The Friends University Community Orchestra will present its fall concert Oct. 29, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in Riney Fine Arts Center’s Sebits Auditorium. Dr. Lillian Green, Director of Strings, is the new director of orchestra. She received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. Before being hired […]

Wichita, Kan. – Friends University will present the comedic fable Fools by the late Neil Simon, Friday, Sept. 27, through Saturday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, September 29, at 2 p.m. Fools celebrates the work of noted playwright and screenwriter, Neil Simon, whose works spanned several decades from the 1960’s and continues today. […]

Wichita, KS- Friends University congratulates junior Shannon McCon who has been accepted into an elite professional development track within The New Dance Lab. The New Dance Lab, a partnership between the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission and Johnson County Community College, allows a select group of established and aspiring dance professionals the opportunity to participate […]

Wichita, KS- The Friends University ballet program will be the first in the USA to integrate the groundbreaking SAFE® BARRE method into its training, thanks to director Andrea Vazquez-Aguirre who acquired her coaching certificate in Paris this summer. This innovative barre training interconnects biomechanics and ballet. It pushes one not only physically, but mentally to […]