The Friends University Theatre Department will perform the comedy “Leaving Iowa” at 7:30p.m. Sept. 25-27 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.
“Leaving Iowa,” by Tim Clue and Spike Manton, is a comedy about family vacations. It’s a hilarious family friendly comedy that will have the whole family laughing and remembering family vacation memories of their own.
Produced by special arrangement with the Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Illinois.
Current students and alumni will have the opportunity to meet with some of the area’s business leaders and employers to talk about opportunities at a career fair from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at Friends University’s Olive White Garvey Business and Technology Building.
The Friends University Fine Arts Department will be highlighting some of its talented faculty members with the annual Faculty Fanfare at 7:30p.m. Sept. 4 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.
The newest faculty member, percussionist Dr. Von Hansen, will perform as well as several other familiar faces including pianist Dr. James Knight.
This event is free and open to the public.
For more information on this event or other Fine Arts events, please contact the Fine Arts Box Office at 316-295-5677 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Friends University Chamber Orchestra will be presenting its spring concert at 7:30 p.m. March 13 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.
The orchestra will be playing two new works: “Suite for the Last Son of Krypton” by student composer Steven Garcia, and “Rapid Transit” by composer and Wichita State University professor Aleks Sternfeld-Dunn. This concert will also feature principal violinist student Brandon Lay playing Bela Bartok’s “Romanian Folk Dances.”
Admission to this concert is free and open to the public.
Friends University’s annual spring ballet performance will premiere two new ballet pieces alongside “The Great Plains” at 7:30 p.m. March 7-8, and 2 p.m. March 9 in the Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium.
Illinois guest artist Nick Blaylock will return to help director Stan K. Rogers choreograph. “The Great Plains” takes a look at the circle of life during the beginning days of Kansas. The costumes and scenery are designed by Charla Sanderson.