Knox's Repertory Theatre Term (Rep Term), produced every three years by the Department of Theatre, is the only undergraduate theatre program in the United States that embeds academic study of theatre within the experience of forming a repertory company that produces two fully staged productions. Its success depends on intensive collaboration between faculty and students, and it provides the students who participate with an unforgettable 10-week immersion in theatre.

Working with faculty directors and designers, the students -- about half of whom, typically, are theatre majors -- spend an entire term researching, designing, constructing, rehearsing, and performing two full-length plays.

Rep Term is a three-credit course in which all the students serve on multiple crews (such as set construction, props, and publicity) as well as playing roles - on stage or off - in one or both productions. They also learn about dramaturgy, and study and carry out independent research into the plays. Workshops and colloquia provide additional training in areas such as voice, and stage combat, and opportunities to meet with alumni and other professionals.

The plays are performed in nightly rotation over two weekends, including two Saturdays with both matinee and evening performances. Repertory Theatre Term is cooperative, collaborative, and one of the most intense and rewarding theatre experiences a student can have at the undergraduate level.


2016: Rep Term XVII

The Secret in the Wings
Neverwhere

2013: Rep Term XVI

The Caucasian Chalk Circle
The Green Bird

2010: Rep Term XV

Perestroika
Millennium Approaches

2007: Rep Term XIV

Working
The Madwoman of Chaillot

2004: Rep Term XIII

Lysistrata
Trojan Women

2001: Rep Term XII

War and Peace

1999: Rep Term XI

The Government Inspector
Treacherous Journey

1997: Rep Term X

Spoon River Anthology
Diary of a Scoundrel

1994: Rep Term IX

Spring Awakening
Much Ado About Nothing

1991: Rep Term VIII

J. B.
The Rimers of Eldritch

1988: Rep Term VII

The Good Woman of Setzuan
Dark of the Moon

1985: Rep Term VI

Hippolytus
Lady Windemeres Fan

1982: Rep Term V

Six Characters in Search of an Author
The Philadelphia Story

1979: Rep Term IV

The Enchanted
The Crucible

1976: Rep Term III

Ring Round the Moon
The Maids

1973: Rep Term II

Trojan Women
The Madwoman of Chaillott

1970: Rep Term I

Love Labours Lost
Seven Against Thebes & Antigone
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