Theatre Professor Gordon Hensley ’98 has always been drawn to Appalachian State University. First as a theatre education student and now as a faculty member, his passion for the Department of Theatre and Dance runs deep.
Enharmonix, a vocal ensemble of students from Appalachian, has advanced to the south semifinal of the International Championship of Collegiate A Capella (ICCA). Enharmonix is the first group of its kind from Appalachian to participate in the ICCA
LendEDU said the Blue Ridge Mountains afforded Appalachian’s students “some of the best mountain sports in the country” and praised an environment conducive to studying such subjects as recreation and park management and outdoor experiential education.
Under the direction of Mélisse Brunet, an assistant professor who directs Appalachian’s orchestral activities, faculty members and students from the Hayes School of Music will team up with guests to perform masterworks from the 20th century.
What separates ethnographic film from documentary film? This screening will ask us to consider how ethnographic cinema does more than "document" a topic or object, and rather, provokes what we might call "anthropological thinking." Presented by Dr. Jon H. Carter.
Serving students and alumni of all majors and skills, the event is host to many companies, non-profits, healthcare and government agencies that are ready to network with students and introduce them to valuable internship and job opportunities.
Göran Marcusson, a renowned flutist from Sweden, will present a guest recital. Marcusson plays with the GotesborgsMusiken Chamber Ensemble in Sweden in addition to presenting solo recitals and leading master classes throughout the United States, South America and Europe.
Rose McLarney has published two collections of poems, Its Day Being Gone—winner of the National Poetry Series—and The Always Broken Plates of Mountains. Currently, she is assistant professor of creative writing at Auburn University and co-editor in chief and poetry editor of The Southern Humanities Review.
Roxanne's Rivalry is an hour-long "Family Feud" style guessing game with a drag queen host, real audience participation, prizes and drag performances by special guests. Sponsored by Appalachian’s Department of Theatre and Dance, and directed by Professor Gordon Hensley, proceeds from the show help fund five annual scholarships for students majoring in theatre education.