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.”
Western Carolina University is shining the spotlight on the inaugural season of theatre, music and dance in its new Fine and Performing Arts Center, with eight shows on tap as part of the 2005-06 Subscription Series.
A $100,000 gift from Harrah's Cherokee Casino and Hotel will help Western Carolina University unveil its new Fine and Performing Arts Center in style, with a grand opening series of cultural events highlighted by a black-tie opening night gala to feature a nationally known entertainer.
Western Carolina University is ready to raise the curtain on its 2004-05 theatre season as the University Players stage the Tony Award-winning drama “Dancing at Lughnasa,” the Greek classic “Antigone” with a modern twist, the off-beat musical comedy “Little Shop of Horrors” and the Pulitzer Prize-winning mystery “Proof.”