Tag Archives: Theatre

‘To the Rock That Is Higher’ Staged Reading

The Department of Theatre and Dance believes new work is stimulating and necessary. New play development initiatives are designed to take vibrant and promising scripts through an intensive process involving research, rewrites and on-your-feet explorations with the provision of student artists and audiences who have a strong sense of community. We invite you to a […]

CofC Theatre Parallels Tragic War Incidents From Different Times

The Department of Theatre and Dance at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will stage “Ajax in Iraq,” directed by faculty member Mark Landis. Written by Ellen McLaughlin, the play’s central figure, “A.J.,” is a female member of a forward deployed U.S. Army unit in Iraq. A.J. has been in combat, has fought with valor, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2014-15 School of the Arts Awards

The School of the Arts will honor the achievements of a select group of students who have demonstrated excellence in their respective disciplines. The Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 14 will recognize those who have set a standard for their peers as well as those who will follow in their footsteps. [event details] The School also will recognize alumnus Joseph Burwell […]

Piccolo Spoleto Stelle di Domani Theatre Series

A variety of entertaining performances that feature the Stars of the Department of Theatre and Dance at the College of Charleston School of the Arts.      THE CRUCIBLE – “A well-maintained lie acts as a truth.” CofC’s Center Stage presents a gripping rendition of Arthur Miller’s American classic, which explores just such a lie, but on […]

Chapel Moves! Dance Concert Choreographed by Students

“Chapel Moves!” is an innovative concert of original dances choreographed by talented students in the Department of Theatre and Dance at the College of Charleston School of the Arts. Selected through open auditions, over thirty dance majors and minors are featured in the performance. Works will include pieces selected for inclusion in the American College Dance […]

Modern-Style Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

“The course of true love never did run smooth,” so says one of the characters in William Shakespeare’s timeless comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The play is one of The Bard’s most often produced works, but the Department of Theatre and Dance at the College of Charleston will set the play in a very modern […]