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Anderson University Griffin Lewis NATS

Lewis is Latest AU NATS Winner

Griffin Lewis, a Music Education major in the South Carolina School of the Arts at Anderson University, won a share of first place in the 2019 National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) National Student Auditions...

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...

Anderson University NATS

Vocal music students continue AU's legacy of NATS success

Students at the South Carolina School of the Arts at Anderson University recently took the stage with outstanding vocal performances at two separate South Carolina National Association of Teachers Singing (NATS) audition...

Anderson University South Carolina School of the Arts Theatre Department She Loves Me Deborah McEniry

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...

Malek McDuffie NATS Anderson University

Malek McDuffie's Talent -- and Hard Work -- Leads to NATS Success

In Malek McDuffie’s family, and in the church of his youth, singing wasn’t really an option. The Bible says, “make a joyful noise,” so whether you are talented isn’t the point. Everyone sings.  Eventually, of cou...

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...

magi

AU’s MAGI project bearing gifts of comfort – and joy

Quentin arrived at his elementary school one morning wearing a grown-man’s jeans, cinched tight with a belt, their frayed edges peeking beneath his worn T-shirt. He wore no socks, his ankles bitten by the winter cold. H...

4 AU students reach nationals in vocal competition

Four AU students reach nationals in vocal competition

The National Association of Teachers of Singing National Student Auditions (NSA) Semi-Finalists were recently announced. Four South Carolina School of the Arts students qualified for the NSA through their success at stat...

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...

ADDY Awards

AU graphic design students earn district ADDYs

Anderson University graphic design students earned a record 7 Student American Advertising Awards (formerly known as ADDY Awards) in district competition. District 3 includes the Carolinas and Virginia. Anderson students...

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...

Popular Festival of Keys returns Feb. 12

The South Carolina School of the Arts is pleased bring back a community favorite in musical performance, The Festival of Keys, on February 12th at 7:30pm in the Henderson Auditorium of the Rainey Fine Arts Center. A mus...

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. ...

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