Volume 6 Issue # 10
Monday, February 2, 2004

Campus News
Shakespeare troupe scheduled

   There will be a special performance for university students on Feb. 17 of the Walton Arts & Ideas Series Shakespeare off the Shelf. The performance for students will be at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 17, in the Rowntree Auditorium. The regularly scheduled performance will be at 7 p.m. that evening.
   Shakespeare off the Shelf is a four-person romp of one of Shakespeare's greatest comedies — The Taming of the Shrew. This is a rollicking look at the bard’s work as you have never seen it before. In Shakespeare's day, the theater was not a place where well-behaved audiences sat quietly in their seats. Shakespeare off the Shelf recaptures those days with rollicking, unusual interpretations of classical works.
After seeing this performance, you will never think of Shakespeare in quite the same way again.
   Tickets are free for the campus community and $10 for the general public.

Kids College offers programs
  Kids College has several classes in the arts lined up for the Spring semester. Children of U of O faculty, staff, and students get a 10% discount off the enrollment fees. There is limited enrollment for the classes. In addition to the courses listed, there are plans of putting together additional classes including poetry and creative writing.
   The Directing class is open to 7th-12th graders on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4 p.m. beginning Feb. 3 through March 11, with the final performance on March 13. The Acting class is open to 3rd-6th graders on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4 p.m. beginning on Feb. 10 through March 11, with the final performance on March 13. The Broadway Bound class is open to 6th-10th graders. The class will be at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting on March 16 through April 29. The Play Days class is open to 7th-12th graders on Saturdays at 1 p.m. The class will be on Feb. 21, March 27, and April 17. The Arts Encounter class is open to 1st-5th grades. The workshop will be on April 24 at 1 p.m. The “So, You Want To Be An Actor” class will be on April 3 at 1 p.m.

Students perform at Carnegie

    Ten singers from Ozarks recently returned from New York City and a performance on the stage of Carnegie Hall.
   Following two rounds of auditions, Karie Allen, Marissa Andrade, Elishea Cooper, Aisha Dillard, India Judd, Cortney Lanphear, Lindsay McEuen, Lindsey Turnbow, Shonda Walters, and Zach Vandeveer found themselves onstage at Carnegie Hall with the New England Symphonic Ensemble under the direction of composer/conductor John Rutter in a performance of Rutter’s Requiem. The performance was produced by MidAmerica Productions and held on Sunday, Jan. 18, in front of a nearly sold out audience.

Around Campus ...
Senior art major Amanda Alders recently won the grand prize in the 17th annual Collegiate Arts Competition, a statewide contest sponsored by the Arkansas River Valley Arts Center in Russellville. In addition to a cash award, Amanda will be featured in a one-person exhibit at the arts center after graduation. The exhibit for the competition runs through March 5 in Russellville ... Homecoming 2004 will begin Monday, Feb. 16, and culminate with homecoming games, crowning of the king and queen and a dance on Saturday, Feb. 21. On Thursday, Feb. 19, there will a men’s soccer team recognition ceremony and a homecoming court announcement during the basketball games ... Student Life will present self-improvement workshops from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Feb. 3, for effective communication and personality identification ... The deadline for submittals to the Falstaff is Feb. 13. For more information, contact Jennifer Cleveland at Ext. 1349. The Ark. Arts Center exhibit entitled "People and Faces: Images by African-Americans" will be displayed in Ozarks' Stephens Art Gallery through Feb. 27 ... Remember to continue recycling! The Planet Club is once again having a recycling contest between the dorms ... For any information on scholarships please contact the Financial Aid Office... The Miss Ozark Highlands scholarship pageant is scheduled for Feb. 21. For more information contact Tammy Warren (754-8067) or Carol Martin (754-2988) ... An interview fair with numerous state and regional businesses and sponsored by the Arkansas Independent Colleges & Universities will be held in Little Rock on March 1. For more information contact Kimberly Spicer at Ext. 1320.

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