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Come learn with us!

Visit UofSC Aiken on Friday, October 29, 2021 for Arts Day where you can get an in-depth look at what the Department of Visual and Performing Arts has to offer. For any questions related to this event, please contact Dr. Joel Scraper, department chair, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 803-641-3306.

Register for Arts Day!

Schedule of Events for Friday, October 29, 2021

8:30—8:40 a.m.

Registration/Check In in Etherredge Center Lobby

8:40—9:00 a.m.

Welcome from Admissions in Etherredge Center

9:00—9:20 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions – Mark Hollingsworth and Joel Scraper in Etherredge Center

9:20—10:00 a.m.

Interest Session #1

Art: Photograms (Prof. Ginny Southworth and Dr. Jeremy Culler), ETH 143

Music: Playing it Together (Dr. Anna Hamilton), ETH 124

Theatre: Lighting it Up (Prof. Chet Longley), O’Connell Theatre

10:00—10:10 a.m.


10:10—11:00 a.m.

Interest Session #2

Art: Graphic Design Lightening Demonstrations (Dr. Michael Fowler), ETH 142

Music: Putting it Together (Dr. Keely Rhodes), ETH 125

Theatre: Acting Techniques (Prof. Paul Crook and Prof. Dewey Scott-Wiley), O’Connell Theatre

11:00—11:15 a.m.

Q&A with Current Students

11:20 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

Interest Session #3

Art: Realism and Shading in Charcoal Demonstration (Prof. Joe Kameen), ETH 141

Music: Keeping it Together (Dr. Hayes Bunch), ETH 125

Theatre: Getting on Stage with Cast of Snoopy the Musical (Prof. Mary Fran Crook & Dr. Keely Rhodes), EC Main Stage

12:00—12:45 p.m.

Lunch During Q&A with Faculty and Alumni, Faculty Dining Room in SAC

1:00—3:30 p.m.

Scholarship Auditions and Applications for Art, Music, and Theatre

  • Individual lessons with music faculty (by appointment)
  • Individual consultation/portfolio review with art faculty (by appointment)
  • Individual meeting times with theatre faculty (by appointment)

Optional Campus Tour

  • Tours will leave from Admissions at various times and can be scheduled around auditions. Students sign up in the SAC Lobby during lunch.