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2017-2018 Performing Arts Season

Join us for our theatre and dance productions!

Arcadia by Tom Stoppard

October 19-21 at 7:30pm, October 21, 22 at 2pm
Burke Theatre in Burke-Hawthorne Hall on the UL campus

In Arcadia, Tom Stoppard tackles the questions of time, math, physics, and the unquantifiable forces of love and lust.  Moving between 1809 and the present day, Arcadia shows a master playwright working at the top of his craft to move the hearts and minds of the audience.

State of LA Danse

November 16-18 at 7:30pm, November 19 at 2pm
Ducrest-Gilfry Auditorium in Angelle Hall on the UL campus

State of LA Danse once again brings the work of an exciting line-up of faculty and guest choreographers to the stage.  This year's concert features dances by choreographers Marie Broussard, Brittanie Castro, Clare Cook, Sonia DeVille, and Whitney Hebert.

Electra by Sophocles (translated by Frank McGuiness)

March 15-17 and 22-24 at 7:30pm March 18 & 25 at 2pm
The Courtyard of the Student Union on the UL campus

Featuring power, revenge, and a family reunion, Electra is a gripping tragedy from the Golden Age of the Greeks.  For this production we pay tribute to the origins of Western theatre by presenting Electra in an outdoor venue under the stars.

An Evening of Dance

April 19-21 at 7:30pm, April 22 at 2pm
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. 

My Stupid Hip-Hop Fever Dream

April 26-28 at 7:30pm
Burke Theatre in Burke-Hawthorne Hall on the UL campus

An original one-man show about life, love, growing up and starting over.  Developed and performed as a senior capstone project by Christian Mouisset.