ECC Theatre’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Auditions are Nov. 13-14

October 27, 2023
Auditions for the East Central College Theatre’s Department’s performance of the beloved Disney classic, “Beauty and the Beast” are just around the corner. On Monday, Nov. 13, and Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the John Edson Anglin Performing Arts Center, the Theatre Department will be seeking the perfect fit for the roles of… View Article

Theatre Department to Perform ‘Godspell’ July 20-23

July 14, 2023
The East Central College Theatre Department will present its summer musical, “Godspell,” Thursday, July 20, through Sunday, July 23. This fun-filled musical is a modern and contemporary retelling of the “Book of Matthew,” and it is billed as a “celebration of music, mime, comedy and slapstick.” The show is directed by John Anglin with musical… View Article

ECC Theatre Department Reveals 2023-24 Productions

May 22, 2023
The East Central College Theatre Department will present five productions during the 2023-24 season that will raise the audience experience to new heights. The “Season: Unlimited” performances will showcase the amazing talent of the cast, crew and creative team, which will result in a dynamic live atmosphere for everyone to enjoy. The first production, “She… View Article

ECC Foundation to Hold Patrons Kickoff Event

May 27, 2022
Get ready to roll out the blanket and open up the picnic baskets for the East Central College Foundation kickoff of its 2022-23 Patrons of the Arts season. The Patron’s event will be Thursday, June 9, from 6-8:30 p.m. at Röbller Vineyard & Winery, located at 275 Robller Vineyard Road in New Haven. There is… View Article

Date Change for ECC ‘Puffs’ Performance

January 28, 2022
The East Central College Theatre Department has moved the performance of the Off-Broadway smash hit, “Puffs” to April 21-24. Theatre Department Director Grace Austin, who is directing “Puffs,” said the decision to reschedule the show from February was made from an abundance of caution. “This was a difficult choice to make,” she said, “but with… View Article

ECC Theatre to Hold Auditions for ‘Puffs’

December 16, 2021
East Central College Theatre will be holding auditions for “Puffs,” the Off-Broadway smash hit in January 2022. “Puffs” is directed by Grace Austin with choreography by Chris Page Sanders, lighting design by Bess Moynihan, scenic design by Sylvia Sellers, costume design by Carly Uding, prop design by Dora Bell, and puppet design by Skyler Hunt…. View Article

College Gifted Steinway Grand Piano

November 23, 2021
It was the generosity of an area woman and her connection to East Central College Foundation Patrons of the Arts members that facilitated a historic donation to the ECC Music Department. The department recently received a 7-foot Steinway and Sons Model B grand piano, which matches a performance piano currently used by students and faculty… View Article

Dr. Blackmore Receives Outstanding Adjunct Award

November 19, 2021
East Central College music adjunct instructor Dr. Lisa Blackmore recently received a Missouri Community College Association Adjunct Faculty Award. Blackmore teaches Music History, World Music and trumpet lessons at ECC. She also teaches at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Missouri Baptist University, and plays with the St. Louis Wind Symphony, Compton Heights Band, and many… View Article

Auditions to be Held for ‘Classic Mystery Game’

August 6, 2021
The East Central College Theatre Department has announced the 2021-22 season’s slate of performances, kicking off with “Classic Mystery Game,” a parody of the 1985 movie, “Clue.” The next step for the department is to hold auditions for the interactive performance that will ask the audience “Whodunit?” Theatre Department Director Grace Austin said auditions will… View Article