CofC Opera to Perform ‘Die Fledermaus’ Set in 1970s Charleston

The College of Charleston Opera will present a full production of Johann Strauss’ Die Fledermaus. The operetta, written in Vienna in the 1870s, will be updated to a setting of Charleston in the 1970s. Complete with 1970s attire, phrases and even a touch of its music, this production promises to be theatrically entertaining as well as […]

‘Silent Sky’ Pays Tribute to Lesser-Known Woman Astronomer

Presented by the College of Charleston Department of Theatre and Dance, Silent Sky is based on the true story of an intrepid, hearing-impaired woman astronomer, Henrietta Swan Leavitt. Written by Lauren Gunderson who was recently named the most produced living playwright in America by American Theatre Magazine, the play takes place in the early twentieth century in […]

Moscow Conservatory-trained Khoma/Vynnytsky Duo to Perform

The 2nd Monday Series will host Charleston Music Fest for a night of intimate chamber music. Graduates of the prestigious Moscow Conservatory, faculty duo Natalia Khoma (cello) and Volodymyr Vynnytsky (piano) will present a romantic concert of Beethoven’s Variations in Eb-Major from Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte and Sergei Rachmaninov’s Sonata in G minor, Op. 19 for cello and […]

A Gentrified Neighborhood Causes a Young Couple to Confront Uncomfortable Truths in ‘BUZZER’

“Buzzer” is a dark yet comic drama by playwright Tracey Scott Wilson. Personal transformations in a changing neighborhood may cost more than the rent. When home is part of a newly gentrifying neighborhood, what needs to change to insure one’s comfort? As in most of her plays, Wilson proffers many questions as answers in this fast-paced race-, class- […]

Arts Abound | Spring 2017 Events Calendar

With events ranging from fully-staged, professional dance and theatre productions to scholarly lectures on art and architectural history, 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 […]

Revel in Renaissance Music at A Yuletide Madrigal Feast

Photo by Sara Grant The Department of Music in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present A Yuletide Madrigal Feast, on Thursday, Dec. 1, Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m., in the Alumni Memorial Hall of Randolph Hall. The award-winning College of Charleston Madrigal Singers, conducted by Dr. Robert […]

Magnetic South: The Finnish Line

Magnetic South, a collaborative project between the Charleston Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and the College of Charleston Department of Music, continues to present contemporary classical music to Charleston audiences during the 2016-2017 season. The fall concert, “The Finnish Line,” is an evening of music from Finnish composers. College of Charleston faculty member Yiorgos Vassilandonakis and CSO […]

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, […]