When she first arrived at Clemson University, Becky Becker set a goal of spotlighting marginalized voices by bringing new works by women and minority playwrights to the Brooks Center. Now in her second year as chair of the Department of Performing Arts, Becker is directing the world premiere of “John Proctor is the Villain,” written […]
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: […]
Clemson University’s Brooks Center for Performing Arts will host an array of high-caliber performances during the 2018-2019 season. The new slate of events kicks off in September and features more than 20 performances, including Broadway hit "Kinky Boots," award-winning musicians and performances by Clemson students.
The Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University will reopen its theaters April 27, more than two weeks ahead of schedule.
There is no rule stating that faculty and students concerned with shaping young minds can’t also showcase their love of the performing arts. One assistant professor and two students from the Eugene T. Moore School of Education will do just that in the upcoming Clemson Players production of the musical “She Loves Me.” Drew Whitley, […]
Classical music, jazz, and musical theater highlight January and February at Clemson University's Brooks Center for the Performing Arts.
September is packed with theatrical, musical and student performances at the Brooks Center.
From gypsy rhythms to Irish folk songs to Greek tragedy, the Brooks Center hosts a variety of events to transport you around the world during the month of February.
The Clemson Players and Clemson University performing arts department present the musical "Working" in the Brooks Theatre, Thursday, Feb. 20, through Sunday, Feb. 23.
The Clemson Players will present "The Laramie Project" Nov. 18-22 and 24. Based on the murder of Matthew Shepard, it is a mosaic of dozens of individual voices that offers an exploration of the depths to which humanity can sink and the heights to which it can rise.
Clemson students who endeavor to receive a degree in the performing arts department have chosen to take on a life of long rehearsals, hours of set painting and tedious nights of sleeping with their scripts in hand. They hope to soak in their characters. There is no such thing as being too dedicated.
For her summer break, Sherwood moved to the heart of the entertainment industry — Los Angeles. While on the West Coast she worked as a writing intern on the award-winning television show “The Closer.” The internship, sponsored by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, gave Sherwood the opportunity to work with the show’s eight-member writing team.