The Clayton Center for the Arts on campus is having an exciting year. What most students do not realize though, is students can get discounts on tickets. All Maryville College fine arts performances such as theatre productions and choir concerts tickets are free to all Maryville College students. In addition to school shows, the Clayton Center for the Arts also hosts seasonal shows. These are shows included in the Clayton Center’s season subscriptions. For students and staff, all shows are 10% off. Each show has a limited number of seats for MC students with tickets priced at $10!
There are several shows coming in October. “Del McCoury Band and Friends,” according to their website “[The Band] has defined authenticity for hard core bluegrass. Fans count Gill among them as well a growing number of fans among those only vaguely familiar with the genre”. Premiering Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. and is held in the Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theatre.
The Maryville College Theater Department is putting on a production of “Metamorphoses” from Oct. 11-14. Metamorphoses is an anthology show based on several classical Greek legends. Metamorphoses is being directed by Dr. Heather McMahon.
“Man Made,” by the South Arts Circuit of Independent Films shows the the lives of four transgender men as they prepare for TransFitCon, held in Atlanta Georgia. This is the only trans-bodybuilding competition in the world. It is told through their lives and how they deal with the challenges. Premiering Oct. 24 at 7:00 p.m. in the Harold and Jean Lambert Recital Hall. This a part of the “Southern Circuit Tour” and there will be a question and answer session with the filmmaker after the screening.
For more information on Clayton Center for the Arts events email Sunny Tune at Sunny.tune@ claytonartscenter.com to receive event updates, giveaways, and special discounts! Remember when purchasing tickets to receive discounts you must go to the box office to purchase them. Box office hours are M-F 10:00 am- 6:00 p.m.. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to watch all these amazing events!