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September events in College of Fine Arts

Center for the Performing Arts

The Center for the Performing Arts at Illinois State

Illinois State University’s College of Fine Arts will present the following events during September. Please note that the dates and times of events are subject to change and this list may not include all events offered.

All events at the College of Fine Arts can be found on the University’s events calendar.

 

School of Art

Exhibition: william cordova: kuntur: sacred geometries and Cecil McDonald, Jr: In the Company of Black
On view through Sunday, October 14
University Galleries, Uptown Normal

School of Art Research Colloquium Lecture: Randy Reid
Noon Tuesday, September 11
University Galleries, Uptown Normal

Visiting Artist Lecture: Martha Colburn
Noon Tuesday, September 18
University Galleries, Uptown Normal

Visiting Artist Lecture: Jonah King
Noon Wednesday, September 19
University Galleries, Uptown Normal

School of Music

Wind Symphony Concert
5 p.m. Sunday, September 16
Center for the Performing Arts, Concert Hall

Choral Showcase Concert
5 p.m. Sunday, September 23
Center for the Performing Arts, Concert Hall

Jazz I & II Concert
8 p.m. Thursday, September 27
Center for the Performing Arts, Concert Hall

Guest Artist Recital: Maria Horvath, fortepiano
2 p.m. Sunday, September 30
Kemp Recital Hall

Symphony Orchestra Concert
7 p.m. Sunday, September 30
Center for the Performing Arts, Concert Hall

  • Roger Zare—Lift-Off
    with guest conductor, Alexandra Dee
  • Giuseppe Verdi—Overture to “Nabucco”
  • Samuel Barber—Knoxville: Summer of 1915
    featuring voice faculty, Michelle Vought, soprano
  • Camille Saint-Saens—Symphony No. 3 (Organ)
    featuring Aaron Gomez, organist

School of Theatre and Dance

Ga-AD!

Poster for Colloquium depicting human figures as cut-outs

Playwright and director, Adong Lucy Judith will present a free colloquium on Friday, September, 14.

7:30 p.m. September 16–September 29
2 p.m. September 29 and 30
Center for the Performing Arts, Theatre

Colloquium with playwright and director, Adong Lucy Judith
Noon Friday, September 14
Center for the Performing Arts, Theatre

Preshow reception and post-performance talk-back with playwright and director Adong Lucy Judith
Beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, September 26

Adong Lucy Judith has a six-week residency at Illinois State while directing her play Ga-AD! Adong Judith is the founder and artistic director of Silent Voices Uganda, a nonprofit performing arts company that “gives voice” to social issues affecting underprivileged groups. As both a Fulbright Scholar and TED Fellow, Adong Judith creates art that provokes meaningful conversations about taboo issues.

This Crossroads Project production of Ga-AD! is co-sponsored by the Illinois State University Office of the President, the Harold K. Sage Foundation, the Illinois State University Foundation Fund, the Alice and Fannie Fell Trust Fund, the College of Fine Arts, and the School of Theatre and Dance. The Coalescence Theatre Project, with Artistic Director Don Shandrow, is a community partner in this production.

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