The Arts are Alive at Alvernia!
Mission: The Arts are Alive at Alvernia! Learn about our majors, minors, and community engagement: Fine and Performing Arts Program: https://www.alvernia.edu/academics/undergraduate-programs/majors-minors/theatre Theatre Program: https://www.alvernia.edu/academics/undergraduate-programs/majors-minors/theatre Performing Arts Series: https://www.alvernia.edu/community/arts-culture Miller Gallery: https://www.alvernia.edu/community/miller-gallery
Wishing you light and peace!
Join Alvernia University Theatre Professor Dr. Nathan Thomas in exploring Shakespeare’s King Lear with Alvernia Theatre...!
This is a reading of the Folio text of "King Lear" for the time of the pandemic.
The beat goes on! Check out the Berks Arts Council & Berks Jazz Fest’s virtual festival!
BERKS ARTS COUNCIL SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!
Boscov's Berks Jazz Fest Encore Online created to present Facebook concert series starting Thursday, April 2, with the Chuck Loeb Memorial All-Star Jam hosted by Rick Braun and Gerald Veasley from 2019 fest.
The 11-concert series runs through Monday, April 6, featuring major shows from past fests.
Complete Details/Concert Schedule
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Thanks, Berks County native & Broadway Star Danny Gardner for using your creative talents to share some humor!
A timely parody of Irving Berlin's "Cheek To Cheek". Lyrics written by Drew Humphrey and Danny Gardner. Choreographed and created by Danny Gardner Please con...
Clay on Main is hosting a Virtual Gallery! Submit your work and check out the artists they’ll host:
Clay on Main is a non-profit community arts center which houses a truly unique gallery, and in light of the recent recommendations of self-quarantine, we will be hosting a truly unique online experience! Join us for our first-ever online gallery exhibition starting on April 5th to support our awesome community of artists and makers. Each day during this week we will be sharing a different collection of work each at 12pm.
Clay on Main will be accepting submissions until April 3rd and will be sharing these pieces on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter along with how to purchase directly from the artists. So clear your schedule of toilet paper shopping and watching paint dry, pour yourself some wine or fix a quarantini and lets come together online and support the arts.
Have a question about the show or work for consideration? Email [email protected], message us on Facebook or check out our event page for the Quarantine Gallery!
“Everyone has a place here” at Alvernia University’s Alvernia Theatre!
The Theatre Program at Alvernia University is for everyone!
Are you a crafter/ fabric artist/ seamstress/ tailor/ sew hobbyist? Use your talents to sew medical masks! More info:
sewmasks.org sew masks. reduce transmission.Together we’ll sew thousands of masks and distribute them to the workers on the front lines of this pandemic - from healthcare workers to the folks stocking shelves and staffing checkouts. Check out our FAQ to get started. Find a Drop Off Location
Alvernia University artists & community! What are you making? Participate in a virtual festival:
socialdistancingfestival.com SUBMITInterested in submitting? Contact Nick! Details below.SUBMISSIONS:At this point, submissions can be a lot of different things. Photos or videos welcome, and NO you don’t have to be from Toronto! PLEASE include with your submission some information about how this work has been impacted by the...
Let's get creative! Alvernia University Artist in Residence Jessica Warchal-King shared this challenge:
jcwarchalking.blogspot.com Friends, the Covid-19 excitement is presenting challenges for us all. Please stay safe. Please take all precautions recommended by the CDC (...
Stay up to date what's happening at Alvernia University during these times: https://www.alvernia.edu/current-students/health-wellness-center/health-alerts?fbclid=IwAR3d5GdZXoyqkh6AETYe08jlWBcNvR-59FHXT0FtmJj7q5uZIlZFqN7B36U
alvernia.edu Updates on health alerts affecting the Alvernia community.
Check out this message from President Loyack!
📽️A message from President Loyack to the Alvernia community... Further updates continue at http://bit.ly/AUHealthAlerts
[03/16/20] Let's get creative! What are you making during this time of physical distancing? Share your stuff here with the Alvernia University community and our friends!
[03/12/20] What an incredible performance of Germaine Ingram and The Red Rose Collective at Alvernia University last night! Thank you, Berks Arts Council and Berks Jazz Fest and everyone who shared in the performance! 🥀 🎶 🎵 🌹
Who are the members of The Red Rose Collective, kicking of Berks Arts Council Boscov's Berks Jazz Fest on March 11th? Learn more about Monnette Sudler:
Who are the members of the Red Rose Collective, kicking off [email protected] Arts Council Boscov's Berks Jazz Fest on March 11? Learn more about Karen Smith:
Who are the members of the Red Rose Collective, kicking off the Berks Arts Council Boscov's Berks Jazz Fest on March 11? Learn more about Lynn Riley:
lynnriley.com Lynn Riley enjoys a vibrant career as a jazz musician, composer, and educator, whose primary instruments are saxophone and flute. As the leader of The World-Mix, Lynn has been described more than once as "Superwoman" of the sax. Born in Washington, D.C., and raised outside of Philadelphia, Pa., she....
