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 […]
Designing collaboration This New Orleans-born Tiger ditched her law school plans to accept a scene-design assistantship and never looked back. She has worked all over the country, and today, she combines her love of art and theatre –not only to design sets, but to create opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration with Clemson faculty and students to […]
Music, dance and a classic play highlight the winter season at Clemson University's Brooks Center for the Performing Arts.
Clemson University student ensembles highlight April at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts as it closes out its season.
The Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University plans a world of adventure in October. The Clemson Players go westward, pianist Lise de la Salle tours the work of great European composers, the Clemson University Singers take an American musical odyssey and the National Dance Company of Siberia treks through the frozen taiga of Russia.
This season at Clemson University’s Brooks Center for the Performing Arts presents artists ranging from dancers from the cold of Siberia and a fiddler from the hills of Appalachia to three world-class musicians from the Caribbean.
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.
Clemson University's student ensembles will present a series of performances in the coming weeks at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts.
Inspire. Innovate. Educate. These have been the guiding stars of Clemson University’s Brooks Center for the Performing Arts throughout its 20-year-long journey. Whether hosting chamber musicians, illusionists, dance ensembles or Broadway musicals, the Brooks Center strives to present engaging artists of the highest quality and greatest variety. This season that journey will continue with performances that, as always, are inspiring, innovative and educational.
Recent collaborations between the architecture and theatre departments prove that
Last year, it was ABBA. This year, Gershwin. No matter the show or composer, Clemson University performing arts students always get a first-rate, hands-on education when Work Light Productions brings a musical to town.
Clemson University's Brooks Center for the Performing Arts is No. 8 on the list of the “25 Most Amazing University Performing Arts Centers” ranked by bestvalueschools.com.
Clemson student performing artists have a history of success. Though less than two decades old, the production studies in performing arts major has produced top-tier professionals who have excelled in every aspect of the theatrical and musical worlds.
Susan Kaplar, business manager for the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University, long had a dream to merge her interest in the visual arts with her love of the performing arts. Her idea was to present visual artwork accompanied by interpretations of that art in the forms of music and movement theater. That now is an exhibit called "Tempos: Muse and Motion" that will be in the Brooks Center lobby until March 14. It is being presented by the Brooks Center and the Center for Visual Arts.
Nearly two dozen Clemson University students will undertake a challenge to write, cast, design, rehearse and perform four short plays in 24 hours this weekend.