Harford college looks at Broadway

Arts Notes

March 24, 1996|By Karin Remesch | Karin Remesch,CONTRIBUTING WRITER

Learn about the American musical theater and the composers who made it great through a noncredit course, "It's Broadway! Act III Composer Series," offered by Harford Community College from 7 p.m to 9 p.m. Thursdays, April 4 through May 16, in Joppa Hall on campus in Bel Air.

Students will be introduced to the masters of the American musical theater. Call (410) 879-8920, Ext. 376, or (410) 836-4376.

Summer of art

Registration is being accepted for the University of Maryland's Art & Learning Center's summer arts camps and summer leadership camps.

Five two-week sessions are being offered beginning June 17. The camps will run from 8: 30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, with extended care available from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Arts camps are open to ages 8 through 12. Leadership camps, which are geared to middle and high-school ages, will focus on community service and self-development.

Arts camp topics will include "Science is Everywhere," "Fine Arts Fun," and "Kids + Clay = Play." A creativity zone that includes painting, drawing, sculpture, creative writing, singing, storytelling and pottery also will be offered.

Call (301) 314-ARTS.

Lunchtime program

"20th Century American Art: Highlights of the Whitney Museum of Art" and "Manet: Legacy of Light" are the topics of a free lunchtime art video program at noon at the Columbia Association Art Center, 6100 Foreland Garth.

Bring a bag lunch. Call (410) 730-0075.

Acting at Olney

The Olney Theatre Center for the Arts will offer an Adult Acting Workshop from 7: 30 p.m. to 10: 30 p.m. Mondays, March 25 through May 20, or from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, March 30 to May 18 at the center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road.

The eight sessions will focus on the rehearsal process. Students will perform scenes and monologues. Workshops will be led by Halo Wines, Olney's associate artistic director; William H. Graham Sr., Olney Theatre center chair; Jim Petoso, artistic director; and Richard Bauer, an actor. The cost is $295.

The center also will offer a high-school acting class from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, March 30 to May 18. The eight-week session will be taught by Alan Wade, a professor at George Washington University. The cost is $285.

Call (301) 924-4485.

Music in the night

Chorus members of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society will sponsor a fund-raising event, "A Little Bid of night musik Opus II," beginning with a silent auction at 7 p.m. March 30 in the Potomac Lounge Student Union at Towson State University.

A live auction, featuring a variety of items donated by chorus members, area businesses and organizations, is scheduled to start at 8 p.m.

Admission to the black-tie optional annual event is $15 and includes light fare and dessert by Patisserie Poupon. A cash bar is available.

Tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling (410) 523-7070.

Architecture talk

Jack Travis, an architect whose clients include Spike Lee, Wesley Snipes and Giorgio Armani, will speak on his recent work, past projects and African-American influences in his architecture at a lecture that will be presented by the Baltimore Chapter of the American Institute of Architects at 6: 30 p.m. March 27 at the Baltimore Museum of Art, Art Museum Drive.

A reception will be sponsored by Donna's after the program.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and students. Call (410) 625-2585.

Juried show

The Carroll County Arts Council is accepting applications for the 1996 juried "Art in the Park" show, scheduled for the first weekend in June at Westminster City Park. To request an application, write to the CCAC, 15 E. Main St., Westminster 21157. Or call (410) 848-7272 or (410) 876-8550.

Auditions

Paint and Powder, the oldest continuing theatrical organization of its kind in the United States, invites singers and dancers to audition for its 104th annual musical review from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. March 30 at the Fine and Performing Arts Center Theatre, Catonsville Community College, 800 S. Rolling Road, and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. April 1-2 in the auditorium of the Keswick House, 700 W. 40th St.

Singers should prepare an up-tempo show tune. Dancers should wear comfortable clothes.

Proceeds of the performance, scheduled for June 6-8, will benefit the Catonsville Community College's Lloyd Goren Memorial Fund. Call (410) 455-4508.

Open Space Arts will sponsor auditions for "Robin Hood" from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 25-27 in the All Saints' Old Parish Hall, 203 Chatsworth Ave., Reisterstown.

Rehearsals will begin April 6. Roles are open for actors and actresses ages 9 through adult. Call (410) 526-9377.

Auditions for Catonsville Community College's "Works in Progress," a series of informally staged readings of dramatic works-in-progress created by the college's students and faculty as well as community members, are scheduled for 7 p.m. March 25 in the Fine and Performing Arts Center lounge on campus, 800 S. Rolling Road.

Original scripts will be available. Performance date is May 2. Call (410) 455-6123.

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