The Performing Arts Department’s production of “The Misanthrope,” written by Moliere and directed by PAD assistant professor of drama Pannill Camp, is sure to remind students of their own social struggles at Washington University.
The annual A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival will present three student-written world premieres this weekend from Friday, Sept. 25 through Saturday, Sept. 26.
It may sound daunting to put yourself out there and audition, practice or simply share your work with a new group of people. But I promise, it’s worth it—there is nothing quite like this community, and your college experience will be all the better for getting involved. But where do you start?
“It’s like France’s 9/11,” she explained to me. “It is the worst terror attack France has seen in two decades.”
Usually, I get my artistic fix at home by visiting the art museum and making crappy arts and crafts for relatives. This year, I’ve found a better use for my imagination over break—playwriting. Thankfully, there are a ton of opportunities to submit work in St. Louis, so I suggest you make like a playwright and grab a cup of hot cocoa, curl up in your hometown’s best coffee shop and write.
“Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson,” part of the Performing Arts Department’s 2014-15 season, opens this Friday to a sold-out audience. The wild musical portrays Andrew Jackson, one of America’s most controversial presidents, as an angsty, impulsive teenager.
“Anon(ymous)” runs in Edison Theater from Thursday, Oct. 9 through Sunday, Oct. 12. Shows will be held at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, as well as at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $10 for students.
As the St. Louis community continues to remember Ferguson and Mike Brown, students and faculty are coming up with creative ways to keep the story of Mike Brown alive.
Residency in Dance Guest Artist Kameron Saunderes will perform an original piece at the Wash. U. Dance Theater this December.
If you’re looking for something to do this weekend that won’t require a wallet, look no further than the performing arts events on campus. Take advantage of these amazing performances and artists right on our campus!