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2013-2014 Season

Spring Student Dance Concert
The Comedy Of Errors
Blur
Ghost Sonata
Hot Lava New Play Festival
Fall Faculty Dance Concert
Fiddler On The Roof
She Kills Monsters

 

SPRING STUDENT DANCE CONCERT

Original Choreography by SSU students
April 10-19, 2014, Person Theatre

Spring Dance 2014 will highlight student choreography and performance that celebrates the talent of our future dance artists.

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Dario Tangelson
Shakespeare and Commedia del Arte!
April 25-27, 2014, Ives Studio 119

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BLUR

By Melanie Marnich
Directed by Jennifer King
October 17- 26, 2013, Ives Hall 76

Life is wonderfully safe in the eccentric world of Dot Di Prima and her mother, until the day Dot learns she is fated to gradually lose her vision. Now Dot must learn how to create relationships with friends and family guided by her heart rather than her sight.

GHOST SONATA

By August Strindberg
Directed by Judy Navas
October 31-November 9, 2013, Person Theatre

In a respectable middle-class house, ancient grudges play out among members of the past generation, some of who exist as mummies and vampires, while the younger generation fights for life. Simply mind-blowing!

5th Annual
SUPER MEGA MOLTEN HOT LAVA
NEW PLAY FESTIVAL

Directed by Scott Horstein
November 14-16, 2013, Ives Studio 76

Script-in-hand readings of plays by student playwrights

FACULTY DANCE CONCERT
FALL 2013
Soundscape Project

Choreography by Christine Cali and Kristen Daley, Featuring Original Music by Jesse Olsen Bay
Additional New Dances
by Risa Jaroslow & Rogelio Lopez
November 21-24, 2013, Person Theatre
December 6 at NOON, Weill Hall

Fall Dance 2013 will bring together students and faculty from across disciplines to explore the rich soundscapes of SSU's Preserves. This collaboration will culminate in a theatrical dance performance in Person Theatre and in Weill Hall (Soundscape Project only)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

Music by Jerry Bock
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Book by Joseph Stein
Musical Direction by Lynne Morrow
Stage Direction by Adrian Elfenbaum
February 6-16, 2014, 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!

SHE KILLS MONSTERS

By Qui Nguyen
Directed by Paul Draper
March 6-9, 27-30, 2014, Ives Studio 119

A young high school teacher‘s teenage sister has just died. She tries to come to terms with the untimely death of the little sister she never knew by discovering her sister’s gamer world of Dungeons & Dragons! A pseudo-violent comedy adventure of identity, fantasy, and killing monsters!

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She Kills MonstersWHAT'S HOT

Spring 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.

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Trio Ariadne

Quartet for the End of Time
Trio Ariadne

April 16, 7 pm, evert b. Person Theatre
Admission FREE, Tickets Required:
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Composed while Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) was imprisoned by the Nazis in Stalag VIII A, Quartet  for the End of Time premiered in January 1941 under the most  trying of circumstances: freezing temperatures, inferior instruments, and the wretched conditions of life  in a POW camp. Join Trio  Ariadne, the 2013-14 Weill Hall Artists-in-Residence, and guest violinist Joe Edelberg as they discuss and perform this remarkable work.