Past Seasons

2018-2019
The Addams Family, a New Musical
• 1984
• W&L Dance
• James and the Giant Peach
• The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
•W&L Repertory Dance Company

2016-17

Theory or Relativity
• W&L Dancers Create…
• Dancing with Professors
Sense and Sensibility
Dracula
• W&L Repertory Dance Concert

2015-16
Desdemona, a play about a handkerchief
Sessoms’ Fund Guest Artist
Believe None of Us
Love’s Labors Lost
(W&L and BlackFrairs’ Playhouse, Staunton, VA)
• Dancing with Professors
• W&L Dancers Create…
Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)
• Bentley Musical, Legally Blonde
• Dance Concert
• Master Classes
A Musical Theater Workshop lead by Todd Hunter
Two Part Improvisation/Performance led by Jonathan Chapman Cook
Shakespearan Residency with cast of Love’s Labors Lost taught by Ben Crystal
The Art and Crafts of Arts Management led by Amanda Nelson
Master Class with cast of Legally Blonde taught by Laura Bell Bundy
The Art of the Business of the Theater led by Mitch Weiss
• Lenfest/Theater Residency with Actors From the London Stage
• Lenfest/Dance Master Class with Jessica Lang Dance

2014-15
The Night of the Iguana
• W&L Dancers Create....
• Dancing with the Professors
• 10-Minute Plays, Faculty Advisor, Jemma Alix Levy
The Scary Question
The Death of the Hired Man
The Individuality of Streetlamps
• Bentley Musical, Monty Python’s Spamalot
• W&L Repertory Dance Company Concert
• Master Classes
Dance:  Danah Bella, Sept. 2014; Elizabeth Reynolds,  Oct. 2014; Emily Ann Cargill
Theater: Devised Theater Master Class taught by Alex Fthenakis, Oct. 2014; Vivian Majkowski, Voice Workshop Nov. 2014; Joshua Productions, Feb. 2015; Lisa Wolpe, Cross Gender Perf., March 2015.
• Lenfest/Theater Master Class: Aquila Theatre Company
• Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Alonzo King LINES Ballet

2013-2014
The Nerd
• 10-Minute Plays, Faculty Advisor Joseph Martinez
The Battle of Bull Run Always Makes Me Cry
Post-Its
T-4-2
Replay
Gloom, Doom, And Soul-Crushing Misery
• W&L Dancers Create....
• Dancing with the Professors
• Departmental Collaborative Project: be [you] ty    The Beauty Project
• Readings:
Really Really
Everything Is Probably Going To Be Okay
The Laramie Project
I Am
• Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Shanghai Ballet
• Lenfest/Theater/Music Master Class: Ivan Rutherford, Les Miserables

2012-13
Bye Bye Birdie (Bentley)
Mrs. Warren’s Profession
Arsenic and Old Lace
• W&L Repertory Dance Company Concert
• Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Trisha Brown

2011-2012
• A Comedy of Errors
Mask Maker David Knezz (guest)
• Guest Flournoy Technical Director Anthony Lawrence
• Cabaret  (Bentley)
• W&L Dancers Create…
• W&L Repertory Dance Company
Rigging D2 Flying Effects
• 10-Minute Plays
Two Truths and a Lie
Counting Rita
DUMBO (Down Under Manhattan Bridge Overpass)
Table for Three
 • The James Baldwin Project
• Romeo’s Dream Spring Term Project
• W&L Dance Company performance at American College Dance Festival
• Sweden Study Abroad Trip led by Shawn Paul Evans
• Lenfest/Dance Master Class: River North Dance Chicago

2010-2011
• Assassins (Bentley)
• Eurydice
• Flournoy Festival
A Kindly Visitation Musical Biography
contemporary Art in Appalachia, DR Mullins
• W&L Repertory Dance Company
• Lexington’s Letters to the Editor
• Lenfest/Theater Master Class: Walnut Street Theatre
• Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Ailey

2009-2010
• Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Momix
• Lenfest/Theater Master Class: Kevin Sprirtas
• Flournoy Playwright Festival: Lucy Thurber
Where We’re Born
Reading of Scarcity
• 10-Minute Plays
• W&L Repertory Dance Company
Chicago (Bentley Musical)
• Student Showcase Movie

2008-2009
• Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Lula Washington
• Lenfest/Dance Master Class: the Russian National Ballet
• Student showcase 2008
• Play It Again, Sam
• Flournoy Playwright Festival: Christopher Cartmill ’84
The Apotheosis of Vacla Drda
The Nebraska Dispatches (solo performance)
A Reading of The robbers of Madderbloom
• Dance Concert 2009
• One Acts 2009
• The Secret Garden ( Bentley Musical)

