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photo provided Last week, students from the Ohio University Lancaster Theatre program helped community law enforcement officials prepare for crisis situations. The students used their acting skills to depict crisis scenarios during Fairfield County’s Crisis Intervention Training (CIT), put on by the Fairfield County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Board (ADAMH). “The situations varied,”… Read More
Viewers of the next exhibition at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio will be able to travel through cinematic time, thanks to interactive technology programmed by an Ohio University Lancaster Alumna and Adjunct Professor. The costumes in Designing Woman: Edith Head at Paramount 1924–1967 will come to life as visitors play short clips from movies… Read More
The Ohio University Lancaster Guitar Orchestra is about to hold its first concert. The guitar orchestra, a group made up different kinds of guitars, stems from Music Instructor Paul Young’s Music 1651 class, Classic Folk Guitar for Non-Majors. “We are preparing for our concert next week,” said Young. “The concert is the final project for… Read More
The covered bridge at OU-Lancaster has been the literal link between the campus and the Lancaster Festival for more than 25 years.
That’s one of the many reasons why a new name for a relatively new partnership between the Lancaster Festival and OUL, The Covered Bridge Music Series, seems to make perfect sense. Country singer Elizabeth Cook is scheduled to perform on April 25.
Carole Amber’s children’s book, The Gift of the LadyBug, is helping young people around the nation cope with struggles, tragedy or loss in their lives. Writing the book also helped its author turn one of the most difficult experiences of her life into a celebration of ladybugs.
Amber’s son, TJ, died in April, 2009 at 14 months old due to complications from Leigh syndrome. It was during this dark time in Amber’s life that a story about two horses who become the parents of a ladybug came to life.
To celebrate Martin Luther King Day, the Ohio University Lancaster Diversity Committee is sponsoring a performance of The Black-Jew Dialogues on campus. The event will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. in Brasee Hall’s Wagner Theatre. “This is an exciting opportunity for students at Ohio University Lancaster-Pickerington and people in our community,”… Read More
When you open up a children’s book, the illustrations on each page take you back to your childhood. Have you ever wondered how an adult artist learns to create childlike drawings to illustrate children’s books? You can find out at Ohio University Lancaster.
Children’s Book Illustrations: The Circle of Creativity will be on display in the Raymond S. Wilkes Galley for the Visual Arts from Jan. 22 to March 21.
Arts and culture are very important to Dean and Cathie DeRolph. The couple believes that music, theatre and art are what makes Lancaster a special place to live. So, supporting the fundraising effort for the Ohio University Lancaster Theatre was something that they both knew was right for them. “You’re just not a well-rounded community… Read More
Another honor has been bestowed upon the Ohio University Lancaster Theatre program. The entire cast of To Kill a Mockingbird has been asked to perform one scene from the show at the Kennedy Center College Theater Festival in January. “We just officially received word that they wanted us to perform the scene,” said Theatre Director… Read More
After two successful seasons of staging It's a Wonderful Life, Ohio University Lancaster Theatre is presenting another Christmas classic: Miracle on 34th Street. The family-friendly play will run Dec. 5-8 with special pre-show holiday sing-alongs.