Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Theatre and Dance Studies

Academics

Current Season

  • Ten-Minute Play Festival

    October 18, 2014
    A showcase of dramatic vignettes written, directed and performed by Wheaton students
    Kresge Experimental Theatre, Watson Fine Arts, 7:30 p.m.
  • Soldiering On: An Evening of Plays by Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco

    Soldiering On: An Evening of Plays by Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco

    October 30–November 1 and November 6–8, 2014
    Three of Beckett’s exquisite short works—Footfalls, Act Without Words II, and Come and Go—will be teamed with Ionesco’s madcap “anti-play” The Bald Soprano (newly translated by playwright Tina Howe) in this showcase of two master innovators of the modern stage. ($10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID & seniors)
    Weber Theatre, Watson Fine Arts, 8 p.m.
  • The Performance of Gender: featuring improbable sir/ma’am cabaret rockstar Johnny Blazes

    November 12, 2014
    Johnny draws upon their experience as a clown, dance improviser and drag performer to fuel discussion on the performance of gender both in daily life as well as onstage.
    Kresge Experimental Theatre, Watson Fine Arts, 7:30 p.m.
  • The Wheaton College Dance Company

    November 20–22, 2014
    The ensemble performs under Artistic Director Andrea Taylor-Blenis, instructor of dance. For ticket information and reservations ($10 general, $5 Wheaton community & seniors, $2 students), contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.
    Weber Theatre, Watson Fine Arts, 11/20—8 p.m., 11/21 & 11/22—7:30 p.m.

Past 2013-2014 Events

  • Theatre Ensemble Experiments presents 9 Avenues

    Theatre Ensemble Experiments presents 9 Avenues

    May 9 & 10, 2014
    Senior Theatre Arts majors and minors stage a lively montage of reflections on what it means to graduate from Wheaton College under the supervision of Professor David Fox.
    Kresge Experimental Theatre 7:30pm
  • Wheaton College Dance Company presents Waiting Between Worlds

    Wheaton College Dance Company presents Waiting Between Worlds

    May 1–3, 2014
    The ensemble performs under the direction of Artistic Director Andrea Taylor-Blenis, instructor of dance. For ticket information and reservations ($10 general, $5 Wheaton community & seniors, $2 students), contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.
    Weber Theatre, Watson Fine Arts 7:30pm
  • The Trojan Women

    The Trojan Women

    April 10–12 & 17–19, 2014
    Written by Euripides, translated by Nicholas Ruddall and directed by Professor of Theatre David Fox, Trojan Women is one of the most stinging indictments of war's brutality ever written. This timeless tragedy follows the fates of the women of Troy after their city has been sacked by the Greeks. For ticket information and reservations ($10 general, $5 with a Wheaton ID and seniors), contact the Watson Box Office at 508-286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.
    Weber Theatre, Watson Fine Arts 8pm
  • Voices Departed

    Voices Departed

    March 27–29, 2014
    Africa, African American, Diaspora Studies major Catherine Braxton directs this production, which is composed of scenes, monologues, songs and poetry from African American writers throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. In this senior capstone project, the cast, which will mix race, gender and class, will be cast against type. Tickets are required but are free of charge, contact the Watson Box Office at 508- 286-3575 or by email at boxoffice@wheatoncollege.edu.
    Kresge Experimental Theatre, Watson Fine Arts 7:30pm
  • Ten-Minute Play Festival

    March 22, 2014
    Ten 10-minute plays—written, directed, and performed by Wheaton students—will be showcased at our biannual festival.
    Kresge Experimental Theatre, Watson Fine Arts 7:30pm
  • New Plays Festival 2014

    February 22 & 23, 2014
    Six full-length plays—written, directed, and performed by Wheaton students—will be showcased over one weekend at our annual festival.
    Kresge Experimental Theatre, Watson Fine Arts 1:00pm
  • An Evening of Dance with Jean Appolon Expressions

    An Evening of Dance with Jean Appolon Expressions

    February 7, 2014
    Jean Appolon Expressions is home to Boston’s premiere Haitian contemporary dance company, blending modern technique, Haitian folkloric dance and live traditional drumming. Mr. Appolon's dynamic repertoire preserves and educates while pushing the art form forward to remain vital, accessible and thoroughly inspirational.
    Weber Theatre, Watson Fine Arts 7:30pm
  • The Wheaton College Dance Company presents Off and Running

    The Wheaton College Dance Company presents Off and Running

    November 21–23, 2013
    The ensemble performs under Artistic Director Andrea Taylor-Blenis, instructor of dance. Tickets—$10 general, $5 Wheaton community & seniors, $2 students.
    Weber Theatre, Watson Fine Arts 7:30pm

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