2007-2008
Othello
Father Frances
Little Shop of Horrors
• Student Showcase
• One Acts: Directing Advisor: Joseph Martinez
Birth of A Blues
The Interrogation
Mosquito Dirigible Aerosol Deodorant
Perfect
The Rothko Room
•Repertory Dance Company Concert
• Theater Master Classes
Musical Theater with Matt Bogart and Jessica Boevers
Acting For The Camera with Elaine Bromka
• Lenfest/Theater Masterclass: Aquila Theatre Catch-22
• Lenfest/theater Master Class: Marvin Hamlisch
• Guest Dramaturgs:
Todd Ristau – Hollins College and Mill Mountain Theatre
Michelle Volansky – Washington College
Sarah Endloe – American Shakespeare Center
• Dance Master Classes
Contact Improvisation with Brad Stoller
Ideokinesis with Liza Deck
A Conversation with Jack Arnold
Plastic Musik with Jeremy Price
• Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet
• Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Tango Buenos Aries
• Dance Company performance at American College Dance Festival
• Reading Days Trip with students to New York City

2006-2007
tits and blood at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
• Flournoy Playwright Festival with Paula Vogel
How I Learned To Drive
The Long Christmas Ride Home
Oscar and Felix: A New Look At The Odd Couple
Kiss Me, Kate (Bentley Musical)
• Student Showcase
• W&L Repertory Dance Company Concert
• One Acts: Directing Advisor: Joseph Martinez
The G Word
After You
Heights
Mafia on Prozac
A Man In A Cage – Wendy Wasserstein Festival at Hollins College
My Name is Rachel Corrie – Paten Hughes, Science, Society and the Arts at Washington and Lee
• Guest Artist (puppet master): Nancy Aldrich
• Guest Artist (Costume Design and Make-up Artist): Becky Arnold
• Theater Master Classes:
Unarmed Stage Fighting with Colleen Kelly
Musical Theater with Matt Bogart
A Conversation with Paula Vogel
• Dance Master Classes:
Urban Bush Women with Maria Bauman
Afro-Cuban Dance with Sandra Meythaler
Classical Ballet with Unar Gunaajav
• Lenfest/Dance Master Class:  Koresh Dance Company
• Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Moscow Festival Ballet
• Dance Company performance at American College Dance Festival
• Reading Days Trip with students to New York City
• Spring Term London Study Abroad Theater Program

2005-2006
• Flournoy Playwright Festival with playwright Neil LaBute: The Shape of Things
Playwright Readings:
Fat Pig
The Mercy Seat 
• Student Showcase
No Exit
The House of Bernarda Alba
The Pirates of Penzance
• One Acts: Directing Advisor: Joseph Martinez
Recklessness
Portrait of a Madonna
Time Flies
You Can’t Trust The Male
• Dance Concert – Winter
• Dance Concert – Spring/Ten-Year Anniversary Concert
• Lenfest/Dance Master Class: The Richmond Ballet
• Reading Days Trip with students to New York City
• Lenfest/Theater Master Classes: The Flying Karamazov Brothers
• Co-sponsor of the Neil LaBute Film Festival

2004-2005
• Flournoy Playwright Festival with playwright Bo Wilson
   War Story
   My Uncle’s Business
Dreaming and Duelling (dv)
The Tamer Tamed
• One Acts: Advisor- J.D. Martinez
Bunnies
The Night No One Died
American Tropical
The Bone Violin
The Intervention
Porcelain and Pink
• Robert O. and Elizabeth M. Bentley Ignaural: A Blossoming of the Arts
• Dance Concert – Winter
• Dance Concert – Spring
• Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Pilobolus
• Theater Guest : David Bergeron/University of Kansas
• Reading Days Trip with students to New York City

2003-2004
• Flournoy Playwright Festival: The Notebook
• Readings with Playwrights:
Monument Avenue
Reign of Tara
The High Water Mark
Uncommon Women and Others
Metamorphoses
Hair
The Golden Goose
• Open Stage: Women in Distress
• One Acts:
You Oughta Be in Pictures
The Perm
Broken Bones
Blind Harassment
What She Found There
• Dance Concert – Winter
• Dance Concert – Spring
• Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Ailey II
• Lenfest/Theater Master Classes: Capitol Steps and Drummers of West Africa
• Reading Days Trip with students to New York City
• Spring Term London Study Abroad Theater Program

2002-2003
•Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
•Working
•Top Girls
•One Act Plays
Who made Robert Deniro King of America?
The Most Massive Woman Wins
Black Comedy
Flores de Papel
Zoo Story

2001-2002
•The Colored Museum
•Spinning into Butter
•Godspell (student production of Mindbending Productions)
•Wild Oats
•The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

One Act Plays
Andrea’s Got Two Boyfriends
Pitching to the Star
Wildwood Park
Caution to the Wind

2000-2001
•School for Scandal
•Oleanna
•Greater Tuna
•The Elephant Man
•Company

• One Act Plays
Crime Pays After All
The Bald Soprano
The Original Last Wish Baby
The Author’s Voice

