Guest Artist Theatre Event

September 3, 2016
Chappelear Drama Center Studio Theatre

A Picasso
By Geoffrey Hatcher presented by A Portable Theatre

Tickets: $5-students/seniors/faculty/staff, and $10-general.
Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid ID.


New Student Scenes

September 24, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
Chappelear Drama Center Main Stage

Promising newcomers in scenes staged by this year’s directing class.

Entrance is FREE for these performances! Limited availability.


An Enemy of the People

October 6-8, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. & October 9, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.
Chappelear Drama Center Main Stage

By Henrik Ibsen
Directed by Elane Denny Todd

Truth, Honor, Lies, & Politics.  These current themes run rampant in this drama. One man stands alone against a town filled with wild ambition and greed as toxins in the water supply threaten the money-making tourist trade of their town.  Opposing personal ethics battle in this intense and timely play.

Tickets: $5-students/seniors and $10-general.
Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students, faculty and staff with a valid ID.

Fall Senior Project Productions

October 21-22, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
Chappelear Drama Center Studio Theatre

The Art of Remembering  by Adina L. Ruskin

Directed by senior Anderson Molina

Tickets are FREE for these performances but you must have a ticket. Limited availability!

Orchesis 16/17

November 11-12, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. & November 13, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.
Chappelear Drama Center Main Stage

Artistic direction by Rashana Perks Smith

This year’s Orchesis dance concert features original work by students, faculty, and guest choreographers, as well as the senior project of Jeremy Griffin-Jackson. Join us for an evening of contemporary dance that is sure to move and transform you! 

Tickets: $5-students/seniors/faculty/staff, and $10-general.
Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid ID.

Directing Class/Playwriting Class One-Act Plays

December 2-3, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
Chappelear Drama Center Main Stage

This annual event with student directors and playwrights is often surprising, always varied, and full of fresh energy.   (may contain adult themes and language)

Admission is FREE for these performances. No tickets required!

Fall Dance Showcase

December 4, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.
Jannuzi Dance Studio

Each semester, the dance program presents an informal showcase of work by students in dance classes. See students perform excerpts from their studio work and hear research presentations from Independent Studies.

Admission is FREE for this performance. No tickets required!
 

Androcles and the Lion

February 16-18, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. & February 18-19, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
Chappelear Drama Center Studio Theatre

By Aurand Harris
Directed by D. Glen Vanderbilt Jr.

The delightful award-winning tale for the youth of any age as one befriends an animal in need and makes a friend for life.   A traveling commedia dell’ arte company brings this zany colorful comedy to life with selective scenes, songs, and slapsticks.  Suitable for all ages!  Special matinee shows.

Tickets: $5-students/seniors/faculty/staff, and $10-general.
Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid ID.

Spring Senior Project Productions

March 24-25, 2017 8:00 p.m.
Chappelear Drama Center Studio Theatre

Extensions  by Murray Schisgal, directed by senior Gabe Caldwell and featuring seniors Courtney Dunne and Reginald Hemphill. 

Tickets are FREE for these performances but you must have a ticket. Limited availability!

Blood Wedding

April 6-8, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. & April 9, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
Chappelear Drama Center Main Stage

by Federico García Lorca
Directed by Ed Kahn

Traditions, feuding families, and irresistible passion intertwine in this powerful story of blood ties and desire. A new gender-reimagined adaptation by Edward Kahn and Eva Paris-Huesca unites contemporary questions with Lorca’s surrealistic tragedy.

Tickets: $5-students/seniors/faculty/staff, and $10-general.
Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid ID.

Guest Artist Dance Event

April 26, 2017
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company Master Classes
Street Dance Technique 10:00-11:50am
DCDC repertory 2:10-4pm
Open discussion with DCDC 4-5pm
 
Jannuzi Dance Studio

Participation is FREE for this event. Please contact Rashana Perks Smith (rpsmith@owu.edu) for more information.


Spring Dance Showcase

April 30, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
Jannuzi Dance Studio

Each semester, the dance program presents an informal showcase of work by students in dance classes. See students perform excerpts from their studio work and hear research presentations from Independent Studies.

Admission is FREE for this performance. No tickets required!

Box Office Information and Directions

Box Office Contact Info

Location

Chappelear Drama Center
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3855
E thtrdnce@owu.edu