Classic American Play “Stage Door” | Nov. 17-20

Plucky. It’s a word you don’t hear much now. But in 1934 it might have been a perfect word to describe the determination and wit of the women in the play, “Stage Door.” Pulitzer prize-winning author Edna Ferber teamed up with George S. Kaufman in 1936 to write this classic American comedy. Presented by the College’s […]

CofC Dance to Stage “Safe Harbor”

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present a dance concert, “Safe Harbor,” directed by Gretchen McLaine and choreographed by the College’s dance faculty, select students, and guest artist John Zullo. The cast is comprised of more than thirty dance majors and minors.  The concert explores […]

Rescheduled Events from Oct. 5-16

As we return to normal campus operations following Hurricane Matthew, please be patient with the rescheduling of some events from October 5-16. Updates will be made as information is confirmed. Please check back. “Hamilton’s America” Preview Event | rescheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 12, more info HICA film “Almost There” will still take place on original date, Thursday, […]

CofC Opera to Perform Broadway + Opera Favorites

***RESCHEDULED for one night only, Friday, Oct. 21. at 7:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall CofC Concerts will present two performances of opera and musical theater titled, Venus & Mars – All Is Fair in Love and War, starring the College’s opera students. Directed by music faculty member David Templeton, the production will include classic songs like […]

CofC Piano Series Continues with Angela Cheng, Oct. 25

Gold Medal winner of the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Masters Competition, Canadian pianist Angela Cheng will perform the second concert in the 2016-2017 season of the College of Charleston International Piano Series. Praised for her brilliant technique, tonal beauty, and superb musicianship, Cheng has performed extensively throughout North America, Asia and Europe as a soloist […]

JAZZ SERIES: Quentin E. Baxter Presents…

Grammy-nominated musician/producer and world-renowned drummer Quentin E. Baxter presents an amazing three-concert series, designed to inspire the students at the College of Charleston, initiate jazz outreach to all students throughout the Lowcountry, and increase community interest and support of the College’s jazz program. The first concert highlights the RANDY NAPOLEON TRIO on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, featuring sensational […]

IN THE MIX: Connecting Students to Leaders in the Music Industry

Presented by the Arts Management Program in the College of Charleston School of the Arts, “In the Mix: Music Industry Exchanges” returns this fall. The free, monthly series connects musicians and College of Charleston students to industry leaders through discussions on different music industry topics. The event is moderated by Mark Bryan, Adjunct Professor of Arts Management and member […]

CofC Theatre: ‘Superior Donuts’ Explores Unlikely Friendship

The Department of Theatre and Dance will stage Superior Donuts, a humorous tale of an unlikely cross-racial and cross-generational friendship. Located in one of Chicago’s most diverse neighborhoods, Arthur Przybyszewski’s donut shop has been a community hub for decades, and both the neglected storefront and its rundown owner are evidence to that. But when Franco, a young fast-talking […]

Poinsett Trio Kicks Off Charleston Music Fest Season

After having performed chamber music together for years with great success, pianist David Gross, violinist Deirdre Hutton and cellist Christopher Hutton founded the Poinsett Piano Trio, in 2008. This Greenville, S.C.-based ensemble will open the 2016-17 season of our Charleston Music Fest series. The trio will perform Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Trio in E-flat major, […]

Trio Carolina to Open ‘2nd Monday’ Concert Season

The 2nd Monday Series hosts monthly concerts featuring College of Charleston faculty and friends. Trio Carolina will open the series’ new season on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. Members of the ensemble include Tacy Edwards, flute; Elizabeth Murphy, cello; and Lorna Barker, piano. The trio will perform a virtuosic and versatile program featuring works by Franz Joseph Haydn, Phillipe Gaubert and Sergei Rachmaninoff. […]