FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 09/29/10
Public Information Coordinator
College of Performing and Visual Arts
Southern Utah University
Fred C. Adams, Credit: Courtesy of Utah Shakespearean Festival
Members of Off The Cuff, Credit: Courtesy of Off The Cuff
FOR CALENDAR EDITORS: AN EVENING OF PERFORMANCE
WHAT: A wealth of talented SUU Theatre Arts and Dance alumni is scheduled to appear in An Evening of Performance, a benefit for the Fred C. Adams Renaissance Man Scholarship. Hilarious comedy will be provided by Off the Cuff, and there will be songs from numerous artists, dance pieces, a Shakespearean scene, film shorts, and a preview reading of highlights from a new work, Block B.
WHO: Southern Utah University, College of Performing and Visual Arts,
Theatre Arts and Dance Series
WHEN: October 16
WHERE: The Auditorium, Cedar City, UT
TICKETS: Phone: 435-586-7872 or visit: www.suu.edu/arts
PRICES: General Adult Admission: $20 Student & Youth: $5
SUU’S THEATRE & DANCE ALUMNI PERFORM TO BENEFIT
THE FRED C. ADAMS SCHOLARSHIP FUND,
OCTOBER 16, 2010
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: Homecoming weekend at Southern Utah University will be especially entertaining this year, when members of the Theatre Arts and Dance alumni perform in a special benefit for the Fred C. Adams Scholarship on Saturday, October 16, 2010. Featuring comedy, song, dance and a preview of a new play, An Evening of Performance will be held in the Auditorium and begins at 7:30pm. Tickets, which include a post-show reception with cast members, are $5 with student ID and $20 for general admission and may be purchased through the SUU Centrum Ticket office or by calling 435-586-7872.
A wealth of talented alumni is scheduled to appear in An Evening of Performance. Hilarious comedy will be provided by Off the Cuff, and there will be songs from numerous artists including Melinda Pfundstein, Lillian Castillio, Katie Fischer, Michael Bahr and Richard Hill, dance pieces, a Shakespearean scene, film shorts, and a preview reading of highlights from a new work, Block B, by featured playwright Matthew Bennett. All entertainment in the performance will be family friendly.
Created in 2000 to pay tribute to the legacy of long-time SUU Theater Professor and Founder of the Utah Shakespearean Festival, Fred C. Adams, the Fred C. Adams Renaissance Man Scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding male student in the Theatre Department. Proceeds from An Evening of Performance go directly to support this scholarship.
If you are unable to be part of this weekend but want to give back on some level, please make a contribution to the Fred C. Adams Renaissance Man Scholarship. You can donate online at suu.edu/giving (be sure to designate Fred Adams Scholarship in the box for “other”) or you can send a check directly to SUU (again designate Fred Adams Scholarship on description line) to:
SUU Advancement Office
Attn: Donna Law
Old Main 103A
351 W University Blvd.
Cedar City, UT 84720
Come join the SUU Theatre Arts and Dance alumni and celebrate the accomplishments of Fred C. Adams in this joyous entertainment, An Evening of Performance.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE
The Southern Utah University College of Performing and Visual Arts is comprised of nationally accredited departments of Art and Design, Music, Theatre Arts and Dance, as well as a graduate program in Arts Administration. The College offers 16 different degree areas, including liberal arts Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees; professional Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Fine Arts in art and theatre degrees; and a Master of Fine Arts in Arts Administration degree. More than 60 full- and part-time faculty and staff are engaged in teaching and mentoring over 550 majors in the College. Over 1100 students enroll each year in over 195 arts classes on the SUU campus. The College presents 100 performances, lectures, presentations, and exhibitions each year. The College’s affiliate organizations include the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, American Folk Ballet, Utah Shakespearean Festival, the performance group Acclamation, and the SUU Ballroom Dance Company. For more information about the College of Performing and Visual Arts, contact the Office of the Dean at (435) 865-8561, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.