Recent News Stories
- The Bridge: ArtsThe Carthage Theatre Department presents “In the Moment,” a dance concert with artistic direction by Professor Stacy Pottinger, from Thursday, Dec. 8 through Saturday, Dec. 10.Read “See the fall dance concert ‘In the Moment’ this weekend”
- Community,Student Achievements,The Bridge: Kudos,Top StoriesRead “Carthage’s cast and crew of ‘Memento Mori’ invited to KCACTF”
The Carthage Theatre Department’s world-premiere production of “Memento Mori: A Meditation” may have ended its opening run, but the work of the cast and crew is hardly over.
Carthage awards nearly half a million dollars in scholarships to visual and performing arts studentsCarthage provides scholarships up to $10,000 per year, and each scholarship is renewable for all four years at Carthage. Each year, the visual and performing arts award nearly half a million dollars in aid. Apply today!Read “Carthage awards nearly half a million dollars in scholarships to visual and performing arts students”
- The 2022-23 theatre and dance season has been announced — see the performances and get your tickets today!Read “2022-23 theatre and dance performances announced!”
Past News Stories
- The Bridge: ArtsThe Modern Languages Department invites you to see “On purge bébé!” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the Campbell Student Union Auditorium. Admission is free.Read “Carthage’s French Theatre class presents ‘On purge bébé!’ TODAY”
- The Bridge: News for StudentsRead “Dance auditions for ‘Away From the Mirror’ Sunday: Sign up now”
The Theatre Department will hold auditions for the spring 2023 student dance concert “Away From the Mirror.” Sign up to audition by midnight Saturday, Nov. 19.
- The Bridge: KudosRead “Prof. Rick Bingen ’15 premieres new play ‘Whirligig of Time’ at Sunstone Studios”
Prof. Rick Bingen is pleased to announce the world premiere of his play, “Whirligig of Time,” which you can catch in Milwaukee this December.
- The Bridge: News for StudentsRead “Attend and perform at the Open Mic Night Friday!”
Join us for comedy, poetry, skits, music, and free food!
- The Bridge: ArtsRead “Carthage Theatre Department’s New Play Initiative presents ‘Memento Mori’ this weekend”
Carthage Theatre’s 14th annual New Play Initiative, in collaboration with West End House School of Arts, presents the world premiere of “Memento Mori,” directed by Professor Neil Scharnick!
- The Bridge: News for StudentsRead “Sign up to audition for spring fine arts shows”
The Carthage theatre, music theatre, and dance programs are excited to announce combined auditions for the spring 2023 performing arts season.
- The Bridge: News for StudentsSee fellow students sing, play music, recite poetry, perform a skit, and more. Performers should sign up to attend.Read “Attend an Open Mic Night Thursday: Sign up to perform now”
- The Bridge: ArtsRead “‘Antigone’ opens this weekend! Get your tickets now”
“Antigone” tells the story of family, the truth of the divine, and how far one is willing to go to be loyal.
- Community,Events,InnovationThe Carthage Theatre Department presents “Frontline,” a verbatim play based on interviews with frontline healthcare workers across the country and created by the 2022 Carthage Verbatim Theatre class.Read “‘Frontline’: Real-life stories about frontline healthcare workers”
- The Bridge: Lectures & PresentationsRead “Learn about summer research at the SURE 2022 Poster Presentations TODAY”
Join us for the Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences Poster Presentations from 4 to 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, in the David A. Straz Jr. Center atrium.
- The Bridge: Arts
Celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday: See the English Players perform scenes from ‘As You Like It’ TODAYRead “Celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday: See the English Players perform scenes from ‘As You Like It’ TODAY”
Please join us in celebrating (belatedly) William Shakespeare’s birthday by watching the English Players preform scenes from “As You Like It.”
The annual fall dance production, this year titled “In the Moment,” provides opportunities for Carthage dancers to embody various dance works and present them on the Carthage mainstage.
“Memento Mori” is a fantastical story woven from the collective minds of the ensemble and directors, all grappling with life’s biggest questions: Why are we here? Why does that matter? And what comes next?
“Ordinary Days” tells the story of four simple people living in New York City: Deb, Warren, Claire, and Jason. Each character struggles with familiar aspects of their lives: school, love, the meaning of life, and growing up.