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Season 2020-21

Table for One, The Tenth Annual Dance Minor Concert

Artistic Direction by Julie Petry, MFA

Live Performance CANCELLED but the online viewing of Series A & Series B is now available below.

Online Viewing of additional works:

Series A – Dance for the Camera Works – CLICK ⟶
Series B – K.S. Gross Auditorium Works – CLICK ⟶

The live performance on the Academic Quad will feature four solos and one duet. Limited seating will be first come, first served, but strolling by is also welcome.
The online series features a collection of fully staged dance works paired with site-specific dance for the camera pieces.
All these works explore the impacts of the COVID-19 experience on our lives. All programs feature choreography and performances by BU Dance Minors and collaborative design elements by Theatre faculty and students.

To view the program, click on this link.

Season 2021-22

John Proctor is the Villain
by Kimberly Belflower
Fall 2021
In present day Appalachian Georgia, a high school class explores the seminal American classic, The Crucible. As scandal swirls in their community and old heroes are unmasked, the English assignment becomes uncomfortably relevant for the students. The line between witch and heroine blurs in this post-Me Too examination of power, love, and sex education.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Dr. Carrie Winship
Spring 2022
Love triangles, love quadrangles, couples and an ass on a Bottom. Magic and mischief in the woods and an imminent wedding at the palace...

11th Annual Dance Minor Concert
Prof. Julie Petry, Artistic Director
Spring 2022
The Dance Minor Concert is inspired by a variety of topical themes and explores a vast array of exciting dance styles. The Concert blends student, faculty and staff talents as choreographers, dancers, lighting designers, costume designers, and sound designers.

Student Driven Projects
Student artists at the helm.
Spring 2022
Stay tuned for exciting new theatrical projects initiated by students.

Plays in Bloom: A New Play Development Program
Prof. David A. Miller, Artistic Director
Spring 2022
Student artists and professional guest artists collaborated to develop new plays. The Plays in Bloom Residency kicks off in May 2022.

Season 2020-21

The Screen Plays

Dramatic Stories & Digital (Dis)connections
A virtual performance festival of six original plays written and performed by Bloomsburg University students.

Student playwrights from Theatre and Creative Writing have written short plays set in a video/digital environment (real or invented). The truthful circumstances of their environment make it necessary that their meeting is by way of digital screens. The plays are acted by students and directed by advanced directing students and faculty from the Division of Theatre and Dance.

The six original plays premiered over two nights on Wednesday, November 11 at 7:30pm and Thursday, November 12 at 7:30pm. On Friday, November 13 at 7:30pm the Conversation Series premiered--a backstage listen about the process from the playwrights, directors, designers, and dramaturgs on the plays.

To learn more about The Screen Plays and to watch them, visit The Screen Plays page by clicking this link.

Much Ado About Murder

A Virtual Audience Participation Murder Mystery
by Pat Cook
Directed by Dr. Carrie Winship
March 10-14, 2021

Rich but rotten Carlton Larraby is hosting yet another themed dinner party for his family and friends: a Halloween party with everybody dressed as a character from Shakespeare. The macabre surprise at this particular party? Someone's been murdered and it's up to the guests, including the audience, to solve the mystery.

To view the program, click on this link (PDF).

Project F.A.N.T.A.S.T.I.C.A.L.: Labyrinth of Stagnant Souls

A Student-Driven Project initiated by Olivia Hershey, Samantha Corcos, and Sarah Goldstein
We invite you to come with us and venture through this labyrinth of the possible, the impossible, and the fantastical. To view the performance, please join us on YouTube:

To view the program, click on this link (PDF).

Audition Information

For audition information for all plays and musicals, visit the Auditions page.
For information about joining the dance program, visit the Dance Minor page.

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