Jam downtown in Reading CollegeTowne!
👩🎤 Looking to jam downtown? 👨🎤
We are turning to the community to show off their talents at our MidDay Cafes!
For over 25 Years, the Reading Downtown Improvement District has livened up the work week with local performers and musicians at our Summer MidDay Cafes.
Interested? 🤔 Send us a message with details on your band or solo performance. All genres welcome!
PS. Due to the large number of submissions, all entries will be considered, but not all with be able to perform. Thank You for your understanding. 🌞
Who are the members of the Red Rose Collective, kicking off the Berks Arts Council Boscov's Berks Jazz Fest on March 11? Learn more about Suzzette Ortiz:
Germaine Ingram is coming to Francis Hall Theatre on March 11th for Alvernia University's Art Series? Learn more about this international tap dance artist:
atdf.org 2016 - Germaine Ingram is a jazz tap dancer, choreographer, songwriter, and vocal and dance improviser whose work channels styles and traditions learned from legendary Philadelphia hoofer LaVaughn Robinson (1927-2008), who was her teacher, mentor, and performance partner for more than twenty-five ye...
You got to see it first at Alvernia University! Congrats to Artist in Residence, Jessica Warchal-King and the cast of HOMEbody!
[02/19/20] Where have you seen artists from Alvernia University out in the community?
Today! Join us for the opening reception for Jean Esther!
Calling all Performers! Join Alvernia Theatre!
What: “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.”
Auditions: Wed, Feb 12 from 5:30-7:30 pm
Thurs, Feb 13 from 6-8 pm
Place: FH Theatre
Performance dates: April 28 – May 1
Students don’t need to prepare anything in advance.
More info about the play:
en.wikipedia.org The Last Days of Judas Iscariot is a play by American playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis first staged Off-Broadway at The Public Theater on March 2, 2005 directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Join us this afternoon for the closing reception of “The Female Gaze”.
Alvernia Theatre updates!
Theatre Club meeting 2/6 at 8pm in The Green Room (FH 307)
Auditions 2/12 & 2/13 in Francis Hall Theatre
“What a beautiful escape from my day to day!” ~audience member reflection. Thanks to everyone who came out to Alvernia University’s Art Series presents Jill Haley!
A new study suggests that engaging with the arts helps you live longer. There are many ways to get involved through the Arts at Alvernia University!
reuters.com (Reuters Health) - Older people who frequent art galleries and museums, attend t...
Alvernia University Dance Company classes are back! All are welcome!
Support local! Support the arts! Read more about Jill Haley, presented by Alvernia's Art Series: http://jillhaley.com/biography/
jillhaley.com Jill is an oboist, English horn player, pianist, and composer who has written and released 5 recordings about the National Parks in the United States. Jill is an oboist, English horn player, pianist, and composer who has written and released 5 recordings about the National Parks in the United States...
Arts at Alvernia University
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"The Female Gaze" art show starts today! It is a Women's Artist Group focusing on women and their place in this world. The gallery is open Monday thru Saturday 10:30am-2:30pm #ArtShow #AlverniaUniversity
There are lots of ways to promote environmental sustainability! Jill Haley explores the wonder of creation through her music. Show your support by joining us on Feb 4th!
Jill Haley presented by Alvernia’s Arts Series
We're excited to celebrate Women in the Arts with Berks County! Thanks for the shout out, @Reading Eagle! The Arts are Alive at Alvernia University!
readingeagle.com The Berks Arts Council, the Reading Symphony Orchestra, the Reading Musical Foundation, the Reading Public Museum and the Miller Center for the Arts are involved.
[01/13/20] Welcome back! What are you most excited about this semester? We're looking forward to all of the artistic opportunities on campus this spring!
Congratulations to Alvernia University’s Alvernia Theatre Director Dr. Nathan Thomas for his 20 years as a contributor to the online journal Scene4! Thank you for sharing your expertise!
ICYMI... Thanks to Berks Arts Council & bctv.org for sharing the arts at Alvernia University!
The Alvernia Art Series is spotlighted with guest Jessica Warchal-Kingwith and BAC Executive Director Meggan Kerber.
[01/07/20] Do you have your Spring course schedule finalized? Take a class in Visual Art, Theatre, or Music and discover your creative side!
Thank you, Berks Arts Council, Reading Musical Foundation, & Reading Symphony Orchestra for spearheading the Berks Celebration of Women in the Arts and supporting our spring Arts Series events!
“Break a leg” during finals week to all of Alvernia University’s students, faculty, and staff!
(That means “good luck” in theatre lingo. 🎭)
Wow! What a great show!
Congrats to all of the artists who performed in Alvernia University’s Chorus & Concert Band Christmas Concert yesterday!
[11/24/19] Thank you to everyone who came out to Alvernia University’s Arts Series presentation of JCWK Dance Lab - a”beautiful and thought provoking” performance, said one of our audience members!
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