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We hope to see you at SIUE for a festival of theatrical experimentation September 10 - 13, 2014.

Xfest slated for September 10 - 13 at SIUE



EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. - The Department of Theatre and Dance at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is proud to announce its annual Xfest, a celebration of experimental theatre. This season will feature an array of performances from September 10 -13, 2014.

Conceived in 2009 by Peter Cocuzza, professor of theater and dance, and Chuck Harper, associate professor of theater and dance, Xfest invites artists and theater companies from around the nation to SIUE to share inventive, fresh new performances with the community and campus. The festival will feature productions from five different theatre companies, as well as master classes from some of the dance companies. Below is the schedule of performances for Xfest 2013.

Xfest 2014 Performance Schedule 

Wednesday, September 10

  • Endurance, Split Knuckle Theatre
    7:30 p.m., Dunham Hall Theater

Thursday, September 11

  • ADA/AVA, Manual Cinema
    7:30 p.m., Metcalf Theater

Friday, September 12

  • My last Year With the Nuns, Matt Smith 
    7:30 p.m., Metcalf Theater

Saturday, September 13

  • Power Goes, The Seldoms 
    7:30 p.m., Dunham Hall Theater

For more information, call the SIUE Department of Theater and Dance, (618) 650-5614.


Xfest is made possible through the generous support of the Office of the Provost, College of Arts & Sciences, the Department of Theater and Dance and audiences like you. We would like to say a special thank you to Grant Andree and the SIUE Arts & Issues Series for partnering with Xfest to extend the series into the summer.

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