The Anderson University School of Music, Theatre, and Dance begins a full season of performing arts events on Thursday, Sept. 19, with the renowned all-male vocal ensemble Cantus. The nine-member group performs across a broad selection of eras and genres. The performance, part of the Bengtson Concert Series, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in York Performance Hall.
The Bengtson Concert Series, now in its second year, will also include performances by:
- Joseph Kalichstein (piano) — Nov. 10, 2013
- Echoing Air (early music vocal ensemble)— Nov. 12, 2013
- Icarus (jazz woodwind ensemble) — March 13, 2014
- Petar Jankovic (classical guitar and string quartet) — March 27, 2014
- James Tocco (piano) — March 30, 2014
Single tickets to all Bengtson performances are $15 for general admission; $10 for seniors, military, faculty, and staff; and $5 for students. Full season subscriptions are available at a reduced cost. Tickets may be purchased by calling (765) 641-4140 or online at ticketmaster.com (convenience charge will apply).
The theatre season will begin October 4-6 and 11-13 with the Boze Lyric Theatre production of Little Women, a musical based on Louisa May Alcott's classic 1869 novel.
The theatre season will also feature:
- The Odd Couple (Female Version) — Nov. 15-17 and 22-24, 2013
- It's a Wonderful Life — Dec. 12-15, 2013
- The Magic Flute (Boze Lyric Theatre) — Feb. 21-23, 2014
- Voices — April 4-6 and 11-13, 2014
The dance season will include Fall Into Dance 7 on Nov. 1, 2013, and Spring Into Dance 9 on April 4-5, 2014. Fall Into Dance features choreography by Anderson University dance majors and minors under the supervision of the dance faculty. Spring Into Dance features choreography by the dance faculty performed by students.
Single ticket prices for theatre and dance performances are $15 for adults; $10 for seniors, military, faculty, and staff; and $5 for students. Subscriptions are available at a discounted price by calling (765) 641-3743. To purchase single tickets, please call the Reardon Auditorium Box Office at (765) 641-4140.
The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance will also offer additional performances throughout the year featuring Anderson University student ensembles, faculty, and guest artists. These performances are free and open to the public.
Anderson University is a private Christian university of about 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students in central Indiana. Anderson University continues to be recognized as one of America's top colleges by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review, and Forbes. Established in 1917 by the Church of God, Anderson University offers more than 65 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business, music, nursing, and theology.