Past Seasons

W&L Dancers Create...
Treasure Island
Bentley Musical, BEEHIVE - THE 60'S MUSICAL
W&L Repertory Dance Company
Lenfest/Dance Master Class: MOMIX
Dance Master Classes-Injury Prevention for Dancers & Movement Based Conditioning for Dancers: Sarah Gosslin; Hip Hop led by Jasmine Shaw

  • 2021-2022
    Staged Reading of Heroes of the Fourth Turning
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    The Dramatic Circle
    W&L Repertory Dance Company and University Jazz Ensemble
    Bentley Musical, tick, tick...BOOM! Musical
    The Moors
    TDFS Master Class: Puppetry 101 Master Class by Joshua Holden; Kamishibai Workshop with Natsu Onoda Power
    Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
    Dance Master Classes-Modern Technique by Eric Rivera; Baroque Master Class by Anne Van Gelder; Dunham Master Class by Kehinde Ishangi

    W&L Dancers Create...
    W&L Repertory Dance Company
    Bentley Musical, LITTLE WOMEN the Broadway Musical
    Aerial Dance
    A Midsummer Night's Dream
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    Bentley Musical, Considering Matthew Shephard
    W&L Repertory Dance Company
  • 2018-2019
    >Bentley Musical, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, the musical
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    The Cherry Orchard (Brustein)
    W&L Repertory Dance Company
    Bentley Musical, The Addams Family, a New Musical
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    Dancing with Professors<
    James and the Giant Peach
    The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
    W&L Repertory Dance Company
    Theory or Relativity
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    Dancing with Professors
    Sense and Sensibility
    W&L Repertory Dance Concert
    Desdemona, a play about a handkerchief
    Sessoms’ Fund Guest Artist
    Believe None of Us
    Love’s Labors Lost
    (W&L and BlackFrairs’ Playhouse, Staunton, VA)
    Dancing with Professors
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    Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)
    Bentley Musical, Legally Blonde
    Dance Concert
    Master Classes
    A Musical Theater Workshop lead by Todd Hunter
    >Two Part Improvisation/Performance led by Jonathan Chapman Cook
    Shakespearan Residency with cast of Love’s Labors Lost taught by Ben Crystal
    The Art and Crafts of Arts Management led by Amanda Nelson
    Master Class with cast of Legally Blonde taught by Laura Bell Bundy
    The Art of the Business of the Theater led by Mitch Weiss
    Lenfest/Theater Residency with Actors From the London Stage
  • Lenfest/Dance Master Class with Jessica Lang Dance
    The Night of the Iguana
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  • Dancing with the Professors
    10-Minute Plays, Faculty Advisor, Jemma Alix Levy
    The Scary Question
    The Death of the Hired Man
    The Individuality of Streetlamps
    Bentley Musical, Monty Python’s Spamalot
    W&L Repertory Dance Company Concert
    Master Classes
    Dance: Danah Bella, Sept. 2014; Elizabeth Reynolds, Oct. 2014; Emily Ann Cargill
    Theater: Devised Theater Master Class taught by Alex Fthenakis, Oct. 2014; Vivian Majkowski, Voice Workshop Nov. 2014; Joshua Productions, Feb. 2015; Lisa Wolpe, Cross Gender Perf., March 2015.
