Historically Controversial Play ‘The Children’s Hour’ to Be Staged

The Department of Theatre and Dance will stage “The Children’s Hour,” directed by faculty member Paul Rolfes. Written by Lillian Hellman, the historically controversial play is based on true events; to avoid being sent back to school, an angry, manipulative student tells a lie that threatens to destroy the lives of the two young women who […]

Charleston Music Fest: Violin/Piano Duo

The Charleston Music Fest chamber series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the first of three concerts this season. On Thursday, October 29, violinist Solomia Soroka and pianist Arthur Greene will perform a program of solo piano and duo pieces:  Mazurka in C Major, op 67 #3 and Sonata #3 in B […]

CofC Musical Revue ‘Luck Be a Lady’

27 CofC Opera students will star in “Luck Be a Lady” musical revue. Directed by faculty member Amanda Castellone, the production themed around the greatness of being a woman will include classic scenes from “Guys and Dolls,” “West Side Story,” “Così fan tutte,” “Carmen,” “Into the Woods” and many others. The musical theatre and opera favorites will be […]

CofC Dance Portrays “Her Story”

The Department of Theatre and Dance will present a dance concert, “Her Story,” directed by Kristin Alexander and choreographed by the College’s dance faculty, guest artist Tara Madsen Robbins from Philadelphia, and senior dance major Carly Harward. The College’s dance students comprise the cast. Embracing the departmental theme of female-driven works, the dance program will […]

POSTPONED: Jasmine Saxophone Quartet

POSTPONED due to campus closure. The rescheduled date is November 2. Time, venue and admission remain the same. College of Charleston Jazz Studies presents The Jasmine Saxophone Quartet: Robert Lewis, Simon Harding, Mark Sterbank and Dan O’Reilly to perform jazz standards and originals on Monday, Oct. 5. 7:30pm | Recital Hall, Simons Center for the Arts, […]

School of the Arts Participates in National Arts Survey

The School of the Arts is participating in the 2015 Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) – a one-of-a-kind survey that explores the lives of arts alumni nationwide. Alumni completing the survey this fall will have access to a site to see how their educational and career experiences compare with alumni from across the country. See […]

CofC Theatre: “Lovers and Players”

The Department of Theatre and Dance invites you to be a patron of its 2015-16 season, which includes a variety of performance experiences with a special focus on female writers. View or print a season brochure. “We’re actors, we’re Italians, we’re passionate people, and it’s 1569, that’s right, a Humanist age, but someone’s got to be the sensible […]

IN THE MIX: Touring from the Artist’s Perspective

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 music 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 […]

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 […]