Tag Archives: Theatre

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 […]

College of Charleston School of the Arts to Receive Prestigious Verner Award

The College of Charleston School of the Arts is proud to be a recipient of the South Carolina Arts Commission’s 2015 Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor’s Awards for the Arts, which recognizes outstanding achievement and contributions to the arts in South Carolina. The School’s Dean, Valerie Morris, expresses, “It is an honor that our school has been recognized for […]

CofC Theatre: Home on the Mornin’ Train

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present Kim Hines’ moving drama, Home on the Mornin’ Train. The kindness of strangers amidst great danger has kept the Underground Railroad alive to this day. In this play, the audience sees the freedom train in action as two […]

CofC Theatre to Stage Eccentric Comedy

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present Noel Coward’s bizarre comic play, Blithe Spirit. The story centers on socialite and novelist, Charles Condomine, who invites the eccentric clairvoyant and medium, Madame Arcati, to his house to conduct a séance. Condomine hopes the séance will help him […]

Arts Abound | Spring 2015 Events Calendar

A New Year’s Resolution to try something new? Or to add more personal time to your busy schedule? With events ranging from fully-staged, professional theatre productions to scholarly lectures on historic preservation, the 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 […]

‘Assassins’ – Dark Comical Revue-Style Musical to Be Staged

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present five-time Tony Award winner, “Assassins.” Stephen Sondheim (music/lyrics) and John Weidman (book) examine the motivations of the men and women who have killed – or attempted to kill – U.S. Presidents throughout history. John Wilkes Booth, Lee Harvey […]

‘Out of Control’ Dance Concert

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will showcase “Out of Control,” directed by Gretchen McLaine and choreographed by the College’s dance faculty and guest artist Ashlee Ratigan for the Charleston County School of the Arts. The College’s dance students comprise the cast. What makes this production […]

CofC Theatre Stages Award Winning ‘Bread & Circuses’ by Recent Alumnus

The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present “Bread and Circuses” by young alumnus Edward Precht ’14. The play is not a slice of realism, but rather is a broad comedy that speaks of young love and one man’s hysterical journey to find it. Along the […]