Tag: Center for Performing Arts

GSU-CPA 25th season

In-Person events return to Governors State University Center for Performing Arts this fall

Following an unusual season of streaming concerts, plays, opera and dance productions directly to patrons’ homes, Governors State University’s Center for Performing Arts will return to in-person, live events this October. “Safety is very important to us. This season may look a bit different with new arrival and dismissal procedures, added safety[Read More…]

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GSU Center for Performing Arts previews 2019-20 season

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Governors State University (GSU), the university’s Center for Performing Arts presented a preview of its 2019-20 season, which begins in September and continues through April, 2020. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of[Read More…]

Starring in the production Jan. 25 and 26 of  "Jesus Christ Superstar" are, from left, Nole Jones as Judas, Kelly Campos as Mary, Jacob Daniel Groth as Jesus and Malcom Jones as Pilate. (Provided photo)

‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ at GSU Jan. 25 and 26

Southland Area Theatre Ensemble presents the rock opera “Jesus Christ Superstar” at Governors State University on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 25 and 26. The Jan. 27 show is sold out.  Starring in “Jesus Christ  Superstar” are, from left, Nole  Jones as Judas, Kelly Campos  as Mary, Jacob Daniel Groth  as Jesus and Malcom Jones  as Pilate. (Provided[Read More…]

GSU film fest to feature student work

Registration is now open to reserve seats for the short film competition in the inaugural Chicago Southland International Film Festival (CSIFF) on Sept. 15 and 16 at Governors State University’s Center for Performing Arts.The festival will provide students an opportunity to tell extraordinary stories of everyday lives. Storylines include a[Read More…]

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GSU Dance Company Brings the Big Screen to Life

Governors State University students will present their annual dance festival at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 8, with performances inspired by the big screen. The performance will be at the Center for Performing Arts at GSU.  The program, “Dance to the Movies,” is directed by Megan Lindsay who also choreographed the[Read More…]

‘Caroline, or Change’ performed at GSU this weekend

The Southland Area Theatre Ensemble will perform the musical “Caroline, or Change” Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Governors State University’s Center for Performing Arts in University Park. The production, set in the early 1960s, focuses on a black maid working in the house of a Jewish family living in the South.[Read More…]

Singers focus on animals for Opera Up Close at GSU

Opera Up Close, a presentation of opera works paired with food and wine, presents “The Animal Instinct” performance at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24, at The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University. Selections will feature works that salute animals in song, including Aaron Copland’s “I Bought Me a[Read More…]

Chicago Dance Crash brings hip-hop fusion street dance to GSU stage

Chicago Dance Crash will perform the dance theatre piece “Evil and Good” at 8 p.m. on Oct. 22 at Governors State University’s Center for Performing Arts. Chicago Dance Crash has emerged as the premier fusion-style contemporary dance company in the Midwest. Emphasizing a unique mission of both athleticism and accessibility.[Read More…]

Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

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