Sunday, November 8, 2009

Theatre and Dance Program Update

By Ted Shine
Directed by Teresa-Michelle Walker
November 12-14 at 8pm & November 15 at 3pm
Morgan Hall- $3 Students/Faculty/ Staff $5 General Admission

KINGDOMS: A Dance Exploration of Spiritual Realms
Choreographed and Directed by LaJune Wise-Wilkerson
November 20-21 at 7pm
Kennedy Fine Arts Theatre- $5 Students/Faculty/ Staff $7 General Admission

POOF: A SCAD Thesis Presentation
By Lynn Nottage
Directed by David I. L. Poole
November 23, 2009 at 8pm
Morgan Hall- FREE

Directed by David I. L. Poole
December 1-2 at 8pm
Morgan Hall- $5 Advance

PSA: Public Service Announcement
Written and Starring: Teresa-Michelle Walker
January TBA- FREE

By Ntozake Shange
Directed by Teresa-Michelle Walker
Assistant Directed by Danielle C. Brown
February 17 at 8pm (Special Black Heritage Festival Performance- FREE)
February 18-20, 2009 at 8pm $5 Students/Faculty/Staff $10 General Admission

By Jim Magnuson
Guest Directed by Mical Whitaker
April 15-17, 2009 at 8pm
April 18, 2009 at 3pm
Kennedy Fine Arts Theatre- $5 Students/Faculty/Staff $10 General Admission


Savannah State University Players By The Sea Presents:
Directed by Teresa-Michelle Walker

Designed by Thelmore Jackson, Shedrrica Walker and David Poole

$3 Students, Faculty, Staff
$5 General Admission

Reservations Please Call 912-303-1629

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Love Pains

"A one women show about five women who deal with love and heartbreak in very different ways."

Starring: Ashley Farmer
Directed By: Danielle Brown

Come out and enjoy a FREE show!
One Night Only!

November 6, 2009
8 P.M.

Presented in the Morgan Hall Black Box Theatre

Monday, October 19, 2009

Thriller Cabaret

Tuesday, October 20th at 8:00 p.m. in Mind Blowing Morgan Hall.

M.C. of the night will be the Devilishy Danielle C. Brown.
FREE Deathly Dessert will be served
Advanced: $4.00 At Door $5.00

For advanced tickets contact the Players by the Sea office: (912)-303-1629

Seating is Limited!

SSU Student Showcase

Come out and support the students of the Visual Art Concentration on October 26th at 6 p.m.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Mid Day Voice Recital

Voice recital in Kennedy Fine Arts Theatre Oct 22nd at 3pm featuring students from the BFA Voice emphasis and the Voice Performance class.

Fine Arts Festival and Open Studio

Come out and see what we're up too! Theatre and Dance performances, Music recitals, and Visual Art demonstrations. Faculty and students will be on hand to answer your questions about enrolling in the BFA program at Savannah State University.

Kennedy Fine Arts Building
Saturday October 17th
11-1 p.m.

The Lady Aoi

Players By the Sea presents the first mainstage show of the year starting tonight at 8pm in Kennedy Theatre. You are cordially invited to the ghost play "The Lady Aoi.".

October 15-17 (Thurs-Sat) at 8pm
October 18 (Sunday) at 3pm
$5.00 Students/Faculty/ Staff
$10.00 General Admission

Suspended in a restless sleep the Lady Aoi lies on the brink of death in a hospital. Her young husband Hikaru- disturbed by her mysterious illness- discovers that he is not her only visitor. His jealous ex-lover, Yasuko appears to have become a late night regular at Aoi's bedside. Written by one of Japan's most famous and passionate writers, Yukio Mishima, The Lady Aoi crackles with sexual tension, dark energy and hidden aggression.

Before "The Grudge" and "The Ring"...........There was "The Lady Aoi"

Sunday, September 27, 2009

2009/2010 Exhibitions

Paintings by Suzanne Jackson
September 21st - October 16th

Relief Sculptures by Phil Starks
October 19th - November 20th

BFA Program Senior Thesis Exhibition
Katrice Kinlaw
Tony Zachery
November 23rd - December 11th

Paintings by Roosevelt Watson III
January 8th - January 22nd

Sculptures by George Worthy
January 25th - February 19th

Paintings by Amir Farris
February 22nd - March 19th

Sculptures by Madeline Corey-Thomas
March 22nd - April 9th

Watercolor Paintings by Napoleon Wilkerson
April 12th - April 30th

BFA Faculty Exhibition
May 3rd - May 31st

Jazz/Neo-Soul Cabaret

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Sisters the Storm is Over Now!

A Senior Thesis Production written and directed by Rev. Timmie Curry. Come out and enjoy a wonderful and powerful stage play! "When you think you can't take no more, and life drowns you with problems, the Bible says: Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning."

September 12th, 2009
7:30 p.m.
Kennedy Fine Arts Theatre
Savannah State University

Monday, August 31, 2009

SSU's AIDS Quilt Contribution

Professor Clara Aguero's students contribute to the AIDS quilt. Founded in 1987, The AIDS Memorial Quilt is a poignant memorial, a powerful tool for use in preventing new HIV infections, and the largest ongoing community arts project in the world.The quilt was shown in Savannah at the Bull Street Library in April 2009. Thanks to all of you and especially to the Ms. Schell of the Union Mission, Professor Aguero, HIV Student Peer Educators and Dr. Gentry. 

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

2009/2010 Theatre Performance Dates

Sisters the Storm is Over Now
By Rev. Timmie Curry
September 12th at 7:30 p.m.
Directed By Timmie Curry

The Lady Aoi 

By Yukio Mishima 
October 15-17 at 8pm; October 18 at 3pm
Directed By David I.L. Poole

By Ted Shine 
November 12-14 at 8pm; November 15 at 3pm
Directed By Teresa-Michelle Walker

Dance Concert 
November 20-21 at 7pm
Directed and Choreographed By LaJune Wise-Wilkerson

For Colored Girls 
By Ntozake Shange F
February 17-20 at 8pm; February 21 at 3pm
Directed By Teresa-Michelle Walker

African Medea 
By Jim Magnuson 
April 15-17 at 8pm; April 18 at 3pm
Directed By Mical Whitaker


Welcome to the NEW Savannah State University Fine Arts blog! The fine arts program at Savannah University is a BFA degree granting program offering studies in the visual and performing arts. We anticipate an exciting year with several theatre, dance, music and visual art productions, exhibits and recitals. Please check back often to get the full scoop!