Category Archives: Press

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 […]

Off-Broadway Cast of ‘Fun Home’ to Perform on April 21

ORIGINAL OFF-BROADWAY CAST OF ‘FUN HOME’ TO DELIVER CONCERT-STYLE PERFORMANCE HOSTED BY COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON THEATRE Hailed by The New York Times as a “beautiful heartbreaker of a musical, ‘Fun Home’ finds a shining clarity that lights up the night” in one of the best-reviewed productions of the year The Department of Theatre and Dance at the […]

Rave Review of ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’ – runs through Feb. 25

The College of Charleston School of the Arts has sparked an exciting connection with England’s historic Bristol Old Vic Theatre (known for its production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the 2013 Spoleto Festival USA, and multiple Tony Award-winning production of War Horse). On February 19 you will see firsthand the early impact of this international partnership on the College’s Department of […]

In Concert with Ayala Asherov

On Monday, Feb. 3, the Monday Night Concert Series will feature a performance by ASCAP Award winning composer and singer/songwriter, Ayala Asherov. The program will include her own works. The concert will take place at 8 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Simons Center for the Arts, 54 Saint Philip Street. Admission is $10 cash or check at the […]

Darius Rucker and Cary Ann Hearst ’01 to Talk to Students About Songwriting

Charleston is becoming a hot spot for musicians locally and nationally, and the College of Charleston Arts Management Program is in the middle of it. A new monthly series, “In the Mix: Music Industry Exchanges” will connect musicians and College of Charleston students to industry leaders with intimate conversations about their successes and experiences in […]

Simons Medal Awarded to HRH Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales

The Historic Preservation and Community Planning Program at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the Albert Simons Medal of Excellence to His Royal Highness Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales for outstanding work in traditional architecture, urban planning and historic preservation. The event will take place on Wed., Sept. 11, 2013, […]

Dean Valerie Morris to Receive ‘Influential Women in Business’ Award

Valerie B. Morris, Dean of the College of Charleston School of the Arts, is one of twelve winners of the Charleston Regional Business Journal’s Influential Women in Business awards for 2013. The annual awards recognize local women who have demonstrated professional excellence and leadership in their careers and community service. A luncheon will be held for the winners, […]

CHARLIE Mag Honors Members of School of the Arts

CHARLIE magazine, which celebrates progressive culture in Charleston, will honor its selection of 50 Most Progressive people in Charleston tonight. Included in those 50 are several of the College of Charleston School of the Arts’ faculty, staff, alumni and supporters including… John Zeigler, a staunch supporter of the School of the Arts, is described by […]

Charleston Music Fest’s Opening Concert Celebrates Medical Recovery of Violinist

The College of Charleston School of the Arts is pleased to announce that violin professor and Director of Strings Lee-Chin Siow, critically-acclaimed soloist and Gold Medal winner of the 1994 Henryk Szeryng International Violin Competition, will perform again, for the first time since a car crash that broke her arm – the one that holds […]

CofC Theatre Season 2012-13

***The canceled show from Tuesday, August 28 has been rescheduled for Thursday, August 30 at 7:30 p.m. The Department of Theatre in the College of Charleston School of the Arts announces its 2012-13 season! Download the pdf file to check out the line-up of works, and get your season subscription today! Opening the season will […]