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Alchemy Festival of Student Work

March 22 – April 11 

Single tickets: $13 / $10
Day pass: $20 / $15
Festival pass: $60 / $45

Alchemy marks a turning point for the School of Creative and Performing Arts. For over a decade Drama has hosted the Taking Flight Festival of student work, forming a rich legacy of new creation and ambitious productions from a broad range of theatrical approaches. In 2018 the SCPA is reimagining the possibilities of a festival of student work in the form of Alchemy: a fully interdisciplinary, three-week, tri-division celebration of student work in music, drama, dance and interdisciplinary performance.

Alchemy is ‘an act of transmutation, a seemingly magical process for turning everyday materials into things of great worth.’ How better to capture the transformations that occur when talented students truly commit themselves to advanced creation and performance? The festival will feature a wide range of Drama offerings (text-based productions, performance-creation, and staged readings), Dance events (Dance@Noon and Dance@Night), and Music concerts (multiple Ensemble performances and the latest inventions of Voicelab), as well as original, fully-interdisciplinary student creations. As such, it makes manifest the spirit of collaboration across and between artistic disciplines that the formation of the SCPA makes possible.