ISU Arts on Display during Terre Haute Street Fair

September 22 2006

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - Indiana State University's departments of art, music and theater will have something to catch everyone's interest during the 2006 Terre Haute Street Fair Sept. 23 and 24 in the area surrounding Ninth, Cherry and Wabash.

From mask-making, dance, music courtesy of a steel drum band and improv theater, participants will learn the value and appeal of art, music and theater.

All performances take place on the community stage, located in the courtyard of Hulman Center.

Saturday, Sept. 23

Noon-2 p.m. Department of Art, assistant professor Nancy Nichols Pethick and professor Fran Lattanzio will host the activity "Cutting Edge: Creating paper cut-outs inspired by Henri Matisse's 'Jazz' series"

Noon Musical theater performing songs from "Wicked"

1:30 pm Department of Theater, Fusion Dance Company

Under the direction of ISU theater professor Sherry McFadden, children from Ryves Hall will retell the tale "The Tortise and the Hare."

Sunday, Sept. 24

12:15 p.m. Department of Music, ISU Steel Drum Band Comprised of students Jason Hammond, James Shinault, Dale Brinker, Brandon Chappel, Garrett Coefer, Joe Diko, A. J. Cowell, Kenna Mahmud, Eric Schatz and Tom Martin. Performing under the direction of professor Jimmy Finnie

1 pm Department of Theater, commedia dell?arte mask performance "The Hubbub Outside Pantalone's Door"

Performers will be Julie Dixon's advanced acting students under the direction of Arthur Feinsod

ISU performances are free and open to the public.

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Contacts: Arthur Feinsod, ISU Theater department, (812) 237-3336; Fran Lattanzio, ISU Art department, (812) 237-2630 or 8528; Nancy Nichols Pethick, ISU Art department, (812) 237-2638

Writer: Paula Meyer, ISU Communications & Marketing, (812) 237-3783 or pmeyer4@isugw.indstate.edu

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Indiana State University's departments of art, music and theater will have something to catch everyone's interest during the 2006 Terre Haute Street Fair Sept. 23 and 24 in the area surrounding Ninth, Cherry and Wabash.

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