2 Sep, 2020

This is What Essential Means at The PAC

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A post from Seth Soloway, Director of The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College Today is August 31, the first day of classes at Purchase College. So I’m here, watching us get underway and supervising. And I’ve watched Christy Havard, Director [...]

6 Aug, 2020

Clothes Maketh the Show

By |Aug 6, 2020|Behind the Scenes, Bringing Backstage Forward, The PAC in Your Living Room|Comments Off on Clothes Maketh the Show

Ever wonder what goes on behind the curtain during a live performance? In the new series Bringing Backstage Forward our Production Team invites you into their world, sharing insights and tricks of the trade via blog posts, videos, interviews, and [...]

30 Jun, 2020

Community Partner Stories: Dr. Evelyn Collins

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For a number of years now, The Performing Arts Center has watched with admiration as the wonderful work of Dr. Evelyn Collins and her extraordinarily talented students and staff have developed a powerful program of performing and visual arts teaching, [...]

18 Jun, 2020

Spotlight on Black Choreographers

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From the Jim Crow era to the modern-day Black Lives Matter movement, black creators have used their art to discuss topics like racial inequality and white privilege, as well as celebrate Black communities and experiences. Since Asadata Dafora first brought [...]

28 Apr, 2020

Backstage with Christy Havard, Director of Production: Theater Superstitions

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Theater is a magical place full of wonder and mystery – and superstitions. Some of these have been around for centuries, and are taken VERY seriously backstage. Here are just a few… Break a Leg! This is one of the [...]

21 Apr, 2020

Keeping the Arts Thriving During This Time of Social Distancing

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On April 17, fifty artists, presenters, and agents gathered for our first Coffee Hour Conversation, an informal virtual chat about the challenges and opportunities facing the performing arts industry during these complicated times. The conversation, titled Keep the Arts Thriving: [...]