Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater brightens November on the Outer Cape with five cult musicals: The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Xanadu, Little Shop of Horrors, Hairspray, and Baby Driver. Introductions and post-film discussions are moderated by series curator Marc Strauss, Ph.D.
Dr. Strauss is Professor Emeritus in Theatre and Dance from the Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts at Southeast Missouri State University (1995 – 2014). While at university, he taught all levels of studio ballet, jazz, and ballroom as well as theory classes in the history of the musical, dance history and appreciation, dance in world cultures, the creative process, and the aesthetics of movement. Dr. Strauss has studied, performed, taught, and choreographed in a variety of dance styles at the regional, national and international levels since the early 1980s. Specialized interests include Broadway and Hollywood musicals, dance criticism, dance on film, aesthetics, George Balanchine, Astaire and Rogers, and Alfred Hitchcock.