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Arts and Culture

Attention High School Seniors & High School Graduates: IRSC is now holding auditions for its performing arts scholarship programs. If you are interested in theatre, dance, instrumental music or vocal music, it is time to set up your audition. Learn more.

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Cultural enrichment is a key facet of IRSC student life. Students are provided with a diverse array of lectures, symposia, workshops, performances and concerts in various intellectual and creative arenas.

Theatres

The IRSC Fine Arts Center features the 639-seat McAlpin Fine Arts Theatre, the 100-seat Wynne Black Box Theatre, Fee Dance Studio, classrooms and rehearsal rooms, emphasizing IRSC's commitment to the development of a well-rounded student.

A regular schedule of live shows is presented by students in the IRSC Theatre program, the student song and dance troupe “Company,” as well as the Jazz Band, Wind Ensemble and College Chorale.

Students interested in pursuing a degree in Theatre, Music or Dance should contact the Performing Arts Department at 772-462-7727 prior to registering for classes to determine audition requirements and to learn about possible scholarship opportunities.

2022–2023 Show Schedule

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COMPANY • by Stephen Sondheim and George Furth Musical

March 9, 10, 11 at 7:00 p.m. & March 11,12 at 2:00 p.m.
Celebrate and honor the legacy of the recently departed musical theatre genius Stephen Sondheim with this poignant and powerful examination of the institution of marriage. Join Bobby as he navigates the complicated reality of being single in a world of married friends in this ground-breaking, Tony Award-winning musical. Often humorous and always thought-provoking, Sondheim’s first “concept musical” features some of his iconic songs like “Being Alive” and “Side by Side,” and is sure to find a place in your heart. [PG – 13]

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THE COUNCIL • by William S. Yellow Robe, Jr. • Comedy

May 11, 12, 13 at 7:00 p.m. & May 13, 14 at 2:00 p.m.
One of America’s most prolific published Native American Playwrights, William S. Yellow Robe, Jr., weaves together creation mythology, dramatic storytelling and innovative puppetry in this profound fable of coexistence between animals, humans and the natural world. This heartwarming tale is a gentle reminder of the connection between all living things and is appropriate for children and adults. [G]

Season packages are on sale now.  Single tickets on sale beginning September 6.
For additional shows, see the events calendar.


Hallstrom Planetarium

The state-of-the-art Hallstrom Planetarium offers lectures and shows about planets, constellations and stars. Planetarium shows are live multimedia presentations that use special-effect projectors to tell stories about the planets and stars. Seventy-one reclining seats with headrests allow visitors to view the heavens from the comfort of armchairs.

Upcoming Shows

Tickets are on sale now.

Skywatch

Listen to Skywatch, hosted by Planetarium Director, Jon U. Bell, for daily sky updates, weekdays at 6:30 and 8:30 a.m. and 12:59 p.m. on WQCS radio, 88.9FM. Read and/or listen to Skywatch podcasts and transcripts.

Performing Arts and Planetarium Schedules, Seating and Ticketing

Questions about upcoming show may be directed to Box Office staff Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. by sending email to boxoffice@irsc.edu or by calling 772-462-4750 or 1-800-220-9915.

Schedules, seating charts and ticketing is also available online. Space is provided for guests with wheelchairs.

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