Performing Arts Center

A look into the making of ‘The Secret Garden’

As stage manager, Nicholas Gwin has been keeping “The Secret Garden” production on schedule, providing practical and organizational support to the cast and crew. His job as lighting designer, however, has taken a deeper journey. Gwin is a key member of the crew for the Reinhardt University Theatre Department’s production of “The Secret Garden,” Feb.…

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Summer Musical Theatre Intensive Camp at Reinhardt University

By Madelyn Montgomery Hone theatrical skills and beat the heat this summer with the Musical Theatre Intensive in the new University Theater, hosted by Reinhardt University’s School of the Performing Arts July 15-18. This is a great opportunity for rising high school freshman through graduating seniors to display their talent and learn from Reinhardt’s experienced…

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Broadway star Rebecca Luker coming to Reinhardt University campus

By Madelyn Montgomery In celebration and anticipation of Reinhardt University’s School of Performing Arts spring musical, “The Secret Garden,” Reinhardt will proudly welcome Tony Award nominee Rebecca Luker to campus for a free concert and masterclass. Luker will bring her talents and share advice with Reinhardt University School of Performing Arts student, as well as…

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#FacultyFriday: Dr. Rebecca Salter teaches dedication to music

Dr. Rebecca Salter knows how important individualized instruction is, which is why she prepares for hour-long, one-on-one applied voice sessions for her students. Crafting each voice lesson to fit each student keeps her on her toes and, she reports, “requires intense focus from both the student and teacher.” A key component of that individualized attention…

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Steiner-Hochwartner duo to hit the Flint Hall stage, Feb. 5

By Madelyn Montgomery Trombonist Peter Steiner and pianist/organist Constanze Hochwartner will be taking the stage for free a concert at Falany Performing Arts Center in Flint Hall on Feb. 5. The Duo Steiner-Hochwartner was formed in 2017 and they have spent the 2018-2019 season in extensive international travel, including a tour to the United States,…

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‘The Carpenters’ to be remembered through song in Flint Hall

By Madelyn Montgomery Come join Michelle Berting Brett as she pays tribute to The Carpenters in “We’ve Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered” in Flint Hall at Falany Performing Arts Center Jan. 9 and Jan. 11. Best known for their hits, “Close to You,” “Yesterday Once More,” “Rainy Days & Mondays” and, of course, “We’ve Only…

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Why Reinhardt: Anya Cutter ’20

Anya Cutter ’20 came to Reinhardt knowing only one friendly face, but the tiny but mighty musical theatre major found her own place in the spotlight. Anya had been studying under Reinhardt professor of music and director of choral activities, Dr. Martha Shaw, since she was 10. “At first, I chose Reinhardt because of Dr.…

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Why Reinhardt: non-traditional student, Hannah Hise ’14

With a full-time job, ease and convenience was on Hannah Hise’s ’14 mind when she wanted to earn a degree to accelerate her career. Reinhardt wasn’t new to her. In fact, she earned her first degree in music in 2009. It’s also a place where she met her husband. It was home. “I enjoyed my…

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#FacultyFriday: David Nisbet is vested in each student’s progress

David Nisbet’s passion for teaching and care for his students is reflected in nearly any conversation with him. The father of two has had hundreds of kids over the years, ones he has helped develop in the classroom and on stage into professional actors performing in theaters across the country. The associate professor of theatre…

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