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Chaos: Where student direction meets irreplaceable excitement

‘Chaos:’ Where student direction meets irreplaceable excitement

Chelsea Bossert, Arts Reporter November 1, 2023

On Saturday, Oct. 28, in a packed house in the Varner Lab Theatre, “Chaos” — a play written by Laura Lomas and directed by Oakland University student Brady Jacot — shocked both OU students, faculty...

Varner Halls Lab Theatre  to welcome the student led production In Pieces from Sept 2-4.

‘In Pieces’ — a student-led production

Bella Javier, Arts Editor September 2, 2022

Young love is a universal narrative — one that junior musical theater major Cayla Stus is bringing to the Varner Lab Theatre from Sept. 2-4 with Joey Contreras’s latest musical, “In Pieces.” This...

French student Hamid Barry performing his second piece Les Concombres du Roi, originating in the Antilles.

Storytelling Showcase shares international tales

Sarah Lawrence February 28, 2016

On Thursday Feb. 18, the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures welcomed students to their first evening of fairy tales and storytelling in the Varner Lab Theatre.The presentation consisted of...

FEED, a play created and directed by Oakland Students, was performed September 4th-6th in the Varner Lab Theatre. 

Welcome to FEED: OU MTD students put on world premiere play

By Rachel Williams September 12, 2015

Audience members were greeted at the door to Varner Lab Theatre by music, theatre, and dance (MTD) students proclaiming, “Welcome to Feed.” Upon arriving in the theatre itself, they faced a large flat...

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