Productions in the Department of Dance, Drama and Film at Kenyon include student-directed senior thesis productions, staged readings, faculty-directed and designed main stage productions, and dance concerts, featuring the work of world-famous playwrights and composers and works by Kenyon students, faculty and staff.

Select an academic year for an overview of the productions that took place.

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"Alice in…" adapted by Anton Dudley from the works of Lewis Carroll; music by Michael Cooper

"Gutpunch" by Liza Borghesani    

"Wren & Kendall's Guide to Escaping" by Kate Goldberg    

Fall Dance Concert            

"Assistance" by Leslye Headland    

"Lobby Hero" by Kenneth Lonergan

Spring Dance Concert

"Stage Blood" by Charles Ludlam    

"The Maids" by Jean Genet; translated by Bernard Frechtman

Fall Dance Concert            

"Battlefield" by Jean-claude Carrière; adapted by Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne

"Rapture, Blister, Burn" by Gina Gionfriddo    

"Henry V" by William Shakespeare    

"Meltdown!" and "Will You to to the Bathroom With Me?" by Walker Borba and Natasha Lancaster    

Spring Dance Concert            

"The Aliens" by Annie Baker    

"Hope Springs Internal" by Eleanor Evans-wickberg    

"Oedipus Rex" by Sophocles    

"Private Lives" by Noël Coward    

"Eggheads" and "Turn Signal" by Jane Lindstrom and Cora Cicala    

Fall Dance Concert            

"Stupid Fucking Bird" by Aaron Posner    

"Devil's Den" by Kennedy Frazier    

"Strange Creatures," book and lyrics by Anton Dudley; music by Faye Chiao

Spring Dance Concert

"Cabaret-19: A Digital Theatre Production," concept and direction by Anton Dudley

Fall Dance Concert (virtual production)

Spring Dance Concert (hybrid production)

"COVID Film Shorts" by Jonathan Tazewell '84 (hybrid production)

"Homos, or Everyone in America" by Jordan Seavey    

"The House of Bernarda Alba" by Federico García Lorca    

"Bottle Fly" by Jacqueline Goldfinger    

Fall Dance Concert            

"When We Were Young and Unafraid" by Sarah Treem

"The Importance of Being Earnest" by Oscar Wilde

"The Wolves" by Sarah Delappe

"Slowgirl" by Greg Pierce

Fall Dance Concert        

"Crimes of the Heart" by Beth Henley

"Machinal" by Sophie Treadwell

"Agnes of God" by John Pielmeier

"Gotta Get Down to It" by Jonathan Tazewell  '84 (feature film screening)

Spring Dance Concert        

"Body Awareness" by Annie Baker

"Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead" by Tom Stoppard

"Mud" by María Irene Fornés

Fall Dance Concert        

"Venus in Fur" by David Ives

"Be Aggressive" by Annie Weisman

"Annapurna" by Sharr White

"Baltimore" by Kirsten Greenidge (staged reading)

Spring Dance Concert

"Fool for Love" by Sam Shepard    

"True West" by Sam Shepard    

"Marvin's Room" by Scott Mcpherson    

Fall Dance Concert            

"Dying City" by Christopher Shinn    

"Sex With Strangers" by Laura Eason    

"Uncle Vanya" by Anton Chekhov; a new version by Annie Baker

"Three Days of Rain" by Richard Greenberg    

"You Got Older" by Clare Barron    

"The Comedy of Errors" by William Shakespeare    

Spring Dance Concert

"Almost Blue" by Keith Reddin

"Moonchildren" by Michael Weller

"Constellations" by Nick Payne

Fall Dance Concert        

"The How and the Why" by Sarah Treem

"Our Town" by Thorton Wilder

"Desdemona, a Play About a Handkerchief" by Paula Vogel

"A Free Man of Color" by John Guare

Spring Dance Concert

"The Pillowman" by Martin Mcdonagh    

"The Ballad of Bonnie Prince Chucky" by Wendy Macleod '81

"Gidion's Knot" by Johnna Adams    

Fall Dance Concert            

"Gruesome Playground Injuries" by Rajiv Joseph    

"The Bacchae" by Euripides; translated by Carl R. Mueller

"Principia Romantica" by Christine Prevas    

"All My Sons" by Arthur Miller    

Spring Dance Concert 

"Miss Julie" by August Strindberg; translated by Craig Lucas

"Noises Off" by Michael Frayn    

"A Steady Rain" by Keith Huff    

Fall Dance Concert            

"Macbeth" by William Shakespeare    

"The Seagull" by Anton Chekhov    

"The Power of Punctuation" by Natalie Margolin    

"Lobby Hero" by Kenneth Lonergan    

"Venus in Fur" by David Ives    

"The Arabian Nights: a Play" by Mary Zimmerman    

Spring Dance Concert

"Marie Antoinette: the Color of Flesh" by Joel Gross    

"Balm in Gilead" by Lanford Wilson    

"Medea" by Euripides    

"Oleanna" by David Mamet    

Fall Dance Concert          

"Hedda Gabler" by Henrik Ibsen; adapted by Brant Russell

"Thom Pain" by Will Eno    

"boom" by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb

"Rabbit Hole" by David Lindsay-Abaire    

"Scapin the Schemer" by Molière; adapted by Bill Irwin and Mark O'Donnell

Spring Dance Concert

"The Receptionist" by Adam Bock    

"Hunting Cockroaches" by Janusz Glowacki    

"Spunk" by Zora Neale Hurston; Adapted by George C. Wolfe

"Sex and Other Vices" by Miles Purinton    

Fall Dance Concert            

"Collected Stories" by Donald Margulies    

"The Baltimore Waltz" by Paula Vogel    

"Hamlet" by William Shakespeare    

"Lion in the Streets" by Judith Thompson    

"Icarus and Aria" by Kirk Wood Bromley 

Spring Dance Concert 

"A Kind of Alaska" and "The Lover" by Harold Pinter

"Almost, Maine" by John Cariani

"Reasons to Be Pretty" by Neil Labute

Fall Dance Concert        

"Proof" by David Auburn

"Antigone" by Sophocles

"Pretentious" by Matt Crowley and Justin Shipley (Senior Thesis)

"Pains of Youth" by Ferdinand Bruckner; translated by Martin Crimp

Spring Dance Concert        

"Memory of Water" by Shelagh Stephenson

"A Flea in Her Ear" by David Ives

"The Maids" by Jean Genet

Fall Dance Concert        

"Three Sisters" by Anton  Chekhov

"Creditors" by August Strindberg and David Grieg

"Suburbia" by Eric Bogosian

"Fool for Love" by Sam Shepard

"the Trestle at Pope-lick Creek" by Naomi Wallace

"Three Penny Opera" by Bertolt Brecht                                                                            

"Copenhagen" by Michael Frayn                                                                         

"[Sic]" by Melissa James Gibson                                                                           

Fall Dance Concert                                                                                            

"Eurydice" by Sarah Ruhl                                                                                    

"Oleanna" by David Mamet                                                                                     

"Frozen" Bryony Lavery                                                                                     

"Much Ado About Nothing" by William Shakespeare

Spring Dance Concert