The 2011 TRANSMIGRATION Festival’s New Works

Running Feb. 17 – 19, this year’s TRANSMIGRATION festival will feature The Casablanca Complex by Project: Theatre Project, Plugged In by As Seen on TV, The Network by The Conscious Collective, KBLB – The Bloob by Pan-Atlantic Theatre Ensemble, In Limbic by Scarlet Fever Productions and Labeled by Society.

Audience members will have the opportunity to customize their theater-going experience by choosing to watch up to four different productions, which are performed simultaneously and in non-traditional spaces throughout CCM’s Corbett Center for the Performing Arts. Learn  more about each of these new, student-created works after the jump!

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CCM Preparatory Department to Present New Musical

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The CCM Preparatory Department is proud to present the world premiere adaptation of The Last Dragon of Camelot, a musical adapted for young actors, March 18 – 20. The authors of the musical are Alyn Cardarelli, a graduate of The Second City Training Center and co-founder of Emerald City Theatre, Chicago’s largest theatre dedicated to families and Steve Goers, a versatile musician and performer who is a faculty member of the CCM Musical Theatre department. Cardarelli and Goers have revised the original show specifically for the CCM Prep Department Theatre Arts program by rewriting songs and script appropriate for middle school actors and singers.

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Eminent Scholar Series Presents Amernet

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CCM’s Eminent Scholar in Chamber Music, James Tocco, performs with special guests the Amernet String Quartet from Florida International University tonight, February 7 at 8:00 p.m. in Werner Recital Hall. The program will feature the Taneyev Piano Quintet and more. Lauded for their “intelligence” and “immensely satisfying” playing by the New York Times, the Amernet String Quartet has garnered worldwide praise and recognition as one of today’s exceptional string quartets. The concert is free and open to the general public.

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From Scripts to Sets: Drama Students Present Original Works During Annual TRANSMIGRATION Festival

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CCM Drama students continue to learn what it takes to produce their own theatre pieces as they prepare for the 2011 TRANSMIGRATION: A Festival of Student-Created New Works taking place February 17-19 throughout CCM Village. Tickets become available a 12 p.m. next Monday, Feb. 14. The third-annual festival allows the audience to sample four different 30-minute vignettes produced by small groups of Drama majors, who create all aspects of their productions from start to finish.

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CCM Prep’s Amy Dennison on Performing: The Good, The Bad & When Do I Start?

After her guest post on “Why Your Child Needs the Arts”, Family Friendly Cincinnati invited our own Amy Dennison, Director of  the CCM Preparatory Department, back as a guest contributor. You can view Dennison’s latest post on kids and the performing arts here.

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Jerry Springer Visits CCM’s Walter & Marilyn Bartlett Television Production Center

Jerry Springer Visits CCM E-Media

CCM E-Media had a surprise guest yesterday afternoon in the form of the one and only Jerry Springer. Springer was visiting UC’s campus and, drawn by Walter E. Bartlett’s name on the Walter and Marilyn Bartlett Television Production Center, decided to take a tour of our Electronic Media facilities.

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