After a year of pre-production and two intense weeks of putting everything together, the night of Friday, July 24 is the last night before the opening of Go West!. Director Andrew Borba talks about the final work the team has left in less than 24 hours.
The CLSC Alumni Association hosted its annual Great American Picnic on Sunday on the front lawn of the Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall.
The Rev. Luis León was one of the 14,000 children who left Cuba between 1961 and ’62 in what was called the “Peter Pan Air Lift.” He recalled his faith journey at Vespers Sunday.
The Amphitheater at Chautauqua Institution is constantly transforming to accommodate the season’s programs. Take a look into the life of the Amp in a time lapse created from 2,675 photos taken every 30 seconds.
This weekend, the Chautauqua Inter-arts Collaboration will cram the spilled blood, soaring melodies, brutal battles and undying hope of 500 years of history and American-inspired artistic expression into a neatly packaged show.
The Charlotte Ballet performed its annual “Evening of Pas de Deux” Wednesday in the Amphitheater. The program included 11 dances.
Chautauqua Dance Associate Artistic Director Mark Diamond created three choreographies for the Go West! production. Diamond explains how the three dance pieces fit into the story of Go West!
The voice department will be performing three songs in the Go West! production. Voice department student and coach Don St. Pierre teases what they will be singing on the night of Saturday, July 26.
Go West! is the first major inter-arts project produced by Chautauqua Institution that includes the visual arts element on the stage. Don Kimes, artistic director of VACI, explains how the images will be presented, and how the visual arts play a role in Go West!
Upon entering the Amphitheater, a friendly usher approaches, prepared to scan gate passes and greeting passersby as they enter the gates. Everyone, from vice presidents to first-time visitors, hesitates for a moment. Guests may feel a sigh of relief as they enter the Institution’s entertainment hub.