Traditions of South America

The FSC Concert Choir transports us on a musical journey to South America, delving into its rich and diverse musical history.  Featuring the well-known Missa Criolla by revered Argentine composer Ariel Ramirez as the musical centerpiece, this concert highlights seminal rhythms and texts from the region and introduces the vibrant composers and traditional folk tunes […]

Interview: A Fugue for Eight Actors

(a second stage production) By Jean-Claude van Itallie, Directed by Mary T. Albright November 5-8, 2015 10:00 p.m. (Sunday at 7:30 p.m.) Frank Lloyd Wright (Fletcher) Theatre-in-the-Round The first and most abstract of the three one-act plays comprising  “American Hurrah,” Interview shows us the mechanization of life in urban America through a form of verbal […]

Little Shop of Horrors

October 30 – Nov 15, 2015 Friday, Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 2pm Adults $22, Seniors (55 & Up) $20, College Student w/ID $15, Child (12 & Under) $10 The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” – after his coworker crush. This foul-mouthed, R & B-singing carnivore […]

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

A Theatre Winter Haven Academy Production. School Performances: October 28 – 30, 2015 (Suggested for 4th graders and older) Public Performances: October 30 – November 1, 2015 Tickets: $10 Adults, $8 Students Learn more!

THE SAXOPHONE: VERSATILITY UNLEASHED!

A consummate musician in all genres – from classical to jazz and everything in between – Valerie Gillespie is a formidable performer.  Tonight this FSC artist-teacher, joined by pianist Robert Winslow, shares her love for the saxophone, celebrated for its own musical versatility with its classical roots and jazz lineage.  Come experience the range and […]

“Dracula” Ballet

Just in time for Halloween, Florida Dance Theatre presents the premiere of their first full-length ballet of the season, “Dracula.” With original choreography by Company Director, Carol Erkes, Associate Director Ferdinand De Jesus, and Company Member Stefan Dolbashian, this sensational selection has just the right amount of spooky, scary, and fun to make it entertaining […]

Downtown Concert Series: Folk musician, Kristin Andreassen

A skilled guitarist and fiddler, Andreassen is also well-known for her lyrical prowess, having been described by The New Yorker as “inventive” and by The Boston Globe as “Sublime. Like a watercolor painting set to music.” Drawing her inspiration from American folk music, Andreassen played with stringband Uncle Earl and toured with the Appalachian clogging […]

MUSIC UNDER THE STARS

To celebrate the unofficial beginning of autumn, FSC’s Symphony Band and Jazz Ensemble combine forces to present an evening of entertaining instrumental music. Come join us on the grounds of the historic Pipkin Bandshell for a festive musical tribute to this treasured American tradition of outdoor band concerts where you can tap your toes to […]

Faculty-Student Showcase

Harrison

Harrison’s annual scholarship fundraiser features performances by current students, faculty, guest artists and adjunct instructors.

A Raisin in the Sun

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494