See the Dance: The History of American Minstrelsy

College of Charleston students will be able to attend and participate in a live taped recording of the NAACP award winning educational play, See The Dance: The History of American Minstrelsy in partnership with the Department of Theatre and Dance and with the Sustainability Literacy Institute. As part of a national anti-bias education program, See The Dance teaches students […]

Arts Abound | Fall 2018 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 + […]

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 (FREE for kids 12 and under) and available for purchase(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. […]

Piccolo Spoleto Stelle di Domani Theatre Series

Spoleto Festival USA and Piccolo Spoleto Festival present a 17-day feast of the arts featuring some of the most talented artists from the School of the Arts, from the local area and from around the world. The cultural adventure begins on Friday, May 25 and continues through Sunday, June 10. Stelle di Domani series features students, faculty […]

2017-18 School of the Arts Awards

The School of the Arts honors the achievements of a select group of students who have demonstrated excellence in their respective disciplines. The Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 10 recognizes those who have set a standard for their peers as well as those who will follow in their footsteps. The School also acknowledges illustrious alumni: ALUMNI AWARDS Award of Achievement […]

“Into the Woods” — An Adult Fairy Tale Musical

Everyone thinks they know the classic fairy tales Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel, and Little Red Riding Hood. But in the hands of Stephen Sondheim (music/lyrics) and James Lapine (book) and their Tony award-winning musical Into the Woods, we see our favorite childhood storybook characters as never before. This adult fairy tale takes us […]

Chapel Moves Dance Concert Choreographed by Students

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the dance concert, Chapel Moves. The annual performance features original dances by some of the department’s most talented students. These future professional choreographers and aspiring dance artists will showcase pieces selected for inclusion in the American College Dance Association’s southeastern […]

Cuba en el Horizonte Performance

Cuba! A source of historic controversy, the island sits tantalizing close to the United States, just 90 miles south of Key West, Florida. But, for more than 50 years the island has been shrouded in mystery to most Americans who were prohibited from going there. As a result of recent political change, Cuba is now […]

“Arts, etc.” Supports College of Charleston Programs through Kiawah Art & House Tour

Arts, etc., a charitable organization of Kiawah and Cassique women committed to supporting the local arts community, is presenting the acclaimed Kiawah Art & House Tour. The 2018 Tour will feature five fabulous Kiawah Island homes and art collections, on Friday, April 6. Tickets are currently for sale, and proceeds will benefit projects involving several areas of the […]

We Without Walls | Staged Readings

The College of Charleston Department of Theatre and Dance will present “We Without Walls,” staged readings of scenes by renowned Cuban-American playwright María Irene Fornés. Fornés perhaps is best known for her play “Fefu and Her Friends,” originally written and produced in 1977. As part of the College’s “Cuba en el Horizonte” celebration, the Department shares the work of one […]