    Lenfest/Theater Master Class: Aquila Theatre Company
    Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Alonzo King LINES Ballet
    The Nerd
    10-Minute Plays, Faculty Advisor Joseph Martinez
    The Battle of Bull Run Always Makes Me Cry
    Gloom, Doom, And Soul-Crushing Misery
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    Dancing with the Professors
    Departmental Collaborative Project: be [you] ty The Beauty Project
    Really Really
    Everything Is Probably Going To Be Okay
    The Laramie Project
    I Am
    Lenfest/Theater/Music Master Class: Ivan Rutherford, Les Miserables
    Bentley Musical, Bye Bye Birdie 
    Mrs. Warren’s Profession
    Arsenic and Old Lace
    W&L Repertory Dance Company Concert
    Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Trisha Brown<
    A Comedy of Errors
    Mask Maker David Knezz (guest)
    Guest Flournoy Technical Director Anthony Lawrence
    Bentley Musical, Cabaret 
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    W&L Repertory Dance Company
    Rigging D2 Flying Effects
    10-Minute Plays
    Two Truths and a Lie
    Counting Rita
    DUMBO (Down Under Manhattan Bridge Overpass)
    Table for Three
    The James Baldwin Project
    Romeo’s Dream Spring Term Project
    W&L Dance Company performance at American College Dance Festival
    Sweden Study Abroad Trip led by Shawn Paul Evans
    Lenfest/Dance Master Class: River North Dance Chicago
    Bentley Musical, Assassins 
    Flournoy Festival
    A Kindly Visitation Musical Biography
    contemporary Art in Appalachia, DR Mullins
    W&L Repertory Dance Company
    Lexington’s Letters to the Editor
    Lenfest/Theater Master Class: Walnut Street Theatre
    Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Ailey
    Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Momix
    Lenfest/Theater Master Class: Kevin Sprirtas
    Flournoy Playwright Festival: Lucy Thurber
    Where We’re Born
    Reading of Scarcity
    >10-Minute Plays
    W&L Repertory Dance Company
    Bentley Musical, Chicago&nbs
    Student Showcase Movie
    Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Lula Washington
    Lenfest/Dance Master Class: the Russian National Ballet
    Student showcase 2008
    Play It Again, Sam
    Flournoy Playwright Festival: Christopher Cartmill ’84
    The Apotheosis of Vacla Drda
    The Nebraska Dispatches (solo performance)
    A Reading of The Robbers of Madderbloom
    Dance Concert 2009
    One Acts 2009
    Bentley Musical, The Secret Garden 
    Father Frances
    Bentley Musical, Little Shop of Horrors
    Student Showcase
    One Acts: Directing Advisor: Joseph Martinez
    Birth of A Blues
    The Interrogation
    Mosquito Dirigible Aerosol Deodorant
    The Rothko Room
    Repertory Dance Company Concert
    Theater Master Classes
    Musical Theater with Matt Bogart and Jessica Boevers
    Acting For The Camera with Elaine Bromka
    Lenfest/Theater Masterclass: Aquila Theatre Catch-22
    Lenfest/theater Master Class: Marvin Hamlisch
    Guest Dramaturgs:
    Todd Ristau – Hollins College and Mill Mountain Theatre
    Michelle Volansky – Washington College
    Sarah Endloe – American Shakespeare Center
    Dance Master Classes
    Contact Improvisation with Brad Stoller
    Ideokinesis with Liza Deck
    A Conversation with Jack Arnold
    Plastic Musik with Jeremy Price
    Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet
  • Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Tango Buenos Aries
  • Dance Company performance at American College Dance Festival
  • Reading Days Trip with students to New York City
  • 2006-2007
    • tits and blood at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
    • Flournoy Playwright Festival with Paula Vogel
      How I Learned To Drive
      The Long Christmas Ride Home
    • Oscar and Felix: A New Look At The Odd Couple
    • Bentley Musical, Kiss Me, Kate 
    • Student Showcase
    • W&L Repertory Dance Company Concert
    • One Acts: Directing Advisor: Joseph Martinez
      The G Word
      After You
      Mafia on Prozac
