Did you know that Columbus is home to Largest Resident Theatre Company in America? Shadowbox Live is celebrating it’s 25th year and we couldn’t be more proud to be a Columbus original. This year we will have produced over 20 productions, presented more than 500 performances and entertained more than 90,000 patrons. Our annual budget […]
Franklinton is often touted as the next emerging arts district in Columbus, and this Friday, the neighborhood will get a little bit “artier” with the opening of Glass Axis. The nearly-thirty-year-old organization announced plans to relocate their facilities a year ago, and after a few days, their doors at 610 West Town Street are officially ready […]
Glass Axis is opening their doors at 610 West Town Street in Franklinton this weekend. For more information about the new facility, CLICK HERE to read our interview with Executive Director Rex Brown. For more information, visit www.glassaxis.org. All photos by Walker Evans.
Back in 1968, the internationally renowned director Sir Peter Brook wrote in his seminal book, The Empty Space, of four types of theater: Deadly, Holy, Rough, and Immediate. Guess which one of these Sir Peter warns to avoid at all costs? “Nowhere does the Deadly Theatre install itself so securely, so comfortably and so slyly […]
When it comes to local arts organizations, there’s all kinds of groups doing all kinds of interesting work. But the biggest organization of them all is the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC), which provides funds to other arts groups, acts as a promotional agency for many groups who can’t afford a large marketing budget, and […]
Columbus is a great city for the arts, with many galleries, exhibitions, classes and most important of all… local artists. Their work can be found in spaces large and small, all throughout the city, and many local artists have gained a fan following amongst the growing community that appreciates and supports what they bring to […]
Would you join an arts organization, if at the end of the season you would be asked to share the costs of any funding shortfall? This is exactly what people did when Chamber Music Columbus (CMColumbus) got its start. It was called the “system of guarantors” and a group literally brought their checkbooks and wrote […]