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Anderson University Dr. David Sollish

Dr. David Sollish Named New Musical Theatre Professor

Dr. David Sollish recently stepped onto center stage at Anderson University.  In August, Dr. Sollish became the newest professor of the South Carolina School of the Arts’ Musical Theatre program. Dr. Sollish bring...

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Murder Mystery Musical Coming to Stage in October

Curtains, a murder mystery musical, is coming to the South Carolina School of the Arts at Anderson University in October. Anderson theatre students play the part of a 1959 cast at a Boston theater. As the actors an...

Anderson University Kat Bates

Theatre Student Shines in Summer Production of Romeo and Juliet

Kat Bates, a sophomore Theatre Design major with a marketing minor, has been building her professional portfolio since high school. She arrived at Anderson University last year with several theatrical productions behin...

Anderson University Great Expectations South Carolina School of the Arts

Performances of Great Expectations Begins April 10

The South Carolina School of the Arts at Anderson University is producing “Great Expectations,” a play that leads audiences through a journey of its characters’ trials and victories.  Based on Charles Dickens’ cl...

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Production Marks Theatre Chair's Final Act

In February, Anderson University’s Belk Theater transformed into a little Hungarian town, the site of a quirky love story circa 1930.  And it was Dr. Deborah McEniry, chair of the Theatre Department at the South...

Anderson University Summer Repertory Theatre 2018

Summer Repertory Theatre Returns for 2018 Season

It’s a rite of passage during these sun-drenched May days, the end of the school year right around the corner: thousands of kids, marking the days off a calendar and looking ahead to summer. The beach. Camping. Marathon...

Othello 2020

AU Production of Othello a Poignant Reminder of Society's Ills

Sadly, the evils of racism, the injustice of victim-blaming and the difficulty of seeing the world through others’ eyes are not uncommon to the human experience. Case in point: William Shakespeare’s tragedy Othello, w...

AU Summer Rep theatre returns for fifth year

AU Summer Rep Theatre returns for fifth year

The South Carolina School of the Arts, at Anderson University, is giving 19 high school students the chance to hone their theatre skills and earn college credit with “AU Rep,” a summer repertory theatre experience intend...

AU Playhouse stages Ibsen classic "A Doll's House" this week

The final show in “The Power of Love” season at the AU Playhouse, A Doll's House, runs this weekend only, Wednesday through Saturday April 6-9 at 7:30 PM with an additional 2:00 PM matinee on Saturday, April 9 in Belk Th...

South Carolina School of the Arts Theater Department chair Dr. Deborah McEniry

Theatre Department chair Dr. Deborah McEniry featured on prominent Greenville website

This month, Greenvilleonline.com featured a story announcing the one-woman show by the South Carolina School of the Arts Theatre Department chair Dr. Deborah McEniry. It explained the premise behind YESNOMAYBE: The...

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AU Musical Theatre student Craig Smith wins second place in national competition

Craig Smith, an AU musical theatre major and Anderson, South Carolina, native, won second place in his category at the 2015 National Student Auditions hosted by the National Association of Teachers of Singing. ...

Dr. Deborah McEniry

AU Theatre Professor Chosen for NYC Festival

Upstate theatre-goers will have an opportunity to see YESNOMAYBE: The Doppelganger and the Professor before it goes to New York City for the prestigious United Solo Theater Festival next month. The performance is fr...

Summer Repertory Theatre Returns

The Anderson University Summer Repertory Theatre returns to the South Carolina School of the Arts on June 22nd as area high school actors join with Anderson University actors and alumni to stage two plays. This year, the...

AU Theatre Presents Broadway Production of Mary Poppins

The South Carolina School of the Arts will present the wildly successful Disney and Cameron Mackintosh Broadway production of Mary Poppins October 22-25 in the Henderson Auditorium of the Rainey Fine Arts Center. All sho...

Play tells story of Jewish girl who kept hundreds of letters during and after time in Nazi camps

Arlene Hutton’s play Letters to Sala will be performed in Anderson University’s Belk Theatre February 19-22. Performances will begin at 7:30 each evening with a 2:00 p.m. matinee on Saturday. The play is based on the tr...

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