Student Labs

These imaginative student-directed productions include classic, contemporary, and original works.

Studio Theatre, in the basement of the Cathedral of Learning
Wednesdays–Saturdays at 8 p.m.   
Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.

2017/2018 LAB SEASON



LAB 1: [title of show]

Written by: Hunter Bell
Music and Lyrics by Jeff Bowen
Directed by: Alex Dittmar
October 18 - 22, 2017
Henry Heymann Theatre

LAB 2:  Roustabout: The Great Circus Train Wreck

Written by: Jay Torrence
Directed by Chloe Torrence
November 15 - 19, 2017
Henry Heymann Theatre




The Lifeboat is Sinking

Written by: Shel Silverstein


An Oblation

Written by: Taylor Mac
Directed by: Anne Amundson




Victory on Mrs Dandywine's Island

Written by: Lanford Wilson
Directed by Zev Woskoff
November 11 - 15, 2017
Henry Heymann Theatre


LAB 4:  Suddenly Last Summer

Written by: Tennessee Williams
Directed by Nic Barilar
January 31 - February 4, 2018
Henry Heymann Theatre
Aglaonike's Tiger
Photo of the Production
Unable to practice astronomy because she is a woman, Aglaonike bills herself as a sorceress and makes eerily accurate predictions of celestial events. Inspired by the untold history of the first female astronomer, Aglaonike's Tiger ...Read more >
Water Eyes
Lynn's death left behind messy endings and one imperfect invention which impede her younger sister Kate's mission to raise Lynn's son. This story moves between time and space as Kate and Lynn explore their relationship, both of them...Read more >
The Most Massive Woman Wins
Brutal and hilarious, four women sit in a liposuction clinic waiting room. As the time passes, the women reveal their memories and experiences struggling with body image.  From painful childhood memories to frustrations dealing with...Read more >
The past is an invention, built on words by the men in power. Charm is the untold story of a historical figure ahead of her time, Margaret Fuller, and how her life intersected with the likes of Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo...Read more >