Miami Dade College Kendall Campus Presents On Stage Series
Miami, February 22, 2012 -
Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Kendall Campus presents its official concert series, On Stage, which kicks off this week with a student theater production.
On Stage will showcase the combined talents of students and faculty in the Music, Theater and Dance Department. Each season the series will present an exciting line-up of entertaining and culturally significant performances by accomplished artists and rising stars. Encompassing each of the performing arts - from Jazz and Gospel music to classical and theatrical realism and experimental dance - On Stage offers something for everyone to enjoy.
Performances are open to the public and free unless otherwise noted. For a complete listing of the On Stage series, visit http://www.mdc.edu/kendall/mtd/onstage.asp
Bingo with the Indians by Adam Rapp
Feb. 23-25, 8:00 p.m.; Feb. 26, 2:00 p.m.; Mar. 1-3. 8:00 p.m.; Mar 4, 2:00 p.m., M113
Watch the talented Kendall campus theater students take center stage in this production directed by Oleg Kheyfets. In Bingo with the Indians, a disgruntled East Village theater company with more on their minds then playing Bingo descends upon a small New England town.
Civic Chorale of Greater Miami presents “The Language of Love”
Saturday, Mar. 3, 7:30 p.m, St Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 14260 Old Cutler Road
The Civic Chorale will be presenting the music of Rogers & Hammerstein, Brahms and much more. Under the direction of Kenneth Boos, the Civic Chorale of Greater Miami has been a vital part of the South Florida musical community since 1970. Founded by Lee Kjelson, the group is comprised of students and adult members of the community who share a love for singing and musical excellence.
Admission: $10 adult, $8 senior, $5 student
Honors Jazz Band
Wednesday, Mar. 21, 7:00 p.m., McCarthy Auditorium, Room 6120
Under the direction of master jazz trumpeter, educator, composer, arranger and bandleader, James M. Broderick, enjoy an evening with the Honors Jazz Band and a special guest artist.
MDC Honor Band Festival
Saturday, Mar. 24, 7:30 p.m., South Dade Cultural Arts Center
The campus lights up the South Dade Cultural Arts Center with internationally acclaimed Dallas Brass. MDC Wind Symphony Conductor Brian Neal and guest Conductor Roby George will also showcase their talents. Admission: $10
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
Apr. 12-14, 8:00 p.m.; Apr. 15, 2:00 p.m.; Apr. 19-21. 8:00 p.m.; Apr 22, 2:00 p.m., M113
Twelfth Night tells the story of Viola, a young woman shipwrecked in the country of Illyria who decides to dress as a man to make her way in the new land. This play is designed to appeal to all ages, and first-time viewers as well as Shakespeare buffs.
Artistry in Rhythm: Engaging the Community, Dance Conference
Apr. 19-21, Time: TBA, McCarthy Auditorium
Artistry in Rhythm: Engaging the Community is a scholarly dance conference which seeks to explore the significance of community engagement through the vernacular of dance, encourage community growth and development, and enhance professional development within an academic setting. The conference will consist of a host of master dance classes, lecture/demonstration and performances.
Civic Chorale of Greater Miami presents “Flights of Hope”
Sunday, Apr. 22, 4:00 p.m., South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211 St., Cutler Bay, FL 33189
The Civic Chorale will be presenting the premiere of “Flights of Hope” featuring composer Alec Schumaker. All proceeds will benefit the Safespace Foundation. Under the direction of Kenneth Boos, the Civic Chorale of Greater Miami has been a vital part of the South Florida musical community since 1970. Founded by Lee Kjelson, the group is comprised of students and adult members of the community who share a love for singing and musical excellence.
Admission: $20 adult, $10 student
All dates, times and concert locations are subject to change.
For more information, please contact the Music, Theater and Dance Department at 305-237-2282 or visit our website www.mdc.edu/kendall/mtd
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