TCC Announces Fall Fine Arts Events

FORT WORTH, Texas (Oct. 17, 2014) Tarrant County College Fine Arts offerings have expanded this fall to include the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Texas I, which will be held at the Southeast Campus, 2100 Southeast Parkway, Arlington. TCC Theater Southeast will begin the festival with “Around the Word in 80 Days” at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 22.
Six other colleges and universities will perform during the festival, which runs through Oct. 25. Guest schools include Texas Southern University (“Marcus: or The Secret of Sweet”); San Angelo State University (“Watson: The Last Great Tale of the Legendary Sherlock Holmes”); Richland College (“Rashomon”); Sul Ross State University (“Moises: A Modern-Day Tragedy”) and Texas Wesleyan University (“In and Between”). TCC’s Northwest Campus also will perform “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.”
The festival will include a number of workshops in acting, lighting, makeup, design, auditions and playwriting. Additionally, critique sessions and networking opportunities will be available for festival participants.
Other TCC fine arts events happening this fall include “Music through the Centuries,” a faculty concert at the Northeast Campus, 828 Harwood Road, Hurst. Four eras of music history will be featured on Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. The traveling concert will start in NTSU 1615A and move to four different rooms, one for each era: Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Modern.
Dance companies from across the District will appear at the Southeast Campus in “Conversations in Rhythm” on Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. Pedestrian Dance Movement, a guest company, also will appear. Each company will perform three works in different dance genres. Tickets will go on sale Nov. 3. Tickets for general public are $5 and for TCC students, faculty and staff are free. All proceeds will be donated to Dancers Responding to AIDS.
Athol Fugard’s “Master Harold…and the Boys,” will begin on Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Carillon Theatre at the South Campus, 5301 Campus Drive. Set in South Africa during the apartheid era, the play depicts how institutionalized racism, bigotry or hatred can become internalized by those who live under it.
Fine Arts Events Fall 2014