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Roane State Presents - Performing and Visual Arts

Roane State Presents - Performing and Visual Arts

Roane State Presents - Performing and Visual Arts

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To our arts patrons. We are trying to go green and save a tree or two. If you would like to receive an electronic version of the Roane State Presents Performing and Visual Arts mailer, please sign up. It will be a pdf file that you can print from home and forward to friends and family.

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Note: All performances subject to change. Check website periodically for updated information.

For tickets or information call the phone number listed by each event. Roane State provides the venue for each event but is not necessarily the sponsoring entity.

Humanities Division Events

Roane State Playmakers present
I Hate Shakespeare! by Steph DeFerie

April 15, 16, 22 and 23 at 7:30 pm
April 17 and 24 at 2:00 pm
O'Brien Theatre - Roane County Campus
Admission TBA

Do you hate Shakespeare? So do we! (Sort of.) That's why we're taking you on a modern, comedic twist of Shakespeare's most loved (and loathed!) tales. April 23rd, 2016 marks the 400th ANNIVERSARY OF SHAKESPEARE'S DEATH so celebrate "Bard Day" with a spoof-tastic live performance!

Sophomore Recital

Saturday, April 23, 2016
Time TBA
Princess Theatre
Free to the public

Sophomore music students present a solo program of music studied while at Roane State.

Music Department Vocal Showcase

Friday, April 29, 2016
7:00 pm
O’Brien Theatre - Roane County Campus
Donations accepted at the door

RSCC Celebration Singers and Concert Choir join with Harriman and Rockwood High School choir students and director Justin Jenkins to present a concert of eclectic vocal music!

Music Department Instrumental Showcase

Saturday, April 30, 2016
7:00 pm
O’Brien Theatre - Roane County Campus
Donations accepted at the door

RSCC Jazz Band, Bluegrass Band, Stage Band, and guests present a program of varied instrumental music.

Combined Solo Class Final Recital

Sunday, May 1, 2016
3:00 pm
Princess Theatre
Free to the public

RSCC music students from multiple campuses combine to perform a program of solo and small ensemble selections.

RSCC Music Department Scholarship Auditions

Friday, May 6, 2016
2:00-5:00 pm
Saturday, May 7, 2016
2:00-5:00 pm
Roane County Campus, room O-128

All prospective, incoming, and current RSCC students are invited to audition! Awards apply to Music Department ensembles and vary in size and commitment. Check out for links to more details!

Community Events

Midtown Elementary School Talent Show 

Midtown Elementary School welcomes you to its annual Talent Show! In the lobby of the Princess, a student art competition and art exhibit will be on display, including this year's top winners. The Midtown Elementary School Choir will perform and then competition begins for awards in Vocal Performance and General Talent. This year will showcase over a dozen talented local students. Led by teacher Beth Trescher, this promises to be as entertaining and enjoyable as those in the past. Don't miss out!

Thursday, April 28, 7:00 p.m.
Princess Theatre
General admission: Free to the public!

Roane Choral Society Concert "On the Road Again" 

Roane Choral Society invites you to an upbeat musical concert, "On the Road Again," which promises to be an entertaining afternoon of music and fun.

Saturday, May 14, 3:00 p.m.
Princess Theatre
General admission: $15 per person

RSCC Arts & Lectures  Committee

Movie Night

Friday, May 20, 2016
7:00 pm
Princess Theatre
Free Admission
Toy Story

O'Brien Art Gallery Schedule

For specific dates and updates to exhibits please visit

Or contact:
Bryan Wilkerson
Associate Professor of Art and Design and gallery director
(865) 882-4649

Roane State Community College
276 Patton Lane
Harriman, TN 37748-5011

(865) 354-3000 or toll free 866-462-7722
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