All University of South Carolina system institutions will be closed through the end of the spring semester. Columbia campus virtual instruction will continue through the end of the Summer II semester (Aug 1). Details can be found on the coronavirus landing page.
Carousel - Rodgers and Hammerstein February 28, 29 and March 1, 2020 Drayton Hall Theatre
Music by RICHARD RODGERS Book and Lyrics by OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II Based on Ferenc Molnar’s Play "Liliom" As adapted by Benjamin F. Glazer Original Choreography by Agnes de Mille
Due to health concerns raised by the spread of COVID-19, UofSC has cancelled, adapted
to online, or rescheduled public events, performances, in-person classes, labs and
camps through August 1.
The Lanny and Sidney Palmer One Act Series RESCHEDULED As One Sat., Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m. Sun., Sept. 13, 3:00 p.m. School of Music Recital Hall– Free Music & Concept by Laura Kaminsky Libretto by Mark Campbell & Kimberly Reed
Purchase tickets online or at the door. Please note that online sales end at 3 p.m. on opening day. After that you may purchase at the
door one hour before show. Adult: $25; seniors/USC faculty & staff/military: $20; student with ID & children:
Auditions are open to all University of South Carolina students, faculty and the Midlands
community. Round 1 for the season - May 2 4:30–6:30 p.m. Room 040. Accompanist provided. Requirements: 2 pieces – one must be in English (aria or musical theatre). Be prepared
for a cold reading. Sign up sheet posted on April 23 outside of 040.
About Opera at USC
Opera at USC offers a truly comprehensive program for both graduate and undergraduate
students, covering every facet of opera production, both on stage and behind the scenes.
Singers, directors, pianists, conductors, marketing and public relations students
and theatrical technicians get expert teaching and intensive hands-on experience in
their respective crafts.
Opera at USC is one of only a handful of colleges and universities nationwide that
offers special training and practice for aspiring opera stage directors. You can gain
abundant practical stage experience by participating in the operas either onstage
Opera at USC presents two fully staged operas with orchestra each year and also presents
an evening of One-Act Operas, often with a graduate stage director. Roles are open
to undergraduates and graduates.
Master classes conducted by international opera singers, conductors, coaches and directors are held