Nov 3 – 14, 2021
With government leaders getting poisoned left and right, the Tasters have an important job — eating delicious, gourmet meals and then waiting to see if they die. When one rebellious taster goes on hunger strike, the reverberation of her choice threatens to disrupt the order of their world and change the course of history.
Nov 10 – 21, 2021
Under the artistic direction of Leah Cox and Joel Valentín-Martínez with producing artistic director Erica Gionfriddo, Dance Repertory Theatre returns to the stage for an in-person celebration of dance, togetherness and connection, presenting poignant new works of choreography. Fall For Dance will feature two unique versions of programming that seek to challenge and expand our understanding of the power of dance to change and transform, as well as an exploration of our collective transition through the COVID-19 pandemic and how we can take lessons learned to the other side of this ongoing metamorphosis.
Dec 2 – 4, 2021
kin • song: ode to disability ancestors is a digital performance ritual, a cybernetic seance. Through monologue, dialogue, puppetry, song and dance, we will join creative forces to call upon the ghosts of our disability ancestors, waking them from their unmarked graves to join us in an act of mourning, celebration and care. Here, in the sacred timespace of performance, we will name them, claim them and honor their brilliance, all before (finally) laying them to rest.
Dec 3 – 4, 2021
When Kemi, a 12-year-old first-generation Nigerian girl, moves from Washington, D.C. to Montgomery County, Maryland, her efforts to fit in at her new school are halted by her father's taxicab and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar 2 – 11, 2022
UTNT (UT New Theatre) presents newly developed works from playwrights of Texas Theatre and Dance and Michener Center for Writers. Now celebrating its 15th season, this showcase exists as an incubator for new work, with many plays continuing on to be professionally produced across the country.
Apr 6 – 10, 2022
Dance Repertory Theatre returns in the spring with a series of new choreographic works that speak to our collective resilience, adaptability and lived experience. PIVOT features work by renowned guest artists, faculty and student choreographers as well as the return of the annual Haruka Weiser Memorial Commission.
Apr 13 – 24, 2022
Someone sneezes. Someone can’t get a signal. Someone won’t answer the door. Someone put an elephant on the stairs. Someone’s not ready to talk. Someone is her brother’s mother. Someone hates irrational numbers. Someone told the police. Someone got a message from the traffic light. Someone’s never felt like this before.
In this fast-moving kaleidoscope, more than 100 characters try to make sense of what they know.