Waiting for GodotA performance Friday by acting students will explores themes and relationships from Samuel Beckett’s play Waiting for Godot.

Drama students to showcase presentations of class work

The campus community is invited to public performances this week showcasing the work of acting students.

Movement class to showcase theatre creations Friday

Drama students in professor Meaghen Quinn’s second-year class, “Movement for the Actor,” will explore themes from Samuel Beckett’s absurdist tragicomedy Waiting for Godot in performance Friday, Oct. 25.

The theatre works devised by the students will also investigate creative research questions in an effort to reveal the voices of those who have been silenced or underrepresented in history.

The free public showcase runs 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Acting Studio, room 100 of the Jackman Dramatic Art Centre.

Works in Progress class to tackle French farces

Varying student casts under the direction of drama instructor Jim Warren will perform scenes from comedies by Molière — The Rehearsal at Versailles, The Flying Doctor, and Two Precious Maidens Ridiculed — at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in the Jackman Dramatic Art Centre’s Studio Theatre.