Friday, October 29, 2021
5 p.m.
Faculty Artist SeriesThe Faculty Artist Series allows School of Music faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. This recital will feature Mihoko Watanabe (flute), Zoran Jakovcic (viola), and Cara Chowning (piano). Program to include music by Anna Malia von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel, Maurice Duruflé, Jenni Brandon, and Francis Poulenc. Free and open to the public with livestream available.
7:30 p.m.
The Dumb WaiterOct. 26-31 As the New York World-Telegram & Sun describes: “In the basement of a long-abandoned restaurant, two hired killers nervously await their next assignment. Barred from daylight and living public contact by the nature of their work, they expend their waiting time in bickering. So eerie is the situation that everything becomes comic, or grotesque, or both. Ben re-reading a newspaper and exclaiming in disbelief over the news items, Gus fussing with an offstage stove and offstage plumbing. Ben bludgeoning Gus into silence if he as much as mentions their work. Gus worrying that someone had slept in his bed. So then the ancient dumbwaiter comes to life, the suspense becomes almost unbearable—that expertly has Pinter put the nerves of his characters and audience on edge."
7:30 p.m.
A caucasian woman in a light blue dress is lifting her dress up in a pose. She is somewhere near mountains. The bright sun is peaking out behind a mountain in the distance. It seems like the sun is starting to set. The title" Valley of the Four Dolls" is edited on top of the photo.Oct 22-30 This dance piece follows a young girl and her family of dolls on a whimsical, sensual, and magical journey to a world where the lines between reality and imagination no longer exist. As these worlds collide, the audience catches a glimpse of the relationships between these characters, their worlds, and how they color and shape each other.
7:30 p.m.
a trombonist performingUnder the direction of Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand, Ball State's top two concert bands present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music. Program to include music by Elena Specht, Germaine Tailleferre, William Bolcom, Richard Wagner, Ernest Caneva, and Paul Dooley (premiere performance). Tickets are available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office. This concert will also be livestreamed.