The Fine Arts at Independence Community College provides a stimulating environment where students and faculty interact seamlessly to create a diverse, rigorous, and professional learning environment. Our ability to utilize everyone in our division creates a wonderful interdisciplinary structure that leads to an intimate and supportive atmosphere. Our faculty is comprised of accomplished working professionals in all fields, and their commitment to invest in each student's education is what sets us apart.
BAND HONORS DAY: Saturday, Feb 5th in the ICC Fine Arts Building– Selected High School Students from Southeast Kansas will be performing in a one-day event.
CRIMES OF THE HEART by Beth Henley: Directed by Paul Molnar. Thursday, March 3rd – Saturday, March 5th at 7pm and Sunday, March 6th at 2pm in the William Inge Theatre. ICC Theatre brings this play to you about three sisters coming to terms with their turbulent past and troubling decisions that shape their destinies. Surrounding events include Thursday, March 3rd at 9am is our Student Matinee then at 6pm meet the folks from Independence Community Chest. Friday, March 4th at 6pm is our CAPTAIN’S SOCIAL where you can arrive early, and enjoy food and drinks provided by ICC. Then on Saturday, March 5th we continue our INGE Talk Back Series, where you are invited to stay after and chat with the cast and crew. (FREE)
ORCHESTRA CONCERT: Sunday, March 6th at 6pm in the Booth Hotel (201 W Main St, Independence, KS) Works by Mozart, Brahms, and Mahler featuring orchestra honors day students, high school students and guest artist Jay O’Brien on percussion. (FREE)
JAZZ AT TURBOS: Wednesday, March 30th at 7pm join us at Turbos Bar and Grill (103 West Main Street, Independence, KS). ICC’s Jazz Ensemble returns to Turbos performing two sets of Big Band Jazz.
ICC ART EXHIBITION: April 1st- April 29th. The Visual Art Department at ICC presents 12 talented young artists exhibiting 30 artworks for our first Juried Art Competition/Exhibition. The selected artworks offer a variety of approaches, subject matter and media including oil, acrylic, watercolor, mixed media, animation, and digital media. The Award Ceremony for 1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place, and Honorable Mention will be during the reception on April 8th from 5-7pm. Light refreshments will be provided and music will be provided by Applied Instrumental Lessons Students. Accompanying the exhibition will be student artwork from Art Appreciation, Color Theory, 3D Design, Drawing II, and Painting I courses.
JAZZ AT STONEY'S: Sunday, April 10th at 6pm join us at Stoney's Grub and Pub (2021 West Main Street, Independence, KS). ICC’s Jazz Ensemble returns to Stoney's performing two sets of Big Band Jazz.
I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro and music by Jimmy Roberts: April 14th -16th at 7pm in the Grand Ballroom at the Booth Hotel (201 W. Main St, Independence, KS). This hit musical comedy will take you on a thrilling adventure, traversing the highs and lows of a relationship from the blind date to 40-years of married bliss, and everything in between. Surrounding events: Thursday, April 14th at 9am is our Student Matinee then at 6pm meet the folks from Independence Community Chest. On Friday, April 15th at 6pm is our CAPTAIN’S SOCIAL where you can arrive early, and enjoy food provided by ICC and a cash bar in the Booth lobby. Then on Saturday, April 16th we continue our INGE Talk Back Series, where you are invited to stay after and chat with the cast and crew. (FREE)
THE WILLIAM INGE THEATER FESTIVAL: Thursday, April 21st -Saturday, April 23rd. The 39th William Inge Theater Festival returns to Independence. The Festival will be honoring two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage with the Distinguished Achievement in the American Theatre Award. For more information and tickets please visit www.ingecenter.org
ICC CONCERT BAND & CHOIR: Sunday, May 1st in the Booth Hotel (210 W Main St, Independence, KS).
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