M State plans full season of fine arts in FF [UPDATED]Published 9:02am Thursday, October 25, 2012 Updated 11:04am Thursday, October 25, 2012
A full calendar of fine arts events is planned for the fall on the Fergus Falls campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College.
The musical comedy, “All Shook Up,” accomplishes the unlikely feat of combining the songs of Elvis Presley with William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.”
Directed by Stefanie Gerhardson, Teresa Ashworth and Dan Carlson, the show will have you jumping out of your blue suede shoes.
Performances of “All Shook Up,” are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2 and 3, in the Waage Theatre at 7:30 p.m., with a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday, Nov. 4.
The production will also be staged at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 8-10.
Tickets are $11 in advance and $13 at the door for adults, and $7 in advance and $8 at the door for students.
A series of fall concerts kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, in the Waage Theatre with a performance by the M State Jazz Band, under the direction of Dan Carlson.
A choir concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Legacy Hall, will feature the M State Concert Choir and Voice Ensemble. Selections from Handel’s Messiah will be performed by all M State choirs and the Fergus Falls High School Chamber Orchestra.
Members of the Chamber Chorale will be the featured performers in a Choir Concert on Sunday, Dec. 2. Selections from Handel’s Messiah will be performed by all M State choirs and the Fergus Falls High School Chamber Orchestra. The performance is at 7 p.m. in Legacy Hall.
The M State choirs are directed by Teresa Ashworth, and the Fergus Falls High School Chamber Orchestra is directed by Laurie Strom.
The fall fine arts season wraps up in December with an M State holiday tradition. The M State Concert Band, under Dan Carlson’s direction, will feature the music of Mannheim Steamroller, with performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7 and 8, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, in Waage Theatre.
Tickets for the Jazz Band, Choir and Band concerts are $9 in advance and $11 at the door for adults and $7 in advance and $8 at the door for students.
Tickets are available in the M State Box Office (Room C325), by calling 218-736-1600 or online at mstatetickets.com.