Tag Archives: College of Charleston School of the Arts

CofC Theatre to Stage Tony Award/Pulitzer Prize-winning musical ‘Rent’

Presented by the College of Charleston’s department of theatre and dance, Rent is a multiple award-winning musical based loosely on Giacomo Puccini’s opera La Boheme. With music, lyrics and book by Jonathan Larson, this rock musical shares the story of eight impoverished artistic friends struggling to survive bohemian life in Manhattan’s East Village in the late 1980s/early […]

Armenian-American Sergei Babayan to Perform Season Finale of Piano Series

World renowned pianist and winner of the Cleveland, Hamamatsu, and Scottish international competitions, Armenian-American pianist Sergei Babayan will perform the final concert in the 2016-2017 season of the International Piano Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts. Hailed for his emotional intensity, bold energy and remarkable levels of color, Babayan brings a […]

Simons Medal of Excellence to Be Awarded to Peter Pennoyer

The Historic Preservation and Community Planning Program in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the Albert Simons Medal of Excellence to Peter Pennoyer for outstanding work in design, historic preservation, and education. A lecture by Pennoyer about his career and experiences will take place on Thursday, March 16, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., at the Recital Hall […]

Faculty Vocal Virtuosos in Concert, March 13

The 2nd Monday Series at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present a concert featuring virtuoso singers. Professors from the College’s music department will perform a variety of works including arias by J.S. Bach, Erich Korngold, Robert Schumann and Victor Herbert, in addition to selections from Franz Schubert’s Schwanegesang. The performers will include sopranos […]

CofC Alumni Founders of Redux Studios Return for Exhibit + Panel Discussion

Recognizing a mutual need, a group of fresh graduates from the College of Charleston in 2002 formed the nonprofit organization Redux Contemporary Art Center, to create a venue where local artists could produce and exhibit their work. Now in its 15th year these founding artists, along with alumni who were pivotal to the early development of the space, will create a collaborative […]

Chapel Moves! Dance Concert Choreographed by Students

Presented by the Department of Theatre and Dance, “Chapel Moves!” is an annual recital of original dances by choreographed and performed by students. These future professional choreographers and aspiring dance artists will showcase pieces selected for inclusion in the American College Dance Association’s southeastern regional conference. Exploring how the body, mind, and spirit can be challenged and […]

Marina Lomazov to Perform for International Piano Series

Marina Lomazov has established herself as one of the most passionate and charismatic performers on the concert scene today. Following prizes in the Cleveland International Piano Competition, William Kapell International Piano Competition, Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition, and Hilton Head International Piano Competition, she has given performances throughout North America, South America, China, England, France, Germany, […]

CofC Children’s Opera Generously Supported by Arts, etc. Organization

The College of Charleston Opera Program, directed by Professor David Templeton, features voice majors who stage operas and musical revues for the public. In addition, the Opera Program infuses the arts and an appreciation of opera into local schools. Over the past seven years, they have performed over 100 performances of children’s stories such as Billy Goats Gruff, […]

CofC Opera to Perform ‘Die Fledermaus’ Set in 1970s Charleston

The College of Charleston Opera will present a full production of Johann Strauss’ Die Fledermaus. The operetta, written in Vienna in the 1870s, will be updated to a setting of Charleston in the 1970s. Complete with 1970s attire, phrases and even a touch of its music, this production promises to be theatrically entertaining as well as […]

‘Silent Sky’ Pays Tribute to Lesser-Known Woman Astronomer

Presented by the College of Charleston Department of Theatre and Dance, Silent Sky is based on the true story of an intrepid, hearing-impaired woman astronomer, Henrietta Swan Leavitt. Written by Lauren Gunderson who was recently named the most produced living playwright in America by American Theatre Magazine, the play takes place in the early twentieth century in […]