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2014 - 2015 UCSD Season
Playing this Fall
dance theatre thesisWorks

dance theatre thesisWorks

January 23 - 25

MFA dance theatre candidates Lisa Frank, Sam Mitchell, and Darcy Naganuma present original choreography

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Venus

Venus

January 28 - February 7

Saartje Baartman, a girl from the South African Khoikhoi tribe known for their uniquely large posteriors, was bought, sold and displayed all over the world as the sideshow oddity The Hottentot Venus. This production of Venus looks at this persona through the distorted lens of a carnivalesque freakshow.

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Mr. Burns, A Post Electric Play

Mr. Burns, A Post Electric Play

February 18 - March 1

What will endure when the cataclysm arrives— when the grid fails, society crumbles, and we’re faced with the task of rebuilding? This dark comedy propels us forward nearly a century, following a new civilization stumbling into its future.

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The Marriage of Bette and Boo

The Marriage of Bette and Boo

February 20 - March 1

The play begins with the marriage of Bette and Boo, but as the play moves through three decades of interconnected scenes, it becomes a satirical and farcical dissection of marriage and the family in contemporary and Catholic America.

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Fall Shows 2014
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November 12 - 22

Burial at Thebes

by Seamus Heaney
directed by Sara Wansley
Mandell Weiss Forum Theatre

November 19 - 23

Midsummer Night's Dream

by William Shakespeare
directed by Kate Jopson
Off-site in front of Geisel Library entrance.
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December 3 - 13

Golden Boy

by Clifford Odets
directed by Emilie Whelan
Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre

December 11 - 13

Really Fall

Co-directed by Yolande Snaith
and Liam Clancy
Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre

 

 

Winter Shows 2015
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January 23 - 25

dance theatre thesisWorks

Featuring work by
Lisa Frank, Sam Mitchell, and Darcy Naganuma
Mandell Weiss Forum Theatre

 

January 28 - February 7

Venus

by Suzan Lori Parks
directed by Jesca Prudencio
Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre

 

February 18 - March 1

Mr. Burns,
A Post Electric Play

by Anne Washburn
directed by Jack Reuler
Quinn Martin Endowed Chair Production
Mandell Weiss Forum Theatre

 

February 20 - March 1

The Marriage of
Bette and Boo

by Christopher Durang
directed by Kim Walsh
Arthur Wagner Theatre

February 25 - March 7

Hamlet

by William Shakespeare
directed by Michael Moran
Mandell Weiss Theatre

March 6 - 16

The Underground
New Play Festival

Written, directed, designed, managed and performed
by our Undergraduate students
The Arthur Wagner Theatre

March 12 - 15

dance theatre
GradWorks

 

   
 

Spring Shows 2015
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April 15 - 26

Wagner New Play Festival
at UC San Diego 2015

Written, Directed, Designed, Stage Managed and Performed
by MFA students

Various Venues in the
UCSD Theatre District / La Jolla Playhouse

June 4 - 6

New Directions --
MFA I Student Choreographers' Showcase

with works from our top undergraduate choreographers.

 

 

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