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2022-2023 Performing Arts Season

Join us for our theatre and dance productions!

The Compleat Works of Wllm Shkspr (abridged) by Jess Borgeson, Adam Long, and Daniel Singer

Sept 29-Oct 2
Burke Theatre in Burke-Hawthorne Hall on the UL campus

In this high-energy and hilarious romp, three actors take audiences through all 37 of Shakespeare's plays at a breakneck pace. Be prepared to see the Bard's work as you've never seen it before.

New Dance works at the Hilliard Art Museum

October 26th 7pm
Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum

A "test kitchen" for experiemention, this evening of performance will feature student and faculty works responding to the current exhibitions at the Hilliard. This event is open and free to all.

Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl

Nov. 3-6
Burke Theatre in Burke-Hawthorne Hall on the UL campus

Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl's modern retelling of the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice reimagines the story by presenting it through the eyes of Eurydice in the underworld after her untimely death. A skillfully crafted and highly theatrical work of theatre by one of America's most innovative and exciting playwrights. 

State of LA Danse

November 17-20
Ducrest-Gillfrey Auditorium in Angelle Hall on the UL campus

The UL Dance program is delighted to bring our annual Fall Dance concert to Lafayette audiences. Featuring a variety of original and restaged pieces by guest and faculty choreographers, State of LA Danse brings a wide spectrum of contemporary dance to the Lafayette audience.

Mrs. Warren's Profession by George Bernard Shaw

March 2-5 and 9-12
Burke Theatre in Burke-Hawthorne Hall on the UL campus

Shaw's wit and satire are on full display in this classic play. Miss Vivie Warren is young, financially secure, and college-educated, but when she has to face the facts of how her mother made the fortune that has provided Vivie with these advantages, she may have to re-evaluate her views on the world. A play that asks important questions while leaning into Shaw's renowned humor and examination of the world in which we live.

An Evening of Dance

March 30-April 2
Burke Theatre in Burke-Hawthorne Hall on the UL campus

Fresh and original works choreographed by students of the UL Dance program.  An Evening of Dance always provides a wide variety of the best work developed by our students over the span of the year.