Students from Western Carolina University's Theatre in Education program return this month for encore performances of “Young Cherokee” at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the Cherokee Fairgrounds Pavilion. The event, which is free and open to the public, also features Cherokee artists, storytellers and performers.
Western Carolina University is ready to shine the spotlight on its 2006-07 theatre season with the coming-of-age comedy “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” the Tony-Award winning drama “Children of a Lesser God,” the uplifting musical “The Music Man” and the paradoxical comedy “All in the Timing.”
Members of the first graduating class of Western Carolina University's new Master of Fine Arts Program will showcase their work in a series of exhibitions in the Fine Art Museum beginning June 23 and continuing through July.
The theatre arts program at Western Carolina University has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre, the official accrediting agency for academic theater programs in the United States.
Western Carolina University student vocalists Mitchell Hutchings of Charlotte and Heather Hallmark of Burlington recently earned high marks while competing against the best college singers in the region.
Western Carolina University students will film the last scenes from the Theatre in Education Company's performance of “Young Cherokee” this week, concluding a year-long theatre initiative that has captured attention at national conferences and connected university students with the Cherokee people.
Western Provost Kyle Carter presented a preliminary report Friday, Feb. 10, from the college structure review task force, saying that the group's recommendations are still open to discussion but represent progress toward “an organizational structure that will truly serve our students and our university.”