Members of the Sweet Briar Theatre traveled to Scotland this week to participate in the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Led by theater director Bill Kershner, the troupe is performing “Chops,” an original play by Kirin McCrory, on Aug. 5, 6, 8 and 9.
Sweet Briar College’s third annual Blue Ridge Summer Institute for Young Artists will be held June 16 through July 7 on its campus. This year, the camp has added music and technical theater to its repertoire of theater, creative writing and visual arts.
Sweet Briar College senior Molly Harper literally stumbled into acting in high school. This month, Harper will present her final directing project, “Lies,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 19, and Saturday, April 20, in Babcock Studio Theatre at Sweet Briar College.
Endstation Theatre Company and Sweet Briar College will host a reading of “In Sweet Remembrance” by playwright Tearrance A. Chisholm at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in Pannell Gallery. A reception follows the event, which is free and open to the public.
Sweet Briar College’s Division of Performing Arts will present “ASIA: An Evening of Performance” at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, in Pannell Gallery. The event takes place in conjunction with the art exhibition “ASIA,” which opened Sept. 14 and runs until Dec. 14.
Several arts camps are set to convene at Sweet Briar College in June and July as the Blue Ridge Summer Theatre Festival celebrates its fifth season. For the first time, the University of Virginia will hold its renowned Young Writers Workshop on Sweet Briar’s campus.
When Sierra Wright ’12 graduated from high school, her career path was clear — at least as far as her parents were concerned. They urged her to study science, so Wright enrolled in the engineering school at the University of Virginia. This weekend, the Prince William County resident is graduating from Sweet Briar College — with a degree in theater.