She Kills Monsters posterShe Kill Monsters

By Qui Nguyen
Directed by Paul Draper

March 5-8, 26-29
Ives Studio 119

A pseudo-violent comedy adventure of identity, fantasy, and killing monsters!

High school teacher Agnes comes to terms with the death of a teenage sister she never really knew when she discovers Tilly's secret gamer world of Dungeons & Dragons. Dubbed “Agnes the Asshatted,” she follows the dynamic trio of Tilius, Lilith & Kaliope in search of the lost soul of Athens, confronts Orcus of the Underworld, battles a 5-headed dragon Tiamat, and finds her true self.

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the seanceSpring Dance Concert

Original Choreography
By SSU students
Directed by Christine Cali

April 11-19
Person Theatre


Celebrate the creative talent of SSU’s future dance artists as they explore a wide variety of dance styles and genres, including hip-hop, jazz, lyrical, contemporary and ballet. Full of inventive movement, bold and expressive dancing, as well as adventurous choreographic choices!

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spring danceComedy of Errors

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Dario Tangelson

Acting Block Showcase
Shakespeare and Commedia del Arte!
April 25-27, 2014