Tag Archives: Theatre

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

Presented by the College of Charleston department of theatre and dance, “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark” is a contemporary, biting comedy by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage. Although her award-winning plays deal with a variety of subject matters in vastly different circumstances, each of her stories focuses on a strong woman. “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark” is […]

Dance Concert Highlights Student Choreography/Performance

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the dance concert, “Chapel Moves!”. The annual concert features original dances by some of the department’s most talented students.  Exploring themes such as beauty, communication, and loss, the choreographers have created an evening of dance showcasing the diversity […]

Multiple Tony Award-Winning Musical “The Secret Garden” Takes Stage

Co-presented by the College of Charleston’s department of theatre and dance and department of music, “The Secret Garden” is a compelling musical for the whole family. This enchanting classic of children’s literature, written by Frances Hodgson Burnett in 1911, is reimagined in brilliant musical style by composer Lucy Simon and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Norman.  Winner […]

Arts Abound | Spring 2016 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 […]

‘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 […]