Tag Archives: Theatre

A Modern Take on a Classic Greek Tragedy

The Dept. of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will stage a modern interpretation of Euripides’ “The Bacchae.” This new translation written by Irish poet Derek Mahon follows Dionysus on his quest to reveal himself as a God to his hometown of Thebes, which has banned the worship of […]
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Orlando Jones Comedy Show to Benefit College of Charleston Theatre & Dance

The Department of Theatre and Dance at the College of Charleston School of the Arts is pleased to bring back former student thespian Orlando Jones to the Emmett Robinson stage – the very stage where he discovered his acting talent and the joy of engaging audiences. In his Hollywood career, audiences have seen Orlando Jones […]
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2014-15 Theatre and Dance Season

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts announces its 2014-15 season! The eight-production season includes a wide variety of experiences from theatre for young audiences to musicals to a student-written award winning play and even Shakespeare in a new place in our calendar.  See the listing of performances, […]
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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. Follow #stelledidomani      THEY CALL ME ARETHUSA - Arethusa has been turned into a river, or so everyone thinks. Rather, she has joined a society of women with some very troubling secrets. […]
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2013-14 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 Friday, May 9 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 will also recognize alumni […]
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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 […]
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‘She Kills Monsters’ Delves Into Imaginary World of Adventure

The Department of Theatre and Dance will end its 2013-14 season with “She Kills Monsters” by playwright and pioneer of “geek theatre,” Qui Nguyen. The cast and crew of students and faculty, will bring the show to life through the creative use of special effects, stage combat and puppetry. The production will feature original music […]
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School of the Arts Interactive Garden Series

Bring your lunch or drop by the Barnet Courtyard to enjoy a FREE arts showcase, while soaking in the predicted sunny weather and temps in the 70s!  The College of Charleston School of the Arts (SOTA) is hosting a new Garden Series from Monday, March 31 – Wednesday, April 2. The Series, free and open to the […]
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CofC Dance Concert: Embracing Pangaea

The College of Charleston’s Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to present its 6th annual spring dance concert, Embracing Pangaea. The performance explores multiculturalism through dance, and features faculty, student and guest artist choreography. Artistic Director Gretchen McLaine has re-staged excerpts from August Bournonville’s ballet entitled “Napoli.” Created in 1842, “Napoli” was inspired by the […]
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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 […]
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