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Arts Collective – 22nd Season-At-A-Glance

Arts Collective -  22nd SEASON At A Glance


Ignite your imagination!

This season, AC presents a captivating collection of works, where compelling actors, writers, artists and musicians [from students to guest artists] collaborate to elevate, inspire and... ignite your imagination! Celebrate AC's artistic bravery and unique learning environment… this season's storytelling awaits you!

HCC’s critically acclaimed Arts Collective engages performers, creatives, and audiences with innovative events that ignite our collective imaginations. For over two decades, Arts Collective has served as a creative cauldron, providing expert guidance and training to new and experienced artists in bringing vibrant life to diverse works on the stage; from the newly devised to the classics and all in between. Arts Collective’s positive, collaborative, educational environment is open to everyone. Join us in creating new heights of learning and possibility.

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Underground Rooftop Coffee House

Presented by AC’s “What Improv Group?!?!” (W.I.G.), HCC’s Humanities Department & the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society (HoCoPoLitSo)
Thursday, September 22, 2016
7:00 p.m.
RCF 400
Directed by S.G. Kramer, Daniel Johnston, in collaboration with Tara Hart

W.I.G.’s original, edgy take on improv responds to the powerful and evocative work of poets and prose writers, visual and performing artists – an original artistic collage like nothing you’ve ever seen. Parental Guidance Note: No one under 14 years of age admitted.

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The Return of Hallowscream

Presented by AC’s “What Improv Group?!?!” (W.I.G.), HCC’s Humanities Department & the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society (HoCoPoLitSo)
Friday, October 28, 2016
8:00 p.m.
Smith Theatre
Directed by S.G. Kramer, Daniel Johnston, in collaboration with Tara Hart 

This Halloween season, nothing is off limits in W.I.G.'s spooky ode to everyone's favorite scary holiday. Parental Guidance Note: No one under 12 years of age admitted.

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A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play

Adapted for the stage by Joe Landry, Music by Kevin Connors
From the novella by Charles Dickens
December 8 – 11, 2016
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
Studio Theatre
Directed by S.G. Kramer

Dickens’ beloved classic comes to life, but this time in the form of a vintage 1940’s radio broadcast, complete with live sound effects and a cast of actors (all ages) playing multiple roles. Parental Guidance Note: No one under 8 years of age admitted.
 
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W.I.G.’s Two-Show Valentine Affair: “Love Is…?” & “Love Synchs!”

Presented by AC’s “What Improv Group?!?!” (W.I.G.), HCC’s Humanities Department & the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society (HoCoPoLitSo) 
February 10 – 11, 2017 
Friday and Saturday at 8:00 p.m.
RCF 400
Directed by S.G. Kramer, Daniel Johnston, in collaboration with Tara Hart

AC lights a match to this Valentine’s Day Season by offering TWO back-to-back improv shows: “LOVE IS…?” & “LOVE SYNCHS!” Absolutely something for everyone. Parental Guidance Note: No one under 14 years of age admitted.  
 
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IMPROVaganza – A Three-Night Improv Festival 

Presented by AC’s “What Improv Group?!?!” (W.I.G.)
March 30 – April 1, 2017
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 8:00 p.m.
Studio Theatre

What Improv Group?!?! (W.I.G.) hosts Howard County’s first-ever Improv Festival featuring scads of outstanding improv groups from the Baltimore/DC Metro Area! Improv lovers will see a different show each night. Parental Guidance Note: No one under 14 years of age admitted.

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An Original Devised Play – The Theme Is “Chaos” and the Title is TBD

June 8 – 18, 2017
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
Studio Theatre
Directed by S.G. Kramer

Chaos is where great dreams begin, and Arts Collective will bring you quite a daydream with their ground breaking original devised work. The collective alchemy of the cast and artistic team will shape this new and innovative work from the ground up. Parental Guidance Note: No one under 12 years of age admitted. Parental Guidance Note: TBD

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- Saturday - Monday: CLOSED


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