Lake Erie College Fine and Performing Arts schedule now available
[September 1, 2010] – Lake Erie College has released its new and dynamic fine and performing arts schedule for the 2010 academic semester. The schedule brings new lunchtime, music and fine arts events performed by the many talented students, faculty and staff at Lake Erie College. The events also feature special guest, Lisa Warrington, from the University of Otago in New Zealand. Congratulations to the staff for their every day hard work and dedication to the College’s fine and performing arts. To obtain the brochure, click here.
Fine Arts Fall 2010
Lunchtime Fine Arts Events
Join us for our exciting Fine Arts lunchtime events! Events are free and include food and drinks for attendees!
September 1 and 2 @ Noon
“Eye to Eye”
by Christopher Graybill
This 10 minute play is a social satire on competitiveness between men and women as manifest by a staring contest. Features Hilary Barnett and Michael Prince.
October 28 and 29 @ Noon
“An Error of Comedy”
Adapted from William Shakespeare, directed by Lisa Warrington, our guest from the University of Otago in New Zealand. As a lunchtime theatre showcase, we present several of the scenes featured in our full-length production..
December 2 and 3 @ Noon
“L’Uomo dal Fiore in Bocca”
(The Man with the Flower in his Mouth)
by Luigi Pirandello, revised by Dr. Paola Basile. A dramatic presentation by students in the Advanced Italian class.
Features on the Main Stage
October 29 & 30 @ 7:30 p.m.
October 31 @ 2 p.m.
“An Error of Comedy”
Adapted from William Shakespeare; directed by Lisa Warrington. This original adaptation features scenes from several Shakespearean comedies. This is presented by Lake Erie College students, as directed by Lisa Warrington. Ms. Warrington is our guest from the University of Otago in New Zealand. She is well-known as one of New Zealand’s leading directors, and this production features her energy, her attention to detail, and her ability to adapt Shakespeare for the enjoyment of contemporary audiences. The October 29th performance will include a reception featuring Ms. Warrington and will be followed by a brief symposium where she and the actors will discuss the work. Tickets are free to all Lake Erie College students, staff and faculty; general admission is $5.
Nov 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, @ 7:30 p.m.
Nov 14 & 20 @ 2 p.m.
By Terry Pratchett; adaptation by Stephen Briggs; Directed by Jerry Jaffe. A parody of Phantom of the Opera, this comedy is set in a medieval opera house where witches and trolls are the norm. Based on a novel by Terry Pratchett, the story is set in his famous Discworld milieu. With a sense of humor akin to Monty Python combined with dry British irony, a huge cast guarantees a huge good time for all. Tickets are free to all Lake Erie College students, staff and faculty; general admission is $5.
Music in the Morley
November 7, @ 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
(time includes a dinner break)
The complete organ works
of Cesar Franck
Organ students of Todd Wilson will present a marathon concert of the complete organ works of Cesar Franck. Free admission.
December 5 @ 4:30 p.m.
Morley Music Building
Christmas Vespers is one of the oldest traditions of the College, dating back to the early 1900s. The concert will include the Lake Erie College Community Chorus, Flute Choir and faculty and student instrumental and vocal soloists, and a Music BFA presentation by Joseph Grasso. In the spirit of the season, the concert is presented free, as the College’s gift to the community. No reservations are required.
Fine Arts Showcase
5:30 p.m. Student Art & Digital
Art & Technology Show
7 p.m. Dance Studio Showing
Come to the BK Smith Gallery for a reception and to see work by Fine Arts students including drawings, digital photography, graphic design projects, and animations. A formal presentation of the Animation Shorts will begin at 6pm. Then, stay for our 7:00pm Dance Studio Showing, a showcase of student work from the fall semester.
The C.K. Rickel Theatre and BK Smith Gallery are located on the eastern side of the Lake Erie College campus. Free parking is located off Gillett Street. Call 440.375.7450 for directions or more information and ticket reservations.
Lake Erie College is an independent, liberal arts institution founded in 1856. Located in Painesville, Ohio, the College challenges its students to "get in and stand out" in academics, athletics and student activities. Lake Erie College currently serves more than 1,300 students, offers a combined 35 majors in undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the option to design an individualized major tailored to career and academic goals. The College is an NCAA Division II member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) and home to 23 intercollegiate athletic teams.