Theater and Dance Department Events

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Exhibit: Associated Artists of Pittsburgh

Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

This exhibit showcases the unique cross-section of Pittsburgh artists selected from the ranks of the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, one of America’s oldest and most active artist organizations.

Free admission.

Kipp Gallery and Annex Hours:
Tuesday through Friday: noon to 4:00 p.m.
Closed: Sundays, Mondays, and Saturdays

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This exhibition tells Milton Bancroft’s story, from the beginning of his career in the late 19th century as an artist and teacher through his personal response to World War I.

This exhibit runs from September 10 to October 29.

Free admission. 

University Museum Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Thursday: noon - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: noon - 4 p.m.
Closed Sundays and Mondays.

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Ovations!: Kid Koala's “Nufonia Must Fall”

Fisher Auditorium, Performing Arts Center

Kid Koala’s Nufonia Must Fall is an astonishing mesh of media magic guaranteed to intrigue audiences of every age. From its technical genius to tender story to original music, it is a definite must-see.

Consisting of 14 small-scale sets, an electronic array of instruments performed by Kid Koala, a live performance by the Afirara Quartet, and a small army of puppeteers and videographers projecting the performance on a large screen, this innovative show follows a touching love story between a robot growing outdated and a winsome office drone.

Based on the award-winning graphic novel by world-renowned scratch DJ and music producer Kid Koala, Nufonia Must Fall includes a post-show, on-stage, close-up look of how this masterpiece was produced.

A true artist in every sense of the word, Kid Koala has released four solo albums and has toured with Radiohead, the Beastie Boys, Arcade Fire, Money Mark, A Tribe Called Quest, Mike Patton, DJ Shadow, and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. He has also worked on the scores for the filmsShaun of the Dead, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Looper, and The Great Gatsby.

Nufonia Must Fall is directed by Keith “K.K.” Barret. Barret has worked on music videos by Smashing Pumpkins and Beck and was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Production Design for the film Her.

Tickets are available beginning August 23, 2016, by visiting the IUP HUB Box Office on Pratt Drive, by calling 724-357-1313, or by ordering online. Regular: $28; Seniors (60+): $24; and I-Card holders, students, and children: $16. For groups of 15 or more, please call the Lively Arts Office at 724-357-2787.

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Saturday, October 01, 2016

Concert: IMTA: Dorothy Sutton Festival Concert

Gorell Recital Hall, Second Floor Sutton Hall

Indiana Musicale, the Indiana chapter of the Pennsylvania Music Teacher's Association (IMTA) will hold their local preliminary audition day in Cogswell Hall, room 120. The auditions will conclude with a performance at 2:30 pm in the Gorell Recital Hall. Qualified students will be given the opportunity to participate in the State PMTA festival.

Free admission.

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Exhibit: Associated Artists of Pittsburgh

Kipp Gallery, Sprowls Hall

This exhibit showcases the unique cross-section of Pittsburgh artists selected from the ranks of the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, one of America’s oldest and most active artist organizations.

Free admission.

Kipp Gallery and Annex Hours:
Tuesday through Friday: noon to 4:00 p.m.
Closed: Sundays, Mondays, and Saturdays

More information about this event.

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This exhibition tells Milton Bancroft’s story, from the beginning of his career in the late 19th century as an artist and teacher through his personal response to World War I.

This exhibit runs from September 10 to October 29.

Free admission.

University Museum Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Thursday: noon - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: noon - 4 p.m.
Closed Sundays and Mondays.

More information about this event.

Concert: Crimson Hawk Invitational Choral Conference

Fisher Auditorium, IUP Performing Arts Center

High School students from around the region will perform in collaboration with the IUP Choral Department as the culmination activity for the Crimson Hawk Invitational Choral Conference.

General Admission: $5.00 (Tickets on sale at the door only, no advance sales.)

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