Arts Abound | Fall 2015 Events Calendar

With events ranging from fully-staged, professional theatre productions to scholarly lectures on historic preservation/community planning, the College of Charleston School of the Arts offers numerous public arts experiences for well-seasoned patrons and curious novices alike. Throughout the academic year, the school presents a robust season of CofC Concerts, arts management sessions on navigating the music industry, theatre + dance […]

SOTA Silver Celebration

On October 10, 2015, the College of Charleston School of the Arts will honor its 25th year by hosting a Silver Celebration! Attendees will be among the first to experience Charleston’s new, world-class Gaillard Center while enjoying live entertainment, fine fare, a full bar, and live and silent auctions featuring unique experiences and items. Proceeds will support scholarships and […]

2014-15 School of the Arts Awards

The School of the Arts will honor the achievements of a select group of students who have demonstrated excellence in their respective disciplines. The Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 14 will recognize those who have set a standard for their peers as well as those who will follow in their footsteps. [event details] The School also will recognize alumnus Joseph Burwell […]

Piccolo Spoleto Festival: College of Charleston Young Artists Series

The Young Artists Series features some of the College of Charleston School of the Arts’ most accomplished music students and alumni. Tickets are $11 and available (up to 2 hours before performance) at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival Box Office in the Charleston Visitors Center, by calling 1-(866)-811-4111, online, or at the door. All concerts take place at […]

Piccolo Spoleto Stelle di Domani Theatre Series

A variety of entertaining performances that feature the Stars of the Department of Theatre and Dance at the College of Charleston School of the Arts.      THE CRUCIBLE – “A well-maintained lie acts as a truth.” CofC’s Center Stage presents a gripping rendition of Arthur Miller’s American classic, which explores just such a lie, but on […]

#LiftTheLowcountry on May 5

On Lowcountry Giving Day (May 5), the Coastal Community Foundation will conduct a 24-hour online giving challenge, with matching donations. Your amplified contribution can support: College of Charleston School of the Arts | 25 years of training artists, art scholars and arts leaders, combined with a robust schedule of over 200 public performances, exhibits and […]

IN THE MIX: Interviews & Performances

Presented by the Arts Management Program in the College’s School of the Arts, “In the Mix: Music Industry Exchanges” returned to the College of Charleston in spring semester. The free, monthly music series has connected musicians and College of Charleston students to industry leaders through discussions on different music industry topics. Arts Management adjunct instructor Mark Bryan […]

Ellipsis Trio Rounds off Music Fest Series

Charleston Music Fest (CMF) at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will complete its 2014-15 season with the Ellipsis Trio on Thursday, April 23, 2015. The piano trio, hailing from Cambridge, MA, includes violinist Amanda Wang, cellist Patrick Owen and pianist Konstantinos Papadakis. For this performance, the ensemble has prepared a program of Maurice Ravel’s Piano […]

Chapel Moves! Dance Concert Choreographed by Students

“Chapel Moves!” is an innovative concert of original dances choreographed by talented students in the Department of Theatre and Dance at the College of Charleston School of the Arts. Selected through open auditions, over thirty dance majors and minors are featured in the performance. Works will include pieces selected for inclusion in the American College Dance […]

Ethnomusicologist Daniel Sharp to Present Lecture

This presentation by ethnomusicologist Daniel Sharp (Tulane University) examines how music and mass media contribute to the production of the northeast region of Brazil as a nostalgic space in the national imaginary, distanced from modern national identities. It focuses on the televised images and sounds of two groups from the semi-arid interior city of Arcoverde, […]