Fine Arts

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.

Art Events:

Fall 2021

AUDITIONS FOR ICC’S FALL THEATRE SEASON: The Independence Community College Fall Auditions will be held in the William Inge Theatre Wednesday, August 18th from 5pm-7pm. ICC students and the people in the community are invited to audition for the ICC Fall Season productions of A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen and Endgame by Samuel Beckett.

CHILDREN’S AUDITIONS FOR A DOLL’s HOUSE: The Independence Community College Fall Auditions will be held in the William Inge Theatre August 19th at 5pm-6pm. ICC will audition for three children’s roles in A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen.

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS®: ICC hosts its 19th annual The 24 Hour Plays. A time-limited creation of six one act plays. Local Area High Schools come together for 24 hours to write, direct, and produce six 10-minute plays, culminating in a performance on Saturday, August 28 at 7pm in the William Inge Theatre. (FREE)

JAY OBRIEN GUEST ARTIST IN RESIDENCE: ICC welcomes NY freelance percussionist Jay O’Brien for a week of master classes, recitals, clinics with local high schools, and a commission for our 9-11 program.  Jay will perform at Recital at the Booth Hotel Ball Room on Wednesday, September 8th at 7pm. The Booth Hotel, 201 West Main Street, Independence, KS. (FREE)

9/11 20th ANNIVERSARY MEMORIAL CONCERT: A Concert celebrating the rise of a worldwide community after a tragic moment in history altered our lives. At Patio 210, 210 West Main Street, Independence, KS. Saturday, September 11th at 10:30am. (FREE)

AUDITIONS FOR THE ANNA PLAYS: The Independence Community College students and people in the community are invited to audition for The Anna Plays. An evening of 10-minute plays written and directed by ICC Theatre Students. Auditions will be held in the William Inge Theatre Monday, September 13th from 5pm-7pm.

ICC JAZZ BAND: ICC’s Jazz Band returns to Turbos Bar and Grill, 103 West Main Street, Independence, KS on Wednesday, October 13th at 7pm. (NO COVER)

A DOLL’S HOUSE by Henrik Ibsen: Directed by Paul Molnar. ICC brings this Victorian-Era play about equality or inequalities in a marriage to the William Inge Theatre. Thursday, October 14th through Saturday, October 16th at 7pm and Sunday, October 17th at 2pm. Surrounding events include Thursday, October 14th 9am Student Matinee, Friday, October 15th 6pm Presidential Pre-Show, and Saturday, October 16th ICC’s Talk Back Series follows the performance. (FREE)

ROBERT RADLIFF GUEST ARTIST RECITAL: ICC welcomes the return of world-renowned violinist Robert Radliff. Wednesday October 20th at 7 pm Independence Historical Museum & Art Center 123 N 8th St, Independence, KS. (FREE)

ANNA PLAYS: The Anna Plays are named after Anna Ingleman, beloved instructor for Independence Speech and Drama students for 38 years. The Anna Awards were conceived in 1960 by Margaret Goheen, Instructor of Speech and Drama at ICC, to instill in students an enthusiasm for the Theatre. The plays are written by students and directed by students. There is an Award ceremony that follows. Saturday, November 6th at 7pm in the William Inge Theatre. (FREE)]

HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR CONCERT AND READING: ICC’s Choir and Chamber Ensembles together with ICC Theatre, help to ring in the season with this unique celebration. Monday, November 29th at 7pm in the William Inge Theatre. (FREE)

ENDGAME by Samuel Beckett: Directed by Dee Byrd. ICC brings Beckett’s absurdist one-act drama set in a post apocalypse about finding the finish or the end of the meaningless human condition. Thursday, December 2nd through Saturday, December 4th at 7pm and Sunday December 5th at 2pm. Surrounding events include Thursday, December 2nd 9am Student Matinee, Friday, December 3rd 6pm Presidential Pre-Show, and Saturday, December 4th ICC’s Talk Back Series follows the performance. (FREE)

AUDITIONS FOR ICC’S SPRING THEATRE SEASON: The Independence Community College students and the people in the community are invited to audition for the ICC Spring Season productions of Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro and music by Jimmy Roberts. Auditions will be held in the William Inge Theatre Wednesday, December 8th from 5pm-7pm.

ORCHESTRAL CONCERT: ICC’s Orchestral Concert featuring Guest Artist Maureen Boyle, acclaimed violinist. Sunday, December 5th at 7pm in the Memorial Hall Auditorium, Independence, KS. (FREE)

NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA: ICC’s Jazz Band Rings in the New Year! Come join us on Friday, December 31st at 8pm. This event will be held at the Booth Hotel, 201 West Main Street, Independence, KS.

Check out the New Edition Of ICC Literary Magazine:​ ​Argo Navis

For more Information about our Argo Navis please contact us at https://www.argonavisonline.com/contact
 
For more Information about our Theatre season please contact us at Theatre@indycc.edu
For more information about our Music season please contact Lmarkiewcz@indycc.edu

 

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