Independent Minds, Working Together

Current Season


Cards and Letters from the Dakota War
A staged reading of new work by Dale Seeds
Directed by Thomas Ricco
September 27, 28, 2013
Shoolroy Theatre

The US Dakota War of 1862 was perhaps one of the shortest, most violent, complex, and least known conflicts in American history.

Against this backdrop, the play follows a young Dakota woman, who discovers broken fragments of her past through an unlikely combination of cyberspace, her grandmother's memories and an encounter with a white researcher.

The Golden Age
Written by Louis Nowra
Directed by Shirley Huston-Findley
October 24, 25, 26, 2013
Freedlander Theatre

When Peter and Francis happen upon a group of long lost "outcasts" in the Tasmanian bush their lives are changed forever. Set in Australia in the midst of WWII, Nowra's story explores the personal and political ramifications of colonization and the inevitable outcomes of clashing cultures.

Fall Dance Concert
Directed by Kim Tritt
November 21, 22, 23, 2013

This informal concert showcases the work of student choreographers, dancers and lighting designers. I the intimate setting of Freedlander-in-the-round, audiences come face-to-face with contemporary modern dance.


Senior I.S. Productions
February 7, 8, 2014
Shoolroy Theatre

Original and innovative performance works by senior theatre and dance majors. Each work presented is a required component for Senior Independent Study.

Festival of New Plays
Directed by Jimmy A. Noriega
February 27, 28, March 1, 2, 2014
Shoolroy Theatre

Student playwrights, directors, performers, and designers will showcase their talents at our second Festival of New Plays.

Spring Dance Concert
Directed by Kim Tritt
April 10, 11, 12, 2014
Freedlander Theatre

In our most formal dance concert we feature the works of faculty, advanced student choreographers, a a guest artist from the diverse world of contemporary modern dance.