Visual & Performing Arts

Live entertainment. Right in your back yard.

Barton has no shortage of events to offer the community. Each season brings a unique flavor of visual and performing arts.

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Theatre Production Auditions- Words and What We Do With Them: 6 Timely Plays by David Ives
January 23
Fine Arts Auditorium

Performers 16 and older are invited to audition for these 6 one-acts. You may be cast in more than one role.  Please email millerj@bartonccc.edu to schedule an appointment and information. Once we receive your email request, you will be sent, via email, a reading to be performed during your audition.

  • ZOOM auditions take place from 12:00 - 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 23 (you will be sent a ZOOM link). 
  • In-person auditions take place from 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 23 in the Fine Arts Auditorium.

Rehearsals begin 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. and then shift to 6:00 - 9:00 p.m, Monday - Thursdays

Performances with live-stream are Friday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 20 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 21 at 2:00 p.m. 

Performing Arts Virtual Scholarship Audition Day (virtual activity)
February 13
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Registration form - Audition Registration form

Students interested in auditioning for vocal ensembles, instrumental ensembles, dance ensembles, learning about scholarships opportunities in performing arts and visiting with our directors in vocal, instrumental, dance or theatre are encouraged to sign up.  Appointment times are broken down into four windows: 10 a.m. to noon, noon to 2 p.m., 2 to 4 p.m. and 4 to 5 p.m. Once a student signs up, they will be contacted by the appropriate director or directors with a Zoom link.

Contact: Music Department, (620) 792-9395, Theatre Department, (620) 786-1187

Virtual Animal Creative Camp for Kids (Barton Dance Theatre Fundraising and Outreach Activity)
February 14
2:00 p.m - 3:30 p.m.

Barton Dance Theatre Fundraising activity.  Children will enjoy activities with the Barton Dance Theatre dancers.  They will learn a dance, make an animal craft, act out a story and do a playful tumbling class. Cost per child $10.00 and $5.00 per each additional sibling.  Ages 4-10

Check back soon for ticket information!

Cougar College Virtual Dance Day 
February 25
9:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Check back soon for registration form!

Kansas Music Educators Convention (Virtual Event)
February 25-27 

Visit the calendar of events or see below for a full listing of events! 

Performing Arts Department 2020-2021 Schedule of Events

January

Theatre Production Auditions - Words and What We Do With Them: 6 Timely Play by David Ives
January 23
Fine Arts Auditorium
Performances with live-stream are Friday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 20 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 21 at 2:00 p.m. 

 

February

Performing Arts Virtual Scholarship Audition Day (virtual event)
February 13
 

Virtual Animal Creative Camp for Kids (Barton Dance Theatre Fundraising and Outreach Activity)
February 14
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
 

Cougar College Virtual Dance Day 
February 25
9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Check back soon for registration form!

Kansas Music Educators Convention (Virtual Event)
February 25-27 

March

Parnassus Auditions
March 6
Morrison Chapel & F111
9:00 a.m. 
Check back soon for registration information!

Barton Music Department Hosts Central Prairie League Music Festival
March 9

Barton Dance Theatre at Regional American College Dance Festival (Virtual Event)
March 17-21
Norman, OK

Theatre Production - Words and What We Do With Them: 6 Timely Plays by David Ives
March 19-21
Fine Arts Auditorium/Live-stream

  • In-Person shows with masks and social distancing will be Friday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 20 at 2 PM and 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 21 at 2 p.m. 
  • Live-stream shows via BookTix Pass will be available March 19 at 7:30 p.m., March 20 at 7:30 p.m. and March 21 at 2:00 p.m. 

Check back soon for ticket purchasing information! 

Barton Vocal Masterclass
March 25
3:30 p.m.
Morrison Chapel/Live-stream

Barton Dance Theatre First Round of Auditions for Fall 2021
March 27
10:00 –11:15 a.m.
Studio 34 
Check out the Barton Dance Theatre webpage for registration instructions.

KSHSAA Regional Music Festival
March 27
Location and Time TBD

April

Advisement Day Tour: Jazz Band/Hilltop Singers/Dance/Theatre Tour
April 6
Live chat with students and faculty to learn more about the Barton Music Department! 

Student Recital
April 8
4 p.m.
Morrison Chapel/Live-stream

Performing Arts Virtual Scholarship Audition Day #2
April 10
Check back soon for registration information!

Barton Vocal Dept Concert/Central KS Community Chorus Concert
April 11
Time TBD
Fine Arts Auditorium
Tickets will be available via BookTix for in-person seating and the event will be live-streamed.

Student Choreography Auditions 
April 16
4 p.m.
Studio 34

Fairytale Party (Children’s Event)
April 17
2-3:30 p.m.
Check back soon for registration information! 

Student Recital
April 21
4 p.m.
Morrison Chapel/Live-stream

Instrumental Concert
April 23
Fine Arts Auditorium
Tickets will be available via BookTix for in-person seating and the event will be live-streamed.

Barton Dance Theatre Spring Concert
April 29 - 30
7 p.m.
FA Auditorium/Live-stream
Tickets will be available via BookTix for in-person seating and the event will be live-streamed.

May

Music Endowment Concert
May 3
7:30 p.m.
Fine Arts Auditorium/Live-stream
Tickets will be available via BookTix for in-person seating and the event will be live-streamed.

Barton Dance Theatre Second Round of Auditions for Fall 2021
May 8
6-7:15 p.m.
Studio 34 
Check out the Barton Dance Theatre webpage for registration instructions.

Radio Show
May 11
Check back soon for more details!