    • A Man In A Cage – Wendy Wasserstein Festival at Hollins College
    • My Name is Rachel Corrie – Paten Hughes, Science, Society and the Arts at Washington and Lee
    • Guest Artist (puppet master): Nancy Aldrich
    • Guest Artist (Costume Design and Make-up Artist): Becky Arnold
    • Theater Master Classes:
      Unarmed Stage Fighting with Colleen Kelly
      Musical Theater with Matt Bogart
      A Conversation with Paula Vogel
    • Dance Master Classes:
      Urban Bush Women with Maria Bauman
      Afro-Cuban Dance with Sandra Meythaler
      Classical Ballet with Unar Gunaajav
    • Lenfest/Dance Master Class:  Koresh Dance Company
    • Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Moscow Festival Ballet
    • Dance Company performance at American College Dance Festival
    • Reading Days Trip with students to New York City
    • Spring Term London Study Abroad Theater Program
  • 2005-2006
    • Flournoy Playwright Festival with playwright Neil LaBute: The Shape of Things
      Playwright Readings:
      Fat Pig
      The Mercy Seat 
    • Student Showcase
    • No Exit
    • The House of Bernarda Alba
    • The Pirates of Penzance
    • One Acts: Directing Advisor: Joseph Martinez
      Portrait of a Madonna
      Time Flies
      You Can’t Trust The Male
    • Dance Concert – Winter
    • Dance Concert – Spring/Ten-Year Anniversary Concert
    • Lenfest/Dance Master Class: The Richmond Ballet
    • Reading Days Trip with students to New York City
    • Lenfest/Theater Master Classes: The Flying Karamazov Brothers
    • Co-sponsor of the Neil LaBute Film Festival

    • Flournoy Playwright Festival with playwright Bo Wilson
         War Story
         My Uncle’s Business
    • Dreaming and Duelling (dv)
    • The Tamer Tamed
    • One Acts: Advisor- J.D. Martinez
      The Night No One Died
      American Tropical
      The Bone Violin
      The Intervention
      Porcelain and Pink
    • Robert O. and Elizabeth M. Bentley Ignaural: A Blossoming of the Arts
    • Dance Concert – Winter
    • Dance Concert – Spring
    • Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Pilobolus
    • Theater Guest : David Bergeron/University of Kansas
    • Reading Days Trip with students to New York City
  • 2003-2004
    • Flournoy Playwright Festival: The Notebook
    • Readings with Playwrights:
      Monument Avenue
      Reign of Tara
      The High Water Mark
    • Uncommon Women and Others
    • Metamorphoses
    • Hair
    • The Golden Goose
    • Open Stage: Women in Distress
    • One Acts:
      You Oughta Be in Pictures
      The Perm
      Broken Bones
      Blind Harassment
      What She Found There
    • Dance Concert – Winter
    • Dance Concert – Spring
    • Lenfest/Dance Master Class: Ailey II
    • Lenfest/Theater Master Classes: Capitol Steps and Drummers of West Africa
    • Reading Days Trip with students to New York City
    • Spring Term London Study Abroad Theater Program
  • 2002-2003
    • Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
    • Working
    • Top Girls
    • One Act Plays
      Who made Robert Deniro King of America?
      The Most Massive Woman Wins
      Black Comedy
      Flores de Papel
      Zoo Story
  • 2001-2002
    • The Colored Museum
    • Spinning into Butter
    • Godspell (student production of Mindbending Productions)
    • Wild Oats
    • The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
    • One Act Plays
      Andrea’s Got Two Boyfriends
      Pitching to the Star
      Wildwood Park
      Caution to the Wind
  • 2000-2001
    • School for Scandal
    • Oleanna
    • Greater Tuna
    • The Elephant Man
    • Company
    • One Act Plays
      Crime Pays After All
      The Bald Soprano
      The Original Last Wish Baby
      The Author’s Voice
  • 1999-2000
    • Arms and the Man
    • Biloxi Blues
    • Falstaff (Chimes at Midnight)
    • Servant of Two Masters
    • One Act Plays
      The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre
      Foreplay of the Art of the Fugue
      Molly and James
      Reverse Transcription
      For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls
