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City as a venue logo with Pikes Peak

Fine Arts Center Launches City As A Venue Program to Bring the Arts to Outdoor Locations Throughout Colorado Springs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 1, 2021) — The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College (FAC) is excited to announce City as a Venue, a new program designed to bring theater, dance, music, and more to outdoor locations across Colorado Springs in summer 2021. “Making the arts accessible to everyone is an important part […]

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of Spacious Skies

Fine Arts Center Theatre Company Launches Original Audio Play Series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 3, 2020) — The award-winning Fine Arts Center Theatre Company is launching a 12-episode scripted fiction anthology series entitled “Of Spacious Skies,” with the first episode debuting to the public on Sept. 17, 2020. The series spans eras and genres, exploring the past, present, and future of Colorado […]

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Fine Arts Center and Performing Arts at Colorado College Launch Program to Fund Creative Collaborations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 14, 2020) — The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College (FAC) and the Office of Performing Arts at Colorado College have created a program entitled 3×3 Projects to fund creative collaborations from isolation. Seven projects will be funded in the amount of $3,000 per project. “While supporting the creative […]

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The Bridges of Madison County

The Fine Arts Center presents the Tony Award-winning musical “The Bridges of Madison County”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 16, 2020) — The Fine Arts Center Theatre Company is excited to present “The Bridges of Madison County,” Feb. 13–March 1, 2020, a musical by Jason Robert Brown and Marsha Norman, based on the best-selling novel by Robert James Waller. This production is directed and choreographed by Nathan […]

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Nancy Lovendahl

Fine Arts Center presents exhibition of new work by Nancy Lovendahl

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 13, 2020) — The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College (FAC) is excited to present “Small Glimpses, Many Times,” an exhibition of new work by sculptor and mixed media artist Nancy Lovendahl, on view Mar. 14–Aug. 2, 2020. For over thirty years, Lovendahl has investigated the […]

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THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE CAST Q & A

The Fine Arts Center Presents Beloved Children’s Tale “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 11, 2020) — The Fine Arts Center Theatre Company is excited to present “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane,” March 6–April 5, 2020, adapted for the stage by Dwayne Hartford from the popular children’s book by Newberry Medal-winning author Kate DiCamillo. The play is directed by Meghann Henry. […]

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Idris Goodwin Named New Director of the Fine Arts Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 5, 2020) — Idris (pronunciation: Ee-drees) Goodwin, an accomplished playwright, poet, director, educator and organizer, will be the next director of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College (FAC), effective May 1, 2020. Goodwin brings extensive experience as a visionary arts leader, working to use the […]

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Fine Arts Center Presents US Debut of Rebecca Belmore (Anishinaabe) Solo Exhibition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Jan. 22, 2020) — The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College (FAC) is excited to be the only United States venue to present “Facing the Monumental,” a major solo exhibition of works by Rebecca Belmore, on view Feb. 21–May 31, 2020. One of Canada’s most celebrated contemporary […]

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The Fine Arts Center presents beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein classic “The Sound of Music”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 14, 2019) — The Fine Arts Center Theatre Company is excited to present “The Sound of Music,” Dec. 12, 2019–Jan. 12, 2020. This 60th anniversary production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical is directed and choreographed by Nathan Halvorson. Beloved by generations of audiences worldwide, “The Sound of […]

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Fine Arts Center receives major grant from Institute for Museum and Library Services to support digitization efforts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 22, 2019) — The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College (FAC) is excited to announce the receipt of a major grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) in support of a long-term project to improve the documentation, preservation, and accessibility of its collection […]

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