1999-2000
•Arms and the Man
•Biloxi Blues
•Falstaff (Chimes at Midnight)
•Servant of Two Masters

One Act Plays
The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre
Foreplay of the Art of the Fugue
Misreadings
Teeth
Molly and James
Reverse Transcription
For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls

1998-1999
•Rosencrantz and Guilderstern Are Dead
•Secret Service
•Eccentricities of a Nightingale
• Festivals of One Act Plays
You Belong to Me
The Midlife Crisis of Dionysus
An interview
The Actor’s Nightmare
Nice People Dancing to Good Country Music

1997-1998
•Uncle Vanya
•The Ninth Step
•Crimes of the Heart
•Twelfth Night
One Act Plays
Impromptu
Here We Are
Businessman’s Lunch
Gladiator
Raimie
The Philadelphia
The Love Talker

1996-1997
One Act Plays
Cannibal Masque
Bad Habits
You Can't Trust the Male
Am I Blue

•Importance of Being Earnest Jeffrey
•The Rainmaker

•Into The Woods

1995-1996

•Children of a Lesser God
•Pretty Fire
•Faust
•Noises Off

One Act Plays
Sound of a Voice
Wild Rose Branches
Noon
Dreamer
Stonewater Rapture
Cowboy, Indians and Fervent Feminist

1994-95
•Other People's Money
•Come Down Burning (staged reading, no poster)
•She Stoops to Conquer
•One Acts
Self-Torture and Strenuous Exercise
The Other Side
Graceland
Hopscotch
Macbeth

1993-94
•The Flies
•The Lady's Not for Burning
•Blithe Spirit
•One Acts
Eleemosynary
Sure Thing
Brilliant Traces
The Valentine Fairy
Marriage of Figaro (opera)

1992-93
•The Imaginary Invalid
•The Heidi Chronicles
•Miss Julie
•One Acts
Dreams of Glory
Hidden in this Picture
Talk to me Like the Rain and Let me Listen
Say I Love You, but Whisper
•Becca

1991-92
•Saint Joan of the Stockyards
•Perfect Servants
•True West
•One Acts
The Monkey’s Paw
Naomi in the Living Room
Riders to the Sea
Penguin Blues
•Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (musical)

Lenfest Center for the Performing Arts 1990-91
•The Skin of our Teeth (Feb.)
•On the Verge
•Talley's Folly (no poster)
•Evita (musical)

1989-90 Body Shop
•Aladdin
•K2
•Graceland
•Love's the Best Doctor
•Romeo and Juliet

1988-89
•Steel Magnolias
•No Exit
•Arden of Feversham
•One Acts
Self Torture
Strenuous Exercise
Wormwood
The Stronger
Little Shop of Horrors

1987-88
•Three Sisters
•Mass Appeal
•Six Characters in Search of an Author
•One Acts - Suicide in B flat, The Frog Prince
L'Histoire du Soldat
Wake of Jamie Foster
•Henry Street  Playhouse
Torebbeaus Mikado
Of Thee I Sing

1986-87
•Roscius
•Cabaret
•Strange Snow
•One Acts
The Lesson
The Tiger
•Ballad of the Sad Cafe
Henry Street Playhouse
Charley's Aunt
Babes in Arms
Our Town

1986
•Merchant of Venice
•Bleacher Bums
•Lysistrata
•One Acct
Master Harold and the Boys
Sister Mary Ignacious 
Fool for Love
God 
•That Championship Season
•Viktor Frankenstein
Henry Street Playhouse
Gigi
Good News
Harvey

1985
•June and the Paycock
•Purlie Victorious
•Of Mice and Men
•Galileo
•Two Lovers of Verona
Henry Street Playhouse
Life with Father
Annie Get your Gun
Murder at the Vicarage

1984
•Roshamon
•Love Poems
•Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
•One Acts
Death Knocks 
The Informer
•Regan Rex
•Fantasticks
•Henry Street Playhouse
Streets of New York
Peter Pan
Born Yesterday

1983
•Man For All Seasons
•American Dream
•Life in the Theatre
•Tea and Sympathy
•Midsummer Nights Dream
•Henry Street Playhouse
Mornings at Seven
Kiss Me Kate
Seven Year Itch

1982
•Cloud Nine
•The Country-Wife
•Man of La Mancha
•Scapino
•Henry Street Playhouse
Pirates of Penzance
Night Must Fall
You Can't Take it With You

1981
•Devil's Disciple
•Fulgens and Lucrese
•The Ninth Step
•Look Homeward Angel Diamond Studs
•Henry Street Playhouse
Wonderful Town
Our American Cousin
Blithe Spirit

1980
•Hamlet
•Weeds
•Pippin
•The Dark of the Moon Glass Menagerie
•Henry Street Playhouse
Anything Goes
Under the Gaslight
Arsenic and Old Lace