  • 1998-1999
    • Rosencrantz and Guilderstern Are Dead
    • Secret Service
    • Eccentricities of a Nightingale
    • Festivals of One Act Plays
      You Belong to Me
      The Midlife Crisis of Dionysus
      An interview
      The Actor’s Nightmare
      Nice People Dancing to Good Country Music
  • 1997-1998
    • Uncle Vanya
    • The Ninth Step
    • Crimes of the Heart
    • Twelfth Night
    • One Act Plays
      Here We Are
      Businessman’s Lunch
      The Philadelphia
      The Love Talker
  • 1996-1997
    • One Act Plays
      Cannibal Masque
      Bad Habits
      You Can't Trust the Male
      Am I Blue
    • Importance of Being Earnest Jeffrey
    • The Rainmaker
    • Into The Woods
  • 1995-1996
    • Children of a Lesser God
    • Pretty Fire
    • Faust
    • Noises Off
    • One Act Plays
      Sound of a Voice
      Wild Rose Branches
      Stonewater Rapture
      Cowboy, Indians and Fervent Feminist
  • 1994-95
    • Other People's Money
    • Come Down Burning (staged reading, no poster)
    • She Stoops to Conquer
    • One Acts
      Self-Torture and Strenuous Exercise
      The Other Side
  • 1993-94
    • The Flies
    • The Lady's Not for Burning
    • Blithe Spirit
    • One Acts
      Sure Thing
      Brilliant Traces
      The Valentine Fairy
      Marriage of Figaro (opera)
  • 1992-93
  • The Imaginary Invalid
  • The Heidi Chronicles
  • Miss Julie
  • One Acts
    Dreams of Glory
    Hidden in this Picture
    Talk to me Like the Rain and Let me Listen
    Say I Love You, but Whisper
  • Becca
  • 1991-92
  • Saint Joan of the Stockyards
  • Perfect Servants
  • True West
  • One Acts
    The Monkey’s Paw
    Naomi in the Living Room
    Riders to the Sea
    Penguin Blues
  • Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (musical)
  • 1990-91

  • The Skin of our Teeth (Feb.)
  • On the Verge
  • Talley's Folly (no poster)
  • Evita (musical)
  • 1989-90
  • Aladdin
  • K2
  • Graceland
  • Love's the Best Doctor
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • 1988-89
  • Steel Magnolias
  • No Exit
  • Arden of Feversham
  • One Acts
    Self Torture
    Strenuous Exercise
    The Stronger
    Little Shop of Horrors
  • 1987-88
  • Three Sisters
  • Mass Appeal
  • Six Characters in Search of an Author
  • One Acts - Suicide in B flat, The Frog Prince
    L'Histoire du Soldat
    Wake of Jamie Foster
  • Henry Street  Playhouse
    Torebbeaus Mikado
    Of Thee I Sing
  • 1986-87
  • Roscius
  • Cabaret
  • Strange Snow
  • One Acts
    The Lesson
    The Tiger
  • Ballad of the Sad Cafe
  • Henry Street Playhouse
    Charley's Aunt
    Babes in Arms
    Our Town
  • 1986
  • Merchant of Venice
  • Bleacher Bums
  • Lysistrata
  • One Acct
    Master Harold and the Boys
    Sister Mary Ignacious 
    Fool for Love
  • That Championship Season
  • Viktor Frankenstein
  • Henry Street Playhouse
    Good News
  • 1985
  • June and the Paycock
  • Purlie Victorious
  • Of Mice and Men
  • Galileo
  • Two Lovers of Verona
  • Henry Street Playhouse
    Life with Father
    Annie Get your Gun
    Murder at the Vicarage
  • 1984
  • Roshamon
  • Love Poems
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  • One Acts
    Death Knocks 
    The Informer
  • Regan Rex
  • Fantasticks
  • Henry Street Playhouse
    Streets of New York
    Peter Pan
    Born Yesterday
  • 1983
  • Man For All Seasons
  • American Dream
  • Life in the Theatre
  • Tea and Sympathy
  • Midsummer Nights Dream
  • Henry Street Playhouse
    Mornings at Seven
    Kiss Me Kate
    Seven Year Itch
  • 1982
  • Cloud Nine
  • The Country-Wife
  • Man of La Mancha
  • Scapino
  • Henry Street Playhouse
    Pirates of Penzance
    Night Must Fall
    You Can't Take it With You
  • 1981
  • Devil's Disciple
  • Fulgens and Lucrese
  • The Ninth Step
  • Look Homeward Angel Diamond Studs
  • Henry Street Playhouse
    Wonderful Town
    Our American Cousin
    Blithe Spirit
  • 1980
  • Hamlet
  • Weeds
  • Pippin
  • The Dark of the Moon Glass Menagerie
  • Henry Street Playhouse
    Anything Goes
    Under the Gaslight
    Arsenic and Old Lace