Welcome to Performing Arts at Blackburn College!
The home of the Department of Performing Arts, Bothwell Conservatory has just undergone a 2+ Million dollar renovation! Our multi-use performance space, Bothwell Auditorium, has had the following upgrades:
- New Movie Projector permanently installed and an extra-large Movie Screen
- New Lighting system including many LED fixtures and the ETC ION 1000 light board
- New Sound Equipment including new Speakers and the Yamaha QL5-65 Channel sound board
- New Assisted Listening devices for patrons
- New Main Drape, Borders, Legs, and Traveler Curtains
- New Auditorium Seating with dedicated wheelchair seating space
- Newly Renovated Bathrooms
Please visit us for an Upcoming Performance.
TALENT SCHOLARSHIPS IN MUSIC, MUSICAL THEATRE, AND THEATRE
We offer a limited number of $1000 Talent Scholarships to incoming Freshmen and Transfer Students. For more information, call 217-854-5704 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In 2013 Blackburn earned the prestigious All Steinway designation, signaling Blackburn’s commitment to the highest quality music education. For more information click here.
STUDENT JOBS IN PERFORMING ARTS
Earn your tuition credit by working in the Performing Arts Department! Over a dozen students work in Performing Arts in the following Jobs:
- Music Office Assistant (multiple positions)
- Theatre Stage Manager
- Theatre Lighting and Projection Technician
- Theatre Sound Technician
- Theatre Set and Props Construction Supervisor
- Theatre Set and Props Assistant
- Theatre Costumer
- Theatre Office Assistant
Professional Employment Opportunities
The Blackburn College Department of Performing Arts seeks a choral accompanist and adjunct instructors to teach several courses for Fall Semester 2015. For more information click here.