To the Clemson Community: These are challenging times unlike anything I have seen in more than 30 years of working in higher education. I know many of you are concerned about your health, and the health of your loved ones – we are, too. In fact, every decision we have made over the past few […]
Eric Lapin sees his participation in this year’s President’s Leadership Institute (PLI) as a natural extension of the work he was doing to earn his Clemson Ph.D. He is using his PLI experience to find ways to incorporate the arts into the larger mission of Clemson University.
Clemson University will confer more than 1,000 degrees during the summer graduation ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, in Littlejohn Coliseum. Visitors should plan extra time for travel and prepare for metal detectors at each entrance and the enforcement of the clear bag policy as well.
CLEMSON – The call came on April 1. The voice on the other end of the line told Clemson University instructor of fine arts Mark Brosseau that he would be receiving the prestigious Pollock-Krasner Foundation (PKF) grant, a life-changing development. He wondered whether it was true. He laughs about it now. “All I could think […]
Mike East, a Clemson graduate who owns a company that builds stage sets, got a big opportunity to create a towering structure on a tight deadline for the 50th anniversary tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Jesus Christ Superstar.” But there was one problem: He had no place to build it. That’s when he turned to […]
The 2019-20 season at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts offers variety, with Grammy winners, world music, dance companies, chamber ensembles and much more.
As Clemson University students and faculty pause for spring break, their primary performance space is getting a spring cleaning. The Brooks Theatre will again open its doors to the public on Monday, March 25, 2019. The reopening was announced three weeks after the discovery of several bats in the building, which led to a cautionary closing of the theater.
Clemson University Facilities and private pest-control experts are working to make sure the bats that caused the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts to cancel performances will go away and stay away. The maintenance staff has installed an “excluder” – a device that allows bats to leave a building but not return – at a small gap in an outside wall where about 20 bats were seen entering. Since two bats were first sighted at Brooks Feb. 27, the maintenance team has worked to humanely remove bats from the building and seal any entry points.
Ten Clemson University theater students took their show on the road in a big way this month, traveling to Dubai to perform their original play, Hello, My Name Is, at the American University of Sharjah as part of the second International Theatre Festival.
The Clemson University College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities has changed the name of its performing arts undergraduate degree to more accurately reflect the range of arts programs offered at the university. The Bachelor of Arts in production studies in performing arts degree now will be known as the Bachelor of Arts in performing arts.
From Wednesday, Feb. 27, through Saturday, March 2, the CollabFest at Clemson University will celebrate creativity with a slate of art, film, technology and food events that seek to inspire, entertain and educate. Famed designer Tina Roth Eisenberg will deliver the festival’s keynote at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Watt Family Innovation Center.
“A Patient Search: Paintings by Tom Dimond” is the newest exhibit in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts lobby exhibition space, on view through Aug. 2.
After stepping aside as chair of the performing arts department at Clemson, David Hartmann found that new doors opened – or rather, his favorite old ones. Hartmann returned to two great interests: teaching and designing sets for plays. “I’m loving it,” Hartmann said. “I wanted to get back to what drew me to higher education: […]
Casey Abrams and Postmodern Jukebox open the Brooks Center season. Check out our interview with Casey.
CLEMSON — Becky Becker plans to bring an increased emphasis on new and innovative artistic works to the Clemson University performing arts department. Becker, the incoming chair of performing arts, arrives at Clemson with an extensive background not only in teaching and scholarship but also in developing new theatrical works. “I’m a big supporter of […]