Theater-by-the-Grove, produced by the Department of Theater and Dance, presents several productions each year, including the co-production with Music Theater of a major musical.
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Theater-by-the-Grove, Dance Theater, and Music Theater are funded, in part, by the IUP Student Cooperative Association.
September 27–28, October 2–5, 7:30 p.m., and September 29, 2:00 p.m., Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center
Two Princeton freshmen spend a night together that will alter the course of their lives. With lyricism and wit, Anna Ziegler’s Actually investigates gender and race politics, our crippling desire to fit in, and the challenging nuances of consent when there is more than one side to every story.
October 25–26, October 30–November 2, 7:30 p.m., and October 27, 2:00 p.m., Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center
A new adaptation of Wedekind's classic, The Awakening of Spring is the coming-of-age story of a group of teenagers navigating sexual self-discovery, gender identity, and the casualties that result from the pressure of parents, professors, and peers.
February 27–29, 7:30 p.m., and March 1, 2:00 p.m., Waller Hall Mainstage, IUP Performing Arts Center
In this co-production, faculty from the departments of Music and
Theater and Dance will join forces with the outstanding students to
present one of the most powerful operas
of all time. Directed by See-yin (Oliver) Lo. Conducted by Alexandra
Dee. This will be a fully staged performance with professional chamber
April 22–25, 7:30 p.m., Waller Studio Theater, IUP Performing Arts Center
From tiny seeds, might oaks do grow! The Acorn Project incubates and showcases theater and dance student creativity by providing opportunities to perform, produce, direct, write, and design.
Birth of the Cool: A Tribute to Miles Davis
Saturday, September 2, Sound Choices
60’s 70’s 80’s: Artist Legacy of IUP
September 10–November 6, University Museum
September 27–October 5, Theater-by-the-Grove