students goofing around in improv classImprov students promise ’80s dance music, rubber chickens, and comedy in their free performance Thursday.

Performances to showcase drama students’ acting chops

Drama students will show some of what they have learned in free performances for the campus community this week.

Third-year acting students present a “works in progress” performance of a new devised piece of theatre on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 5 and 6. In deconstructing Euripides's classic Greek tragedy The Bacchae, they will explore questions about the contemporary world at 3 p.m. both days in the Acting Studio, Jackman Dramatic Art Centre.

Students in a second-year improve class will perform a one-hour show in the Jackman’s Studio Theatre on Thursday, Dec. 5. Doors open at 6:45 p.m., and the players warn there will be ’80s dance music, rubber chickens, and comedy.