March and April Events, Open to the Public
Release Date: March 20, 2017
College Music Professor to Perform
Pianist and Berry College Associate Professor Kris Carlisle will perform
selections of new and original works at 7:30 p.m. March 23 in the Ford
event will be free and open to the public.
has performed throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia.
Specializing in contemporary music, his CD “The American Evolution: Piano
Sonatas” received The American Prize in Piano Performance Special Judge’s
Citation: “Championing Piano Music by American Composers” in 2015.
College Theatre Company presents ‘The Tempest’
The Berry College Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” at
7:30 p.m. April 4-9 in Blackstone Hall.
Tempest” is considered one of Shakespeare’s most lyrical plays. Prospero, a
magician on an enchanted island, punishes his enemies, brings happiness to his
daughter and comes to terms with human use of supernatural power. The
play embodies both seemingly timeless romance and the historically specific
moment in which Europe begins to explore and conquer the New World.
Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for adults.
To reserve your ticket, call the box office at
706-236-2263 or email BCTC@berry.edu.
and Crafts Festival and BerryCon This Weekend
The Berry College Arts and Crafts Festival will be Saturday (March 25)
beginning at noon.
Berry College Arts Society and the Berry College Alternate Realities Club is
sponsoring the festival which will be at Krannert Center. Artists include
students, faculty, staff and members of the community, from Northwest Georgia
and surrounding areas. Plushies, jewelry, knit and crochet items and much more
will be on sale. The festival is free and open to the public.
will be Friday and Saturday (March 24-25) at Krannert Center. The event kicks
off Friday with a murder mystery at 8 p.m. and a trivia for charity at 9 p.m.
(including a $5 entry fee.) Saturday will begin around noon with video game
contests in Krannert Underground all day along with various Cosplay contests
and dating games, Maid Café, lightsaber duels, a Warhammer panel and many other
special guest panels.
is free for children 12 and under. General admission is $5 for Friday, $12 for
Saturday, or $15 for both days. Alumni cost is $5 for Friday, $8 for Saturday
and $10 for both days. For
more information please visit, http://berrycon.wixsite.com/berrycon
College Dance Troupe to celebrate 20 years
The Berry College Dance Troupe performs “Wildest Dreams” to celebrate
their 20th anniversary March 30-April 1. Performances
start at 8 p.m. March 30-31 and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. April 1 at the Rome City
a way of marking this milestone, Dance Troupe alumni will participate in the
show as choreographers and dancers alongside current troupe members. The
concert will focus on the choreographers’ personal dreams and aspirations,
communicated via styles of dance including ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary,
modern, hip-hop and Latin dance.
Admission is $5 for students with valid ID and $10 general
College Choirs Perform with Rome Symphony
Ga. – The choirs of Berry College will join the Rome Symphony Orchestra at 7:30
p.m. April 1 and 2 at the DeSoto Theatre in downtown Rome.
This event is open to the public; contact the Rome Symphony Orchestra for tickets and more information. The groups will present the iconic work,
“Requiem” by Mozart. The performance will showcase the emotional power of
Mozart as a composer